Tag: bacon

Leek Chard Frittata Recipe

Our CSA started out small, mostly with leeks, swiss chard and lettuce greens.  The very first week I made this frittata with the leeks and chard.  It’s so simple and makes a light but satisfying lunch or pairs perfectly with a little salad for dinner.  […]

Bacon Broccoli Salad Recipe

I had never had this salad before moving to Washington.  Apparently it’s a potluck staple in the Pacific Northwest.  My mother in law has made this a few times for me and I’ve played around with it quite a bit since.  There are variations of […]

Eggs and Bacon Spinach Salad Recipe

Have you ever heard of a breakfast salad?  I don’t normally have salad for breakfast, but if I do it’s this salad.  Poached farm fresh eggs and crispy homemade bacon are stand out stars in this oh so simple spinach salad.

How to Cook Bacon in the Oven

How to Cook Bacon in the Oven

Okay, so I’ve showed you how to make your own bacon from scratch, but what’s the best way to cook your bacon once you’ve made it?  I’ve cooked bacon in the microwave and in a skillet, but my absolute favorite way to cook bacon is […]

Tomato and Green Bean Salad Recipe with a Creamy Vinaigrette

Tomato and Green Bean Salad Recipe with a Creamy Vinaigrette

I try to bring something different to every party, barbecue or get together we’re invited to.  It’s fun to test recipes out on people and, since I love to cook, it’s an easy way to show a thank you to whoever invited us.  When my […]

Dried Plum, Bacon, and Goat Cheese Crostini

Dried Plum, Bacon, and Goat Cheese Crostini

Prunes have gotten a bit of a bad rap.  They tend to be associated with old people and remedies for intestinal problems.  But really they’re quite delicious and deserve some respect.  Maybe that’s why they’re being called “dried plums” now.  The first time I heard […]

Egg Salad Recipe

Egg Salad Recipe

An easy egg salad recipe means just a few ingredients and not too much chopping.  To me, the key to this egg salad recipe is the grated onion, which imparts a quick onion flavor with out having to chop it finely enough to not get […]

Easy Kale Recipe for a Hearty Winter Casserole

Easy Kale Recipe for a Hearty Winter Casserole

I’m always excited to come up with new kale recipes.  This time of year it’s the only local leafy green I can get.  I used to see it in the store but never buy it because I wasn’t sure how to prepare kale, but I […]