Tag: bacon

Saturday Evening Pasta: Carbonara

Now that the thought of food does not turn my stomach inside out, and I can consume more than three bites and three sips at a time, I can get back to cooking. There has been some bacon in the fridge for a while, and allowing bacon to go bad and be thrown away is ...

Spiced Bacon Take One.

My first attempt at a spiced bacon without a sugary glaze is not exactly a success, but not exactly a failure. It is bacon, after all, and I didn’t burn it, so there’s that. I followed the basic instructions from the original recipe, except instead of sugar, I bloomed the spices in hot olive oil, ...

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Not With a Bang, But a Whimper

I had such high hopes for the “Bacon Brunch” trio of recipes in the Bacon issue of Food Network Magazine, but while the dishes were tasty, they weren’t very bacony. Here you have Chicken and Bacon Waffles, Waldorf Slaw with Bacon, and a Smoky Bloody Mary. I matched these up with some sauteed Swiss chard ...

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Bacon, Chocolate, Cupcakes, and a BLT FTW!

The Bacon Odyssey continues, courtesy of Food Network Magazine. These are bacon strips topped with four different spice-and-sweet mixtures: Maple-Chile, Pie Spice, Rosemary-Black Pepper, Cajun. They baked in the oven until they were well-browned and crispy. Well, some of them were really well-browned and really crispy. If you try this, keep a sharp eye on ...

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Plenty of Bacon, But No Grief Here!!

It may be that Food Network has tapped into the collective subconscious of the food world with their recent Bacon magazine issue. As I perused my Twitter feed today I discovered this link to the James Beard Foundation’s website: http://www.jamesbeard.org/blog/bacon-takes-center-stage There you will find links to recipes that raise bacon to decadent heights, like Bacon ...