Chris’ Bacon Ranch Club Sandwich

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How do you build the perfect sandwich? I may be a bit of a sandwich snob in that I don’t care for run of the mill “meat and cheese on white bread”. I DO, however, love a dressed up sammy with lots of flavors and texture….and bread….you know it’s all about the right bread. I […]

Party Appetizer – Bacon & Blue Cheese Dates

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Here’s the perfect appetizer to serve during your shabby chic bridal shower or ANY casual gathering – bacon wrapped blue cheese dates. During a ladies night at my house a few months ago, one of the gals brought these over to share and I was hooked! You can’t eat just one. The combination of salty […]

Easy Party Appetizer – Cheesy Bacon Potato Bites

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Appetizer foods are my FAVORITE types of foods, so hosting parties usually means serving an array of heavy hors d’oeuvres, or at least one special appetizer before a dinner party. Time is always a consideration too, so I love starting with packaged items to make it easier. As a Tastemaker/brand Ambassador for Alexia Foods I […]

Bacon Appetizers – My 3 Favorite Recipes

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Today I have 3 tried and true party appetizers to share with you, and they all have one thing in common – Bacon! I’ve made these for years and they always get rave reviews. They are loved by both men and women, as well as kids. If you’re looking for something easy to assemble to […]

Jalapeno Poppers Recipe

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If you love food with just a hint of spice and a great combination of flavors and textures, then you will love these jalapeno poppers.  These little bites are truly addictive but make such a wonderful appetizer for any party or cookout.  You can cook them on the grill or in the oven depending on […]

Cucumber Cup Appetizers

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I found this delicious looking/sounding recipe for stuffed cucumber cups on Lemons and Anchovies – another fun food blog.  I love cucumbers, caramelized onions, and bacon so these are right up my alley!  And even better, they make an adorable presentation as the cucumbers are hollowed out into cups to be served as an appetizer.  […]

Mother’s Day Brunch Ideas

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{tabletop photos by Kristin Rogers Photography} What do you have planned for Mother’s Day?  With a few days left to plan, I’ve put together some brunch ideas that are pretty and festive and a great way to enjoy the morning.  Whether you want to create this for your own mother, a group of girlfriends who are moms, […]