Pasta Carbonara

Pasta Carbonara

Pasta Carbonara is a simple, delicious pasta dish that the whole family will gobble up. Cream cheese, smoky bacon, parmesan and garlic all combine to create the most decadent pasta. *EDIT: The text and photos in this post have been updated since it’s original publication in 2011. There was a lack of text and the

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Bacon Pinto Beans

Bacon Pinto Beans

If you love Chipotle’s pinto, look no further because now you can make them at home. Dried pinto beans cook all day in the slow cooker with bacon, onion and garlic to make these flavorful Bacon Pinto Beans. Perfect for rice bowls, nacho night or even on their own. This post contains an affiliate link.

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Peppered Bacon Pepper Jack Biscuits

Peppered Bacon Pepper Jack Biscuits

It’s biscuit time. Peppered Bacon Pepper Jack Biscuits to be exact. Great as a side for dinner or the star of breakfast, these biscuits are light, flaky, golden perfection. Along with the recipe, I’ll be sharing all my favorite tips for successful biscuit making. Having a bad day with the kids? Eat a biscuit. Stuck

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Gouda Burgers with Bacon Onion Jam

Today’s burgers may just blow your mind. Homemade burger patties, smoky gouda cheese and that amazing bacon onion jam from last week all combine on a toasted English muffin to create a unique and incredibly delicious burger.   Let me tell you a little story. A love story perhaps. Back in the summer of 2012

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Bacon Onion Jam

Bacon Onion Jam is a delicious, sweet and savory condiment that is going to blow your mind. Smoky bacon, red onions, sugar and vinegar are cooked down to create a thick, caramelized jam that is delicious on crackers, sandwiches, brie and more. I know we’re only halfway through January but I’m ready for Spring. It’s

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Loaded Shepard’s Pie

The traditional shepard’s pie is kicked up a notch with loads of cheddar cheese and bacon to create this Loaded Shepard’s Pie. A double dose of bacon in the meat mixture and the mashed potatoes will have you coming back for seconds. I have to admit, I’ve never really been a fan of shepard’s pie.

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Fall Harvest Salad

This Fall Harvest Salad is chock full of well, all things fall. Mustard, bacon and bleu cheese brings the savory while maple, apple and candied walnuts add some sweetness. It’s the perfect salad to healthfully welcome the cooler weather of fall. When the temps drop do you get excited for all the warm, hearty foods

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Dijon Bacon Croutons

Homemade croutons are the best but add bacon and Dijon mustard to create these Dijon Bacon Croutons and they become magical. Add crazy flavor and crunch to your favorite salad with these delicious little bread nuggets. “AGAIN with the bacon Meg?” hopefully said no one ever. I really didn’t mean to go overboard on the

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Bacon Wrapped Bourbon Glazed Pork Chops

Bacon wrapped pork chops are glazed in a sweet and savory bourbon sauce while cooked to juicy perfection. These Bacon Wrapped Bourbon Glazed Pork Chops are the best way to celebrate something special at home or just because. I just realized 3 of the 4 recipes I’ve shared so far this month have bacon in them. I

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