Tag: Food Network

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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 ...

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Pancetta: It’s Like Bacon, But Not.

The Food Network really knows how to sell a magazine: make it all about BACON, and then have it reach newstands and grocery stores at the end of February, when we’re all sick of winter and dying for something more exciting than snow and ice, and therefore are extremely vulnerable to the power of suggestion. ...