Pecan Encrusted Maple Glazed Bacon Pecan Encrusted Maple Glazed Bacon Candied bacon is great on so many things, or as an appetizer or treat by itself, or a delicious addition to your Sunday morning pancakes. I love it on burgers, sweet potatoes, salads, popcorn, ice cream, the sky’s the limit, have fun with it and enjoy! Ingredients: 8 slices Butcher Quality Thick Cut Peppered Bacon (the pepper gives a nice... Continue Reading Recipe: All American Apple Pie I’ve been making this recipe since the early 1990s. I remember my youngest son coming home from a sleepover at a friend’s house. He was going on and on about how wonderful his friend’s mom’s apple pie was. Of course I had to call her for the recipe! He was right, it is literally the very best apple pie I’ve... Continue Reading Eggplant Parmesan Eggplant Parmesan Ingredients: 2 lg eggplants, sliced into 1/4 inch discs Marinara sauce 1 lb Fresh mozzarella, sliced or shredded 1 lb Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese/Parmesan cheese, shredded 2-3 cups Italian Breadcrumbs, I prefer Progresso 2 lg eggs, beaten Sea Salt & Fresh Ground Pepper to taste Fresh chopped Basil for Garnish Directions: Prepare your marinara sauce. Rinse and slice eggplant... Continue Reading Italian Split Pea Soup Italian Split Pea Soup Ingredients: 16 oz uncooked split peas, rinse well 2 Hot Italian Sausages 8 cups chicken broth 8 Sprigs Fresh Thyme (leaves will fall off as they cook, stems will be removed later) 1-2 Tbs Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2 tsp Tbs White Wine Vinegar 2 Tbs Fresh Garlic, minced 2 tsp Turmeric 1/4 tsp Ginger 1 tsp Celery seed... Continue Reading Tom Yam Kung Spicy Prawn Soup, or Tom Yam Kung One of my favorite soups of all time is this hot and spicy prawn soup from the Central Plain of Thailand. I was so excited to learn the secrets of Thai dishes like this! It takes just a few minutes to prepare and the flavors are amazing! A must have when traveling Thailand and on just about every menu... Continue Reading Maple Glazed Carrots with Prosciutto & Pecans Maple Glazed Carrots with Prosciutto & Pecans This vegetable dish is a beautiful side to any holiday meal. The sweet maple, prosciutto and pecans accompanied by the beautiful carrots are simply delicious! Ingredients: 3/4 lbs small/medium fresh organic carrots with tops; peel, clean and leave about 1/2 inch green top on 1/4 cup thinly sliced prosciutto 3 Tbs Olive oil 3 Tbs Butter 3 Tbs orange juice... Continue Reading
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