1. karadekoolaid

    Recipe Smoky Tomato and Bacon Farfalle (Butterflies)

    Ingredients: ( serves 4 people) 3-4 large tomatoes, cut into thick rounds 1 medium onion, cut into thick rounds 5-6 cloves of garlic, skin on 4 rashers bacon, diced 1-2 tsps smoked paprika 100 mls tomato passata 1 tsp sugar 150 mls double cream 1-2 tsps salt, according to taste 1/2 tsp freshly...
  2. Morning Glory

    Recipe Radiccio, prawn and bacon salad with blue cream cheese dressing

    Blue cheese and bitter leaves are the best of friends, sharing edgy characteristics and a faint metallic taste. Small sweet prawns and salty smoked bacon provide a lovely contrast. I used beautiful Castelfranco radicchio which looks as if its been splattered with crimson paint. But it is...
  3. karadekoolaid

    Recipe Leeks with Cream Cheese and Bacon

    Ingredients: 2 large leeks (about 350 gms) 125 gms cream cheese a generous tablespoon of butter 3 slices bacon, chopped into small pieces 1 tsp green peppercorns, crushed A splash of white wine (optional) Salt to taste Milk to thin the sauce Method: Slice the leeks in rounds, wash throroughly...
  4. JAS_OH1

    Recipe Bacon-wrapped Hungarian-hot peppers stuffed with cream cheese and sausage

    Everything's better with bacon, right? Well a lot of us think so anyway, including me and my DH. I made these bacon-wrapped Hungarian-hot peppers stuffed with a mixture of cream cheese, mild Hungarian-style sausage, bread crumbs, roasted garlic, a touch of diced tomato, some diced kale, and...
  5. The Late Night Gourmet

    Recipe Bacon Burger Stir Fry

    This happened because I started to think of tomato ketchup as a cousin to gochujang. This got me to thinking of other East – West family relations. When I make a burger, I make it with kimchi and pickled onions, with a spicy mayo. But, that would be too obvious here. So, I made this the way I...
  6. GadgetGuy

    How well would you cook your bacon?

    How do you like your bacon? #2 if I'm doing scallops wrapped in bacon. Then I put a little bit of ground black pepper on it & cook it just until light brown. A deceased friend told me how to do it. I hit it right on the nail the first time around!! Came out good & everyone liked it!!! #3 if I...
  7. karadekoolaid

    Recipe Spinach,Pineapple and Bacon Salad

    Ingredients: ( Serves 4) 200 gms fresh spinach, chopped 50-60 gms fresh pineapple, diced into small pieces 6-8 rashers smoky bacon, Cut into squares For the dressing: 50 mls olive oil* 15 mls white wine vinegar* 1 tsp strong mustard 1 tsp brown sugar 1 tsp salt 1 tsp pepper * I have to admit, I...
  8. TastyReuben

    Recipe Dublin Coddle

    Dublin Coddle Makes 4-6 servings Ingredients 1 pound Irish bacon rashers 8 good-quality Irish pork sausages (bangers) 4 onions, sliced black pepper 1 leek, some green tops included, sliced 2 bay leaves 2 thyme sprigs 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley 2 garlic cloves, chopped 6 starchy potatoes...
  9. TastyReuben

    Recipe La Chorizette (Chorizo & Fried Potatoes)

    La Chorizette (Chorizo & Fried Potatoes) Makes 4 servings Ingredients 2 lbs/1 kg waxy potatoes 1/4 lb/125 g bacon, cut into pieces 1 onion, chopped 1-2 TB unsalted butter 1 TB olive oil 1/2 Spanish chorizo (about 5 oz/150 g), or more if you like 6 garlic cloves, chopped 1 TB herbes de Provence...
  10. kaneohegirlinaz

    Recipe Bacon Wrapped Lil Smokies

    Here in the US, Super Bowl Sunday is this coming Sunday!!! :woot: This is a day where we come together with family & friends to watch a sporting event, the last "American Football" game of the season. This game is for "all the marbles" - the winning team will be this years Football Champions...
  11. My Loaded Potato Soup

    My Loaded Potato Soup

    This is so good and filling
  12. Egg Bites

    Egg Bites

    This has been trending for a while now, but I just could pay the price, so I made my own!
  13. SatNavSaysStraightOn

    Recipe Spaghetti Carbonara with Aubergine "Bacon"

    I've adapted this recipe from the July edition of the Vegan Food & Living Magazine. I've used their Aubergine bacon and my prefered vegan cheese sauce. You'll need a very sharp knife and very fresh aubergines in order to make this work and resemble in appearance, traditional bacon pieces. Mine...
  14. Morning Glory

    Recipe Bay infused chicken and bacon salad with oil free dressing

    I’ve often thought that fresh bay leaves were a rather underused herb. The way I’ve used them in the past is to add one or two leaves to a stew, soup or marinade or maybe to decorate the top of a pâté. Here I thought I’d bring their savoury yet floral taste to the fore. Luckily I have an...
  15. karadekoolaid

    Recipe Courgette, Leek and Bacon Quiche

    Ingredients For the pastry: 200 gms all purpose flour 100 gms cold butter pinch of salt Ice cold water For the filling: 1-2 tbsps butter or lard 6 rashers streaky bacon, chopped 1 - 2 leeks, cleaned and sliced 4 small courgettes/zucchini, sliced into rounds 1-2 tsps green peppercorns 1 tsp...
  16. TastyReuben

    Recipe Savory Cheesy Bacon Oatmeal

    Savory Cheesy Bacon Oatmeal Makes 2 servings Ingredients 2 strips thick bacon (streaky), chopped 2 TB diced onion 1 cup rolled oats 2 cups water 2-3 oz cheddar cheese, grated 2 large eggs, cooked over easy Salt and pepper Fresh chives, garnish Directions Roughly chop bacon and add to a medium...
  17. TastyReuben

    Recipe Cheddar-Bacon Popcorn

    Cheddar-Bacon Popcorn Makes 4-6 servings Ingredients 10 to 12 cups popped popcorn (about 1/3 cup unpopped kernals) 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese ½ cup chopped cooked bacon (about 8 slices of bacon) Salt Pepper Directions Heat the oven broiler/grill. Place popcorn on a parchment-lined baking...
  18. karadekoolaid

    Recipe Bacon Jam

    BACON JAM Ingredients: 1 kg (2.2 lbs) bacon, chopped (Smoked, back, cured,what ever bacon rocks your boat) 1-2 tbsps lard or vegetable oil 8 cloves garlic, chopped 1 medium (225 gms) onion, sliced 1 tsp hot sauce 350 mls (1.5 cups) freshly brewed coffee (Do not, under any circumstances, use...
  19. Morning Glory

    Recipe Mussels with bacon, Pernod & tarragon

    The aniseed flavour of Pernod is a lovely combination with sweet mussels and salty, smoky bacon. This is an easy dish to prepare. I used semi skimmed milk to create the sauce but you could use cream if you prefer. Serve with some crusty bread to mop up the juice. Ingredients (serves 2) 500g...
  20. JAS_OH1

    Recipe Bacon wrapped shrimp stuffed poppers

    This is a favorite appetizer recipe of mine (and my husband and kids), and something I have made many, many times. The combination of delicious fresh shrimp surrounded by a creamy mixture of cheese and spices stuffed into a spicy jalapeño and then wrapped in bacon? What's not to love? When I...
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