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  • CaramelApplePies

    Caramel Apple Pie

    Apples are ripe for the picking, and I have done exactly that this week. I’ve messed around with some different combinations of apples and used an apple that I NEVER would have…

  • TopRecipes2014
    Food & Swine

    2014 Top Recipes

    These are the top reader-selected recipes on my blog for 2014.  There are still a few out there that I may include in a later post, but for now, all of the recipes…

  • 1ChickenBaconRanch
    Food & Swine

    Fancy Chicken Bacon Ranch

    The Chicken Bacon Ranch sandwich craze hit about 10 years ago and I was ON-BOARD.  Strips of chicken (grilled or fried), bacon, cheese of any kind and plenty of ranch dressing… how…

  • Extra1
    Food & Swine

    Pigged Out Patty Melt

    Bacon, Ground Pork, Caramelized Onions, Gooey Cheese, Country Bread… this is the ultimate pork-inspired, Patty Melt sandwich.  My husband approves 100% and tells me it blows my $17,500 Sour Apple Pork Burger out…

  • Bacon3
    Food & Swine

    Homemade Bacon

    Pork Belly + Whiskey + Honey + Curing and Smoking = Bacon Fantasia.  Seriously, could life get any better?  We butchered a pig recently, a Duroc barrow (Cookie Dough’s bro) and we…

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    Food & Swine

    Double Bacon Caramel Sundae

    Here’s a fine way to indulge a bit and get some savory with your sweet.  Double Bacon Caramel Sundaes are aptly named because there is a shot of bacon in the caramel…

  • Barrett1
    Food & Swine

    Our Modern Pig Barns

    Today I’m taking you on a tour of our modern pig barns.  Come on into my prep shed and grab a pair of coveralls and clean boots and we’ll be on our…