Category Bacon

Linguine Chicken & Bacon Pasta

My husband loves chicken piccata, he loves pasta and he loves bacon so that gave me the idea to basically combine all of it into one dish. This was enough to feed him two different dinners.
½ pound Linguine noodles (half of a box)
2 large chicken breasts cut in half lengthwise
1 tablespoon capers
2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh garlic
1-2 tablespoons crispy finely chopped...
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Pierogi Little Pies

One of Poland’s most popular foods, probably because of its versatility, each “little pie” is hearty and pleasantly chewy. They’re delicious stuffed with almost anything and can be served as a side dish, a main dish, or even as dessert. Here’s a basic pierogi dough that I used in Potato vegetarian Pierogi and a Potato bacon Pierogi...
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BBQ Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno & Cream Cheese Shrimp



For my birthday we headed to the local pub in Big Bear Lake called Murray’s Saloon & Eatery. Two guys were at the table next to use so we started chatting. They swore by the food menu. James ordered Ahi Tuna which was amazing and I ordered bacon wrapped shrimp. I put a reminder in my phone to recreate those bacon wrapped shrimp as soon as I got home.  I bought the largest sh...
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Apple Bacon Coleslaw

This is by far one of the best coleslaws I have ever had. A perfect mix of sweet, salty, and tangy! When you are looking for a fun side dish or item to bring to a potluck… this is a great option!

1/4 cup cider vinegar
1 cup mayonnaise
1/3 cup honey
2 teaspoons kosher salt
1/4 cup pulp free orange juice
Juice from 1/2 fresh lemon=roughly 2 tablespoons of lemon juice
1 teaspoon ground black p...
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Alice Springs Chicken

I used to work at Outback Steakhouse and guests would always order the Alice Springs Chicken. “Grilled chicken breast and bacon smothered in mushrooms, melted Monterey Jack and Cheddar cheeses, with honey mustard sauce.” This never appealed to me but marrying a man who loves chicken and bacon, I knew he would enjoy this dish.
Honey Mustard Marinade:

1/2 cup Grey Poupon Dijon mustard

1/2 cup h...
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Grandma’s Ranch Beans

1 lb. hamburger ground beef, browned. Don’t drain
1 lb. bacon, chopped, browned. Don’t drain
½ cup onions, chopped
½ cup green bell peppers, chopped
½ cup brown sugar
4 cans tomato soup (10 ¾ oz. each)
2 cans Pork & Beans (15 oz. each)
2 cans dark kidney beans, drain these (15 oz. each) – you can substitute for black beans but remember to drain them
2 cans brown butter beans or Lima be...
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Paleo Bacon Mayonnaise

  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 teaspoon of dijon mustard (optional)
  • 3 teaspoons of lemon juice, basically one lemon
  • 1/2 cup olive oil or ½ cup coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup liquid bacon fat
  • 1 teaspoon of salt (optional)
If you don’t want to use bacon fat, you can do ½ cup olive oil and ½ cup coconut oil (will give you 1 cup of oil in total)

* Once the mayo is made, you can add additional spices to spruce it up...
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Crock Pot Macaroni and Cheese

While I was getting my hair done by wonderful Allison, we got talking about food and she mentioned a recipe she heard of by Trisha Yearwood that you could make in the crock pot. She was wondering if that was even possible, so I volunteered to find the recipe and attempt it to see if it was worth anything. AND IT WAS! Very tasting and beyond easy.
  • Cooking spray
  • 8 ounces cooked elbow macaroni (h...
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Bacon & Egg Cupcakes

My husband emailed the link to this recipe while I was working. A quick glance at the link, I thought he really wanted me to bake him cupcakes. When I got home that night, I pulled up the link and went to the website and realized what it really was. I attempted this two ways.
Bacon and Egg Cupcakes Ingredients:
– 12 eggs (one per cupcake hole)- You can omit the yolks if you want all egg whites 

– bacon (...
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Bacon Wrapped Turkey

Who doesn’t like Bacon? The bacon helps the turkey stay juicy. Season to your own taste. We like to taste the turkey so we don’t use much seasoning.
1 Turkey – I used a 6.64 lb. bird with guts and wings removed
Olive Oil
Salt & Pepper (Optional: your favorite seasoning)
1.5 lbs. Thick Cut Bacon strips
Stuffing if you want to stuff the bird – Recipe below:
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