Bacon jam. A more fitting name for this concoction would be relish. Sticky, sweet, smoky, fatty, chewy bacon relish. Boy bait.
Here is a white bean, bacon and spinach soup that looks entirely unassuming. Like another run-of-the-mill soup. (This is what I thought.) I was wrong. Stuffed inside is the most incredible, full-bodied flavor. I was immediately smitten. With the very first bite. And may have even done a little happy dance.
Noodles with a sour cream sauce, salty bacon and the surprise of the bunch – cabbage! They come together in no time at all to make a comforting and hearty side dish that can fill in as a main. Michael Symon made this in 5 minutes on his new show, The Chew. Have you seen it? I’m just a wee bit addicted to it, mostly… [Read more]
An immensely comforting sweet potato soup garnished with cinnamon brown sugar bacon, pepper jack cheese and sour cream. The soup mimics a loaded baked potato transforming it from side dish into a thoroughly satisfying meal! The soup is fairly fast and easy to make. Almost as quick as boiling potatoes for mashing. Just one of the many reasons to love it. Sweet potatoes are simmered… [Read more]
Going into the fourth week of french fry creating and testing for Alexia Foods, one would think I might be entirely tired of eating french fries by now. That couldn’t be farther from the truth. The one day I didn’t eat french fries an overwhelming craving hit me head on at 11:00 p.m. I’ve developed quite a french fry habit, one that is going to… [Read more]
Large russet potatoes are baked until tender and then topped with an irresistible broccoli cheese sauce and crumbled pieces of smoky, salty bacon. The broccoli cheese sauce is exceptional eaten all on its own, and turns a boring baked potato into something completely crave-worthy. I love when I can use simple, basic ingredients to turn out something special like this. The cheese sauce begins with… [Read more]
If you’re anything like me you’ve overdosed on pumpkin desserts the last few months and are more than ready to move on. But maybe, just maybe, the pumpkin staring at you every time you open up your cupboard won’t let you. If that’s the case than this savory pumpkin pasta will speak to you in a different way. Pumpkin puree combines with tangy sour cream,… [Read more]