I love egg sandwiches! They make a great meal with very little effort, and are a great breakfast on the go. Before trying this recipe, I usually just used English muffins as the foundation for my egg sandwich. The bagels, however, add a little more heft and you can switch up bagel flavors depending on • Read More »
Grilled Turkey, Bacon, Radicchio, and Blue Cheese SandwichesDecember 27, 2012 | By andrea | 1 Comment | Filed in: Christmas, Holidays, Quick Cooking, Recipes, Sandwich, Thanksgiving, Turkey.
This recipe is a great way to use up leftover roast turkey. Or just use deli turkey if you prefer. I love the combo of smoky bacon and blue cheese…yum! Radicchio is a sturdy leafy green veggie that holds up well to heat. I didn’t have any (and wasn’t going to make another trip to • Read More »
Shredded Brussels Sprouts with BaconNovember 20, 2011 | By andrea | 2 Comments | Filed in: Recipes, Side Dish, Thanksgiving, Vegetable.
Brussels sprouts…people either love ’em or hate ’em. I happen to love ’em and this recipe elevates the humble, often hated vegetable. I loved the texture of the shredded brussels and the added smokiness and saltiness of the bacon. This is a great side dish for roasted meats, especially turkey and chicken. We had a • Read More »
California BLTsSeptember 10, 2011 | By andrea | Comments Off on California BLTs | Filed in: Quick Cooking, Recipes, Sandwich, Summer.
One of my favorite things about summer is tomato havest time! I make as many fresh tomato things as I can…I just can’t get enough of ’em. Here’s a a great sandwich recipe to use up some of those perfect summer tomatoes. This is a good time to splurge on some top-quality bacon like Nueske’s Thick Sliced Applewood • Read More »
Caprese BLT SandwichesOctober 7, 2010 | By andrea | 9 Comments | Filed in: Pork, Quick Cooking, Recipes, Sandwich.
Words cannot describe how much I love this sandwich…it’s one of my favorite sandwiches EVER! You may be thinking to yourself that it’s just a sandwich. But that’s where you’re wrong. It’s not just a sandwich…it’s a REALLY, REALLY GOOD SANDWICH: Ciabbata bread spread with a delicious basil mayonnaise and layered with ripe tomato slices, fresh mozzarella, • Read More »
Country French OmeletJuly 6, 2010 | By andrea | 3 Comments | Filed in: Breakfast, Eggs, French, Pork, Potatoes, Quick Cooking, Recipes.
I just whipped up this super-easy Country French Omelet from Ina Garten’s Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics: Fabulous Flavor from Simple Ingredientscookbook. Although the omelet is nothing fancy, it is really good. It makes a nice meal for breakfast or lunch. I used 6 large eggs instead of 5 extra-large, red potatoes instead of yukon • Read More »
Hot and Smoky Baked BeansJune 30, 2010 | By andrea | 13 Comments | Filed in: Casserole, Recipes, Side Dish, Summer.
Baked beans never meant much to me until I tried this recipe for Hot and Smoky Baked Beans. I’m not exagerating when I say these are AWESOME baked beans! I’ve tried other recipes but this is the one I always come back to. The beans have great smoky flavor from the bacon, barbecue sauce and chipotle chilies • Read More »
Bacon and Green Chile QuicheMay 6, 2010 | By andrea | 8 Comments | Filed in: Baking, Breakfast, Eggs, Main Dish, Pork, Recipes.
Who said real men don’t eat quiche? Husband can inhale 2 manly-sized pieces of this delicious Bacon and Green Chili Quiche in one sitting. The combination of bacon, green chiles and cheese is a definite winner! It’s also great for brunch or lunch entertaining because it can be made ahead and cooled (completely), then wrapped in plastic wrap • Read More »
Onion and Bacon TartFebruary 25, 2010 | By andrea | Comments Off on Onion and Bacon Tart | Filed in: Appetizer, Baking, Pork, Recipes.
This delicious, easy-to-make appetizer combines two great flavors: smoky bacon and caramelized onions. YUMM! The recipe calls for refrigerated pizza dough in a tube but I used Trader Joe’s fresh pizza dough instead. I had some trouble with the rolled-out dough sticking to itself when I tried to transfer it to the baking sheet, so I • Read More »
Grilled Cheddar, Tomato and Bacon SandwichesJanuary 5, 2010 | By andrea | 2 Comments | Filed in: Comfort Food, Recipes, Sandwich.
We’ve all had grilled cheese sandwiches before. But have you ever had a Grilled Cheddar, Tomato and Bacon Sandwich? If not, you’re in for a treat! Bacon takes the humble grilled cheese to new heights! It’s true, you know…everything is better with bacon!!! Because this is a simple sandwich, top-quality ingredients are very important. The recipe calls • Read More »