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America's Test Kitchen DIY Bacon. Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Popper Stuffed Chicken. Bacon n' Beer Griddle Cakes. We’re almost into our new apartment!

Bacon n' Beer Griddle Cakes

We spent all day on Sunday packing, because of course we procrastinated on Saturday. What can you do? We’ve got everything mostly ready to go, it’s just a matter of putting away some last minute stuff and doing a bit of cleaning. Of course, we are still having a bit of trouble with our landlords, even this close to your move out date. While Kramer was out getting some extra moving supplies, I was finishing up the laundry. Now, onto more important matters, such as these pancakes. That’s all you need for these manly pancakes (minus the bacon, of course, which was cooking when I shot this photo). Making A Bacon Candle. TurBaconEpic Thanksgiving - Epic Meal Time.

Bacon and Cheese Egg McMuffin Cups… It’s Thursday!!

Bacon and Cheese Egg McMuffin Cups…

I am so excited for the Bertolli event coming up next week. Can’t wait to see which of my readers gets to go with me, I pick the winner tomorrow! If you think you can take Mon-Wed off, don’t forget to enter HERE. Break out your Large Muffin pan folks, we are making Egg McMuffin Cups today! I love this recipe, it’s almost too easy and too cute! Who needs McDonalds when you can make your own delicious 4 ingredient Egg McMuffin yourself?!

I LOVE drizzling some good hot sauce over mine, definitely give it a try if you like things spicy :) Have a beautiful Thursday, see you all soon! Here’s the lowdown….press your english muffin inside Texas Size Muffin cups, line inside with bacon, sprinkle inside with cheese, break an egg inside, season with salt and pepper, bake and woo hoo you are done!! How cute?! Bacon and Cheese Egg McMuffin Cups 3 whole english muffins, split 6 slices ready cooked bacon, not microwaved, just right out of package 1/2 Cup shredded cheddar cheese 6 large eggs. Bacon, Egg and Cheese Cups. Appetizer Recipe: Bacon-Wrapped Potato Bites with Spicy Sour Cream Dipping Sauce.

If you can find tiny new potatoes, those would be even more aesthetically precious.

Appetizer Recipe: Bacon-Wrapped Potato Bites with Spicy Sour Cream Dipping Sauce

But chunks work fine, too. Just be sure to dice the potatoes smaller than you might think. We found that the smaller chunks actually had a better potato-to-bacon ratio. They were dangerously poppable. With the creamy wedge of potato and the crunchy bacon, the sour cream dip is what pushes this appetizer over the edge. Bacon-Wrapped Potato Bites with Spicy Sour Cream Dipping Sauce Makes about three dozen bites 1 pound small or medium red potatoes2 1/2 teaspoons salt, divided1 1/2 teaspoons minced fresh rosemary1 tablespoon olive oilFreshly ground pepper12 ounces to 1 pound thick-cut bacon1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream1-3 teaspoons hot sauceSalt and pepper Preheat the oven to 400°F.

Wash and dry the potatoes. Drain the potatoes and put them in a large bowl. Cut the strips of bacon into thirds. Cook the potatoes for 15 minutes, then flip each piece. Baked Eggs in Bacon Baskets. This is such a nice idea for breakfast/brunch for a crowd.It is so simple, makes 12 at a time and the baskets stays warm, unlike scrambled eggs which always seem to get cold when left on the plate.

Baked Eggs in Bacon Baskets

There are many variations of this recipe on the blogosphere. I've tried it 2 weekends in a row, and I find that this method worked best. I made them 2 ways, some scrambled with cheese, and others just baked with a soft center.We couldn't decide which way we liked them best. Spray a 12 cup muffin tin with PAM spray. Lightly cook 12 strips of bacon (or how ever many baskets you are making).Do NOT cook the bacon till crisp, but just enough to get rid of some of the grease. Coil your bacon slices around the wells of the muffin tin. Crack an egg and pour into the well.Sprinkle with salt and pepper. You can also whisk your eggs together and add some cheese, like a quiche, and pour this mixture into the bacon baskets. Bacon-wrapped Jalapeno Chicken Bites. 610K+Add bacon to anything and it will fly off the table.

Bacon-wrapped Jalapeno Chicken Bites

That’s what a caterer once told me and I believe it. Certainly applies here. Whether you’re planning a cookout this weekend or cooking indoors (rain predicted here in Texas), grill up a few of these sizzling treats for a quick appetizer or serve as an entree. I can’t think of a better way to celebrate the Fourth of July than with a big plate of these spicy and cheesy, smoky and crispy chicken nuggets. If you don’t like hot, leave out the jalapenos or skimp a bit. Bacon-Wrapped Jalapeno Chicken Bites Author: Recipe adapted from Home Cooking with Trisha Yearwood 8 chicken tenders, flattened and cut in two3-ounce package softened cream cheese1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely chopped8 slices bacon, cut in half Dab ½ teaspoon (more or less) of cream cheese on top of each chicken tender. Be sure to wear plastic gloves when handling fresh jalapenos. Rainy day gal » day 6: bacon cinnamon rolls.