Happy International Bacon Day!

The Saturday before Labor Day is a day designated as the annual International Bacon Day. There are bacon parties, bacon tastings and some bacon lovers achieve incorporating bacon into every meal of the day. If you are looking to fulfill that goal this bacon blog is a great place to find all sorts of recipes …

Chipotle Bacon Meat Loaf

Not Meatloaf Again! This flavorful recipe will stop the chant of “not meatloaf again”! The chipotle flavor in the meatloaf is a great enhancement. The chipotle bacon that tops the meatloaf is the proverbial icing on this tasty meat cake. This pound of chopped beef, go sirloin if you are feeling extravagant, had just enough …

Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Poppers are a Cheesy, Salty, Spicy Trifecta of Taste!

Add bacon to a jalapeno popper and what do you get, a better version of the ubiquitous jalapeno popper.  This version of the appetizer is easy to make and if you’re lucky (and skilled) enough to have a home garden bursting with jalapeno peppers, you’re almost half-way there.  The creamy center of this popper cuts …

Bacon Ginger Snap Cookies

This smoky sweet cookie combines rendered bacon fat and shortening. Using an ingredient you often throw away to bring a unique flavor to this old favorite is a win-win in my book.  Combine this smoky sweet cookie with an ice-cold glass of milk, and this snack hits the spot! If you’re curious about the nutrition …

Je Suis Potato Salad

Try this bacony potato salad with your next barbecue. Using a french-ish vinaigrette, it’s simple to prepare and served at room temperature, so there’s no concern about mayo getting funky when it’s not refrigerated for hours. The salty bacon compliments the tangy vinegar and mustard giving the dish a distinctive flavor that goes great with …

You don’t need a silver spoon to eat good food!

Fried Chicken and Bacon Waffles Technically you don’t need any utensils at all to eat this scrumptious plate of chicken and bacon waffles. Many a food blog boasts beautiful plates with fancy food upon them. But Sunday dinner served on paper plates was so well received at my house that my daughter asked me to …

Something to squeal about!

Baconize your grilled cheese sandwich to turn bland into something to squeal about! prep time: 5 minutes cooking time: 10 minutes Ingredients: gruyere cheese, green apple, thinly sliced, Orville’s Apple pie bacon, loaf of Italian bread, butter Instructions: Cook the Orville’s Apple Pie bacon. Be sure to prepare more than you need for the sandwiches …