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‘Super Evil’ Bacon Meatballs

‘Super Evil’ Bacon Meatballs
I would like to ask my cardiologist to forgive me for what I am about to do … When ever you see a show about ‘extreme’ cuisine, or read an article about the ultimate (Insert Food Item Here), there is a pretty good chance that the ‘extreme’ item will include some bacon. Bacon has reached almost mythical status in the food world. Its presence in a recipe can create instant appeal and desirability. So, while I was contemplating how to incorporate bacon into a hamburger recipe, creating my own version of an ‘extreme ‘ burger I saw on television, I wondered what a bacon meatball would taste like. These are, bar none, the best meatballs I have ever had. ‘Super Evil’ Bacon Meatballs Author: Kelly Jaggers Recipe type: Main Cuisine: Italian Prep time: Cook time: Total time: Serves: 10 Enjoy! *To make these meatballs a sub you will need the following: © 2011 – 2012, Evil Shenanigans – Baking & Cooking Blog. Related:  red meat

Healthy Crunchy: Three Guilt-Free Snacks You Can Make at Home When I snack, I try to stick to fresh fruits and vegetables, but sometimes I want something with crunch, not the moist crunch of a carrot but the carb-filled crunch of a potato chip. When I get really desperate for a treat, I leave the pre-packaged snacks–with their fat, chemicals, and processed ingredients–on the grocery store shelves and make my own healthy snacks using natural ingredients that I usually have in my pantry. My taste in snacks runs from the very simple (baked tortilla chips) to the unusual (roasted okra). But my very favorite, the one crunchy snack that almost everyone loves, is also the easiest to make: microwave potato chips. I’ve been making these for years, and I even bought this totally unnecessary gadget, which I used exactly once. Microwave Potato Chips Ingredients medium russet potato parchment paper salt optional seasonings: chili powder, Creole seasoning, Old Bay seasoning, etc. Instructions Variations Preparation time: 10 minute(s) | Cooking time: 12 minute(s)

Cheesy Chicken, Bacon and Avocado Quesadillas What is it about bacon & avocado that I absolutely love?? And these quesadillas… with their buttery, crispy, heavenly tortilla shells… are seriously yum. Don’t let the green scare ya, avocados have a really delicious taste. Let’s start with the bacon. Now take about a tbsp of the bacon drippings and add to a skillet over medium heat. Add bite-sized pieces of chicken in a single layer, season with salt & pepper, and cook for about 5 mins or until chicken is golden and cooked through, flipping just once during cooking. Remove the chicken & scallions to a plate and rinse out the skillet. Then add a little butter over medium heat… And when foamy, add a tortilla and swirl it around to get it nice and buttery. Now we can start layering with the good stuff. Bacon. Avocado. Do you know how to pick out a good avocado? A little cheese.. Now use some tongs to flip the other side of the tortilla over. And pat down in place. Oh my stars. Super easy. Cheesy Chicken, Bacon & Avocado Quesadillas

Korean Beef Stir-Fry Try Kitchen View! Take your computer to the kitchen and view this recipe full-screen, with step-by-step directions. Enter Kitchen View 1 Combine mirin, soy sauce and cornstarch in a small bowl. 2 Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Bacon Cheddar Cheese Bread | Evil Shenanigans - Baking & Cooking Blog When I was in England last Fall I fell in love. Not with a person, or even the land or the culture, however fantastic they all are. No, I fell in love with the bacon. In England they serve, almost exclusively, back bacon. If you have never had this kind of bacon before it is a glorious mix of lean meat, similar to Canadian Bacon, with a streaky tail, similar to our bacon in the US. Of course, my love knows no bounds and what are a few dollars compared to the comfort of a well cooked, meaty rasher of bacon? Last year I received The Bacon Cookbook by James Villas. I did modify the recipe slightly by mixing the all-purpose flour with some whole wheat graham flour for a hearty texture and nutty flavor. While the bread baked the house smelled like bacon mixed with Irish soda bread. You can, of course, make this with out back bacon. You really must try this! Bacon Cheddar Cheese Bread Yield 1 – 10″ loafAdapted from The Bacon Cookbook Cook the bacon in a skillet until crisp.

Hash Brown Wrapped Eggs It's been hard for me to switch gears from the whole "Stuffed" concept. It's too late to get this guy into the book, so here it is, Stuffed DVD special features! This is a play on a scotch egg, but also a Peruvian dish called papas rellenas. The key is perfectly soft boiling the eggs so that the yolk stays soft and comes running out when you cut into it. Roast the potatoes until tender. Mix with some flour, salt, herbs, and spices. Soft boil some eggs using this method. The potato mixture is mashed and ready. With well floured hands and surface, spread out some potato and roll it around your egg. Perfect. Fry em up until browned all around. Just another potato... With a suprise inside! Wait for it... Pop a little sriracha on this thing and it will be the best breakfast you have had in months!

Chicken with Coconut-Lime Peanut Sauce Recipe: Thai, Asian Inspired The Super Bowl is this Sunday and I am finally diverting from my Valentine’s recipes and sharing a dish that would be great alongside all those mini bite appetizers. There have been so many awesome recipes passed around the internet the past few weeks in preparation for the game. Do I even know who is playing, no. Do I know what I will be eating, sure. This Chicken with Coconut-Lime Peanut Sauce is a fun alternative to chili. When it comes to spectator sports it is all about the food for me. I added some bright green asparagus. This sauce tastes even better the next day after the flavors have a chance to combine. I like to make a big batch of this chicken dish so we have enough for a few days. What are you serving for the Super Bowl? Chicken with Coconut-Lime Peanut Sauce Ingredients Sauce Chicken 2 pounds Chicken Breast, cut into 1 inch pieces 1/2 cup diced Onion a few Garlic Cloves, chopped 1 teaspoon unrefined Coconut Oil 1 cup chopped Asparagus Spears, cut into 1 inch pieces Method Notes

Bibimbap Try Kitchen View! Take your computer to the kitchen and view this recipe full-screen, with step-by-step directions. Enter Kitchen View 1 Bring 1 quart of water to a boil and add 1 teaspoon kosher salt. Bacon Cinnamon Rolls Click for Bacon! While grocery shopping the other day I picked up a tube of ready-to-cook cinnamon rolls and thought hey, I wonder how these would taste with bacon. As I read the back of the package I was reminded that the rolls are actually un-rolled when you remove them. I unrolled the first pastry and the length of the dough reminded me of something. Could it be? Yes indeed. After assembling all the bacon cinnamon rolls I popped them in the pre-heated oven at 425 degrees for about 15 minutes. Right from the first bite I knew we had a winner. –Mr.

Buffalo Chicken Rolls I’m thinking we’re very comfortable together at this point, me and you. You and me. At best, we’re virtual soul mates bonded through food and cooking. At worst, we’re in a one-sided pen pal relationship and you’re not keeping up your end of the bargain. I’m tired of paying for postage when you never write back. But really, it’s mostly good, isn’t it? Give and take. So today I’m going to ask you a favor. Ready? Okay. Please get your cute bottom to the market, pick up a package of egg roll wrappers, some hot wing sauce, blue cheese, toss in a box of Junior Mints for good measure, and then get situated in the kitchen to make these. Buffalo Chicken Rolls. They are beyond perfect for the Super Bowl. The exterior is a crispy, crunchy flour shell. Here’s the step-by-step process to make them yourself: **Note: Find egg roll wrappers in the refrigerated case of the produce department at your grocery store. Ingredients Instructions Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Notes

Idiot proof way to poaching eggs. | NARCISSISM IS NECESSARY How to poach an egg: Boil water, add some vinegar, stir water to create a whirpool-like effect, crack an egg into the eye of the “whirpool” and voila……poached eggs! Easy peasy right? Nope. Not even close. Poaching eggs is one of the single most difficult and frustrating things I’ve ever done in the kitchen. My eggs always disintegrate in the water. They say you should use the freshest eggs but hello I don’t live on a farm and I don’t always want to eat poached eggs immediately after buying new eggs. So imagine how happy I was, when I managed to catch an episode of Master Chef Australia which taught the contestants how to poach an egg in a way entirely different from what I’ve read or watched before. All you need are: Clingwrap filmEggsOil # – First, tear out a clingwrap film about 25 cm by 25 cm for one egg. # – Lay the film over a small bowl or in my case, a muffin tray. # – Now crack an egg into the hole. # – Gather all the excess cling film and twist. # – Then tie a knot, like this.

Sticky Balsamic Ribs OK, Folks. No joke, these are the best ribs ever!! I always look at reader reviews when I choose a recipe. They help me decide whether a recipe is worth it, or not. Well, this one had rave reviews...many calling the ribs award-worthy, contest winning, etc. Begin with some fresh rosemary. Finely chop 2 tablespoons worth & put it in a mixing bowl. 2 tablespoons of balsamic vinegar & 1 teaspoon of cayenne pepper {I cut back on this a bit, as I was serving this to kids}. Next, peel 8 cloves of garlic. Mince them up & add 1 teaspoon of kosher salt {right on top of the garlic}. Add this to the mixing bowl, along with a 1/2 tablespoon of kosher salt & 1/2 teaspoon pepper and stir everything up. Next, you will need 4 racks of baby back pork ribs. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees. Cover tightly with foil & roast the ribs until the meat is very tender, about 1 3/4 hours. Add 1 cup of water to the pan & using a wooden spoon, scrape up all the brown bits.

In Erika's Kitchen Chicken Pot Pie Biscuits #NewKnorrStock - Little BGCG I’ve been wanting to make mini pot pies with biscuits for FOREVER. I just knew that Mason would love it and devour it and guess what?! I was right! The homepage of Knorr allows you to search for recipes by the type of product you have: So that’s exactly what I did and on the very first page was Chicken Pot Pie. It’s really important that the chicken is diced into very small pieces, otherwise the biscuits run the chance of not having a piece of meat in each bite! While the chicken is marinating dice 3 small carrots and 6 pieces of celery into bite sized pieces (again the smaller the better). Bring two cups of water to a boil and add the carrots, celery and pearl onions and let simmer until veggies are soft. Drain the vegetables and set aside. Mix together then stir in 3 tablespoons heavy whipping cream, stir again. Then add the chicken and vegetables, bring to a simmer and cook until the chicken is no longer pink! While the filling is cooking, open a can of biscuits and roll out each one.

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