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bacon

  • BACON

    Bacon Candy

    Sweet. Salty. Bacon-y. Addictive. Bacon Candy is all that and then some. It is a tastebud-tantalizing, tongue-twerking blessing for your mouth. Perfect for your game day spread, served up at a cocktail…

  • Food

    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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Food & Swine

    $2,000 Cherry Danish

    Yesterday was a big day in the Food Department at the Iowa State Fair for me.  Opening day is always a high dollar contest day there.  I entered the Tone’s Spices Recipe…

  • Food & Swine

    South of the Border Burger

    Since the Sutter Home Winery Build a Better Burger competition, I’ve had lots of burger recipe inspiration.  The winning Sour Apple Pork Burger hasn’t left my grilling schedule yet, I’ve been making it…

  • Food & Swine

    The Bodacious BLT

    This past week we’ve butchered, cured, and smoked our own pork belly turning it into some of the finest bacon I’ve ever had.  It was amazing.  We’re going to tweak that recipe…

  • Dinner

    Bacon Wrapped Crab Stuffed Shrimp

    Days like this are perfect for trying new recipes.  I love to do that when we’re locked in the house.  We were supposed to have a family day out with Dad, helping…