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Southwest Potato & Corn Chowder

Posted by on Tuesday, February 18, 2014, In : Recipes 

8 slices bacon, chopped
1 large onion, chopped
1 red bell pepper, diced
1 orange bell pepper, diced
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 Tbsp butter
1/3 cup flour
1 tsp salt, plus more to taste
1/2 tsp freshly-ground black pepper, plus more to taste
1 tsp ground cumin
8 cups chicken broth
4 cups unpeeled potatoes (about 6 potatoes), cut into 1/2-inch cubes
1 lb frozen corn kernels
1 cup half-and-half
1/2 cup grated Pepper Jack or cheddar cheese, for serving
1/2 cup fresh chopped cilantro, for serving
Cook bacon in a la...

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Caramelized Onion & Bacon Pizza

Posted by on Friday, February 7, 2014, In : Recipes 

6 strips bacon, chopped
1 Tbsp butter
1 large yellow onion, thinly sliced
3/4 tsp kosher salt
1 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
1 ball pizza dough
1 Tbsp olive oil
1 cup apple butter
1/2 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
4 ounces Gouda cheese, shredded
4 ounces sharp white cheddar, shredded
2 cups baby arugula
Preheat oven to 500°F. Place pizza pan or stone in oven to heat up.
In a medium skillet cook bacon over medium heat until starting to crisp up. Remove from pan and drain most of the rendered fat out of the pan, ...

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Caramelized Onion & Bacon Pizza

Posted by on Sunday, February 2, 2014, In : Recipes 


6 strips bacon, chopped
1 Tbsp butter
1 large yellow onion, thinly sliced
3/4 tsp kosher salt
1 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
1 ball pizza dough
1 Tbsp olive oil
1 cup apple butter
1/2 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
4 ounces Gouda cheese, shredded
4 ounces sharp white cheddar, shredded
2 cups baby arugula

Preheat oven to 500°F. Place pizza pan or stone in oven to heat up.

In a medium skillet cook bacon over medium heat until starting to crisp up. Remove from pan and drain most of the rendered fat out of the pan, ...

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Ultimate Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Posted by on Tuesday, January 21, 2014, In : Recipes 
Ingredients
1 Tablespoon Butter
1 whole Medium Onion, Halved And Sliced
4 slices Bacon, Cut In Half
2 Tablespoons Mayonnaise
Several Dashes Hot Sauce (I Used Louisiana)
2 slices Sandwich Bread
3 whole Hard Boiled Eggs, Peeled And Sliced
Salt And Pepper, to taste
2 slices Cheese, Any Variety (I Used Swiss And Monterey Jack)
More Butter, For Grilling
Preparation Instructions
Melt the butter in a skillet over medium-low heat and cook the onions low and slow for about 20 minutes, stirring frequently. Remove ...

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Bacon Pimento Macaroni & Cheese

Posted by on Tuesday, January 21, 2014, In : Recipes 

2 cups elbow macaroni
4 tbsp. butter
3 tbsp. all-purpose flour
1 tsp. dry mustard powder
2 cups milk
8 oz. sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
5 dashes hot sauce
1 (4 oz) jar pimentos, drained
5 slices of bacon, cooked and chopped
kosher salt
black pepper
Preaheat oven to 350.
Fill a large saucepan with water, and bring to a rolling boil. Add 1 tablespoon salt to the water. Add the pasta, and cook for 5 minutes. Drain pasta and set aside.
In the same saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat. Add the flour, a...

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Perfect Potato Soup

Posted by on Sunday, January 6, 2013, In : Recipes 
Adapted from Tasty Kitchen


6 slices Thin Bacon, Cut Into 1-inch Pieces
1 whole Medium Onion, Diced
3 whole Carrots, Scrubbed Clean And Diced
3 stalks Celery, Diced
6 whole Small Russet Potatoes, Peeled And Diced
8 cups Low Sodium Chicken Or Vegetable Broth
3 Tablespoons All-purpose Flour
1 cup Milk
½ cups Heavy Cream
½ teaspoons Salt, More To Taste
Black Pepper To Taste
½ teaspoons Cajun Spice Mix
1 teaspoon Minced Fresh Parsley
1 cup Grated Cheese Of Your Choice

Add bacon pieces to a soup pot over mediu...

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Billionaire's Bacon

Posted by on Monday, December 31, 2012, In : Recipes 

1 lb. bacon
1 1-2 cups light brown sugar
1. Separate strips of bacon and blot dry with paper towels. Put sugar into a wide dish. Coat both sides of bacon in sugar, firmly pressing sugar into each strip. Lay bacon out on sheet pans as coated (some sugar will fall off).
2. Cook bacon in a preheated 425° oven, turning once, until browned and lacquered, about 15 minutes. Transfer to a lightly oiled sheet pan to let cool. Break slices into thirds.



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Pan Roasted Brussel Sprouts With Bacon

Posted by on Friday, December 28, 2012, In : Recipes 



 From Summer Tomato
Ingredients:
1 lbs brussels sprouts, cleaned and halved
2 slices of bacon
1 cipollini onion (or 1 leek or 2 baby leeks)
1/2 cup walnuts or hazel nuts, coarsely chopped
1 tbsp fresh oregano leaves, finely chopped
1 tbsp red wine vinegar
1 tbsp butter

Blanching Brussels Sprouts: 
 
Start some water boiling and add a few pinches of salt. Rinse and halve your brus sprouts. When the water comes to a rolling boil, add sprouts and set a kitchen timer for 5 minutes. Do not rely on yourself t...

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Spaghetti Carbonara

Posted by Chuck Murray on Wednesday, April 18, 2012, In : Recipes 
adapted from Everyday Food

Ingredients
1 lb. spaghetti
8 slices bacon cut 1 inch thick crosswise
salt and freshly ground pepper
3 large eggs
3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese plus more for serving
1/2 cup half-and-half

Directions
  1. Set a large pot of water to boil (for pasta). In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until crisp, 8 to 12 minutes; transfer to a paper-towel-lined plate.
  2. Salt boiling water generously; add pasta and cook until al dente, according to package in...

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