Bacon-Wrapped Dates — Dates are stuffed with Manchego cheese and slivered almonds, then wrapped in bacon and drizzled with honey. Perfect party appetizer! For my Garde Manger class in culinary school, our final project was to set up a holiday buffet. We were broken into teams and our job was to plan a buffet that
Loaded Smashed Potatoes — crispy smashed potatoes topped with cheddar cheese, bacon, sour cream, and scallions. A fun weeknight side dish or perfect party appetizer! I’m always looking for ways to make weeknight cooking easier. It’s not the cooking (we all know I love to cook!), but it’s the dishes that really drive me crazy.
Sweet and Spicy Bacon inspired by the famous Chronic Bacon at Nashville’s Biscuit Love. A rub of brown sugar, cayenne pepper & spices make this bacon sweet, spicy & smokey. This post is sponsored by OhioPork.Org. All opinions are my own. Before we get to the bacon, let’s start with the important stuff. I’m working with the
In preparation for all of my travel this fall, I’ve reached out to some of my favorite food blogger friends and asked them to share their favorite recipes as guest posts. Today’s guest post is from Jane Bonacci of The Heritage Cook. On her blog, Jane shares both old and new recipes in hopes that culinary
Forget the skillet. The best way to cook bacon is in the oven. Here’s why: 1. No grease splatters on you or all over your kitchen. 2. Easier clean up – just wash the sheet pan. 3. Free space on your stovetop that can be used for eggs, pancakes, whatever. 4. Hands-off cooking. Throw the bacon