Easter bunny eggs

Pinterest is filled with holiday decorating and food presentation ideas.  Most of the time there are not complete directions included with the ideas, but this one was posted on a variety of sites. This would be a cute idea to serve to children for a holiday breakfast.  If I was making quite a few of…

Bacon, lettuce and tomato quesadilla

Here is a fun way to serve a classic sandwich with a new Tex-Mex twist.  I use sun-dried tomatoes, either quick microwave crispy bacon or traditional bacon, and shredded Fontina cheese.  I also like to use Romaine lettuce. Gather the ingredients. Heat the tortilla shells in the oven for five minutes and then add the…

Bagel breakfast casserole

Cold weather is a great time to serve a hot breakfast to family and friends. Everyone just wants to gather around and drink a hot beverage while taking their time on a weekend morning.  Here is a great recipe that is a twist on the standard breakfast egg casserole.  I tried it with plain bagels,…

sunshine baked eggs

A great way to make eggs has always been to bake them in the oven.  Especially when preparing for a large breakfast, this technique has to be the easiest.  The eggs can be made in advance while other side dishes are finishing up or being plated.  Sunshine baked eggs are similar to eggs in a…

Baked eggs for breakfast

Easter breakfast is typically a great meal to enjoy with family.  If you have many people to serve, and want to try something a bit different from the typical breakfast casserole–why not try baked eggs? This is such an easy recipe and can even be adapted to personal preferences.  Each person could have their own…

Easy Bacon Garlic rolls

From the Taste of the South magazine, published in November 2014, comes this fabulous recipe for easy bacon garlic rolls.  These rolls are made with frozen pizza dough and are delicious.  They can be used for lunches or served with a bowl of soup for dinner. Take out the frozen pizza dough early in the…

open faced tomato sandwiches

all of my summer tomatoes have ripened and for the past few weeks, i have been making a variety of recipes to take advantage of their delicious homegrown taste. this past week, i made open-faced tomato sandwiches. this process is really not even a recipe, but just a personal preference on how to make a…

super bowl bacon dip

well, the super bowl is a distant memory again for another year.  although, there are many more sporting events coming up where appetizers are going to be needed for sports fans of all types.  i found this recipe from a New Orleans cookbook, where the recipes were submitted by home cooks and not chefs.  i…

bacon, lettuce and tomato pasta

one of my all time favorite sandwiches is a bacon, lettuce and tomato.  of course, i usually only eat one of these in the summer time when tomatoes are home-grown and so very tasty.  during the winter months, i think about have a great tomato sandwich. so, last week, i searched for a recipe that would…

leek and bacon pizza

here is another twist on the best pizza ever recipe that i posted on this blog april 10, 2013.  follow the directions in the recipe for the crust and the cheese selection, but use the following directions for the topping. cook six slices of bacon either by baking in the oven or over medium heat…

baking tip: baked bacon

bacon is a cured meat made from pork. bacon should only be consumed occasionally, as suggested in current research from the Harvard school of public health that there is a link between nitrates and COPD, heart disease and diabetes. turkey bacon and other products without nitrates can be used to substitute for bacon requirements in recipes. …

bacon, tomato and noodles

when dinner time is a bit rushed but there is still a need for something tasty and delicious, try this recipe for bacon, tomato and noodles.  i use yolk free egg noodles and make just enough for two people.  cut about 4 slices of bacon into a large sauce pot and brown.  drain and add one chopped…