Tag: bacon

The Italian Club

Ingredients: 1 lb thinly sliced good quality  roasted turkey deli meat 1 lb thinly sliced lean capicola 1/3 lb imported smoked provolone iceberg lettuce, sliced 3/4 lb crisp bacon strips 1/4 lb jarred roasted red peppers, drained mayonnaise 12 pieces white toast Directions: Arrange 4 slices of toast on a platter […]

Bacon Pepper Jack Cauliflower Casserole

Ingredients: 1 medium head cauliflower,  lightly steamed and cut into florets (about 2 cups) 8 oz brick pepper jack cheese, shredded 1 cup whole milk 1/2 teaspoon paprika 3 tablespoons butter 1/4 cup flour 1 bunch scallions, chopped 2 pieces cooked, thick cut bacon, crumbled 1/4 cup roughly chopped Italian […]

Hangtown Fry-ttata

Ingredients: 1 pint shucked oysters, preferably “select” size 1 1/2 cup cornmeal 3 tablespoons flour 1/2 cup chopped scallions 4 slices thick-cut bacon, cooked and crumbled 1/4 cup milk 10 eggs freshly ground black pepper olive oil Directions: Preheat oven to 350. Heat 1-inch canola oil in a heavy skillet. In […]

Yellow Squash “Home Fries”

Ingredients: 4 strips of bacon, cut into 1/2 inch wide pieces 2 medium-large yellow squash, cut into 1/4-inch thick half moons 1 medium onion, sliced into 1/8 inch thick half moons salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: Saute the bacon in a large skillet. When nearly fully cooked, drain all […]

Late Summer Succotash

Ingredients: 2 slices of cooked bacon, crumbled 1 ear’s worth of corn kernels 1 quart fresh lima beans, shucked 1 pint okra,  cut into 1/4 inch slices 1/4 cup finely chopped onion 1/4 cup chopped green onion 2 cloves garlic, minced 2-3 medium tomatoes, diced salt freshly ground black pepper […]

Yakitori-Inspired Spicy Asparagus and Bacon

Ingredients: 5 slices bacon, cut into 1-inch pieces 1 1/4 lb thin asparagus, cut into 3-inch pieces 1 teaspoon ichimi togarashi (coarsely ground dried Japanese chili)* Directions: Fry the bacon pieces until crisp, about 5 minutes. Remove to a paper towel-lined plate to drain. Drain all but 1 tablespoon of […]

Benedictine BTC Sandwiches

Ingredients: for the benedictine: 8 oz brick cream cheese, at room temperature 1 1/2 medium cucumbers, peeled and de-seeded 2 tablespoons onion juice* 1 tablespoon mayonnaise pinch kosher salt pinch cayenne pepper for the sandwich: 8 slices white sandwich bread 3/4 lb thick cut bacon, cooked 8-16 thin slices of […]

Bacon Cherry Jam Jalapeño Poppers

Ingredients: 10-12 jalapeño peppers, stems and membrane removed and halved 8 oz Neufchatel cheese, at room temperature* 4 oz extra sharp cheddar cheese (I used Cabot Seriously Sharp), grated 1/2 small onion, diced 1/4 cup cherry-raspberry jam 5 slices thick cut bacon, cut into thirds Directions: Preheat oven to 400. […]