Best Thanksgiving Ever!

TurBACONducken for all! It’s that time of year when the weather turns chilly and our hearts get warmer as we spend time thinking of others and gathering with loved ones. Time to bake and cook and warm the hearth. But how to prepare a fantastic feast and still have time to spend with the ones …

Bacon Potstickers

      National Bacon  Lover’s Day is August 20! This seems like a great time to try out a new recipe featuring the star of the holiday, bacon. And we’re going in what might seem an unusual direction for a recipe featuring bacon, but really not so much if you consider that China is …

When Pigs Can Fly!

You’re likely familiar with wine and craft beer flights, a collection or grouping of various wines or beers for the purpose of tasting and comparing. The same concept is used for bacon flights and can be found in many restaurants including The Center Street Cafe in Farmersville, OH. Breakfast, the most important meal of the …

Bacon Based Spaghetti Carbonara

“Begin with Bacon” should be the rallying cry for recipes, as everyone knows, everything is better with bacon. Some recipes use bacon as a garnish, other recipes feature bacon as the star of the show. This recipe begins with bacon, but rather than sliced strips of bacon, a portion from a slab of bacon is …

Whiskey Glazed Smoked Pork Chops

The sweet spot in pork cooking is juicy but not pink, and that can be a challenge. Too bad smoked pork chops are not readily available at the market because once they are smoked all bacteria is killed so they are safe to eat. This recipe adds some sweet flavor through a whiskey glaze that …

Bacon Cheddar Soft Pretzels

Delicious smoky, crunchy, cheesy pockets of goodness are baked into these homemade Bacon Cheddar Soft Pretzels. To Alton Brown’s excellent recipe for homemade soft pretzels, we added cooked and crumbled bacon and shredded Cheddar. If you have a stand mixer with a dough hook, these delicious pretzels are so easy to make you might feel …

Jalapeno Bacon Avocado Toast

Mother’s Day is May 13! What Mother’s Day breakfast would be complete without bacon? But getting bacon, eggs, potatoes and toast anything near warm by the time it is placed before mother, is quite a feat. Make her Avocado toast instead.  It’s a thing. Thanks, Millennials! Spice up this tasty toast, in a nod to …

Bacon, Broccoli & Cheddar Soup

Casting pearls before swine? Waste not want not. Why toss out the bacon fat when you can use it in place of butter in some recipes? Throwing away bacon fat is akin to casting pearls before swine. Bacon fat is lower in saturated fat than butter. And not by a wee bit! Bacon fat contains …