A Must Have Item On Your Holiday Table: Bacon Jam

When I travel with my family I am always looking for some special food items that I can recreate at home. On a recent family getaway to Vermont, we experienced a great dinner at The Farm House Tap & Grill. One of the items on the table was an amazing burger. There were many deliciousContinue reading “A Must Have Item On Your Holiday Table: Bacon Jam”

Top 3 Bacon Recipes Dads Will Love

With Father’s Day right around the corner, I wanted to put some recipes together that were Dad approved. To do this, I reviewed recipes in the Make & Taste archives and pulled out some that I know Dads would love. I think the main reason Dads will enjoy these recipes because they all contain bacon.Continue reading “Top 3 Bacon Recipes Dads Will Love”

A Gift of Brown Butter Bacon Pecan Bars

How can you go wrong with Bacon Pecan Bars for the Dads and Grandpas in your life?  You may want to save this one for Father’s Day, they are that good.  On a recent trip to visit my Dad, I wanted to bake him something that he hadn’t tried before, but contained all the flavorsContinue reading “A Gift of Brown Butter Bacon Pecan Bars”

Bacon, Egg & Cheese Puff Pastry Hand Pies

Start the day with these heart shaped bacon, egg and cheese puff pastry hand pies! These couldn’t be easier to make and boy are they delicious.  I typically have this breakfast treat on a toasted bagel, but for Valentine’s Day, lets break out the puff pastry dough.  Your first step is to take one sleeveContinue reading “Bacon, Egg & Cheese Puff Pastry Hand Pies”

Cookies For Santa: Maple Bacon Chocolate Chip Cookies

Santa will be very happy when he realizes that these are not your ordinary chocolate chip cookies, but maple bacon chocolate chip cookies.  The maple bacon provides a wonderful sweet and salty balance that everyone can enjoy.  To ensure great maple flavor I made maple bacon and added maple extract to the cookie dough.  I madeContinue reading “Cookies For Santa: Maple Bacon Chocolate Chip Cookies”

Six Ingredient Bacon Butternut Squash Soup

With temperatures dropping quickly in New England, a warm soup is in order.  I have been making this butternut squash soup for a few years now and it’s always a welcome additional to our family dinners in the fall and winter.  Our local farmers market had some butternut squash available and I knew it wasContinue reading “Six Ingredient Bacon Butternut Squash Soup”

Maple Bacon Donuts – Recreating a Vacation Memory

In February my toddler and I flew across the country to visit family in San Fransisco.  This was a momentous trip considering it was my son’s first flight and he was meeting his new cousin.  The trip was amazing and every morning we would walk over to the Little Marina Green to play at theContinue reading “Maple Bacon Donuts – Recreating a Vacation Memory”

Creamy Stovetop Mac & Cheese with Bacon and Panko Topping

This was another first for me.  I had never made mac and cheese before, not even the box option, and since I have experienced very good and bad versions, I thought it was out of reach.  Every time we order barbecue from our favorite local BBQ spot, there is always a side order of macContinue reading “Creamy Stovetop Mac & Cheese with Bacon and Panko Topping”