Travel - Food - Fun
It's All About The Bacon
Destination Bacon is traveling the country to find the most delicious bacon dishes at restaurants/diners, pubs, bakeries and festivals. We are also making tasty bacon recipes and sharing them with you so you can be in "hog heaven", too!
The Shack's Bacon Fest Bacon Cheeseburger!
So I was in disbelief that NONE of our food vendors submitted a request to offer a Bacon Cheeseburger at the Ellijay Bacon Fest.....poor Abbey had to listen to me cry about this for months! So she has stepped up to the plate (literally) and The Shack of Ellijay will be offering their version of a Bacon Cheeseburger at the Bacon Fest!!!!
We Made Bacon Pancake Dippers!
Easy, fun recipe. Great for kids - try it! INGREDIENTS: -Your favorite bacon -Your favorite syrup -Your favorite pancake mix DIRECTIONS: -Fry up your favorite bacon, let drain on paper towel -Make your favorite pancake mix and carefully pour it into a squeeze bottle -Place the bacon strip in the pan, squeeze the pancake mix around the strip -Flip over when the first side is cooked to your liking -Repeat the process -When done, serve with your favorite maple syrup! ENJOY!
We Made Bacon Quiche!
One of the all time favorite dishes to make for breakfast, brunch - really anytime! This is a quick, simple recipe that anyone can whip up. Here's how we made ours; INGREDIENTS: -7 strips of bacon (I'll use more next time -lol) -6 eggs -2 green onion stalks -1 pie crust -3/4 cup of half & half (or heavy cream) -1/2 red bell pepper -1 cup of shredded cheese ( I used sharp cheddar and mozzarella) -1/2 Tsp salt -1/2 Tsp fresh black pepper -1 Tsp garlic powder -1 Tsp onion powder DIRECTIONS: -Preheat your oven to 375 degrees -If using a pre-made pie crust, poke holes on the bottom with a fork -Let it bake for about 10 minutes Then -Fry your bacon, put on plate with paper towel , when cool crumble -In a mixing bowl, add the eggs, onions, heavy cream, cheese, bacon, sale & pepper and any other seasonings you like (I used garlic powder and onion powder) -Mix well -Once the pie crust is cool, pour the mixture into the shell (only 3/4 full) -Place in oven and bake for about 45 minutes (or until done. keep checking.) Let cool and enjoy!
We made Bacon Caramel Brownies
These were so moist, chocolatey and delicious! You need to try this recipe! Here's how we made ours; INGREDIENTS: For the bacon: -8 strips -1/4 cup of brown sugar For the brownie mix: -11 oz of dark chocolate -1 cup of softened unsalted butter -1 1/2 cups of sugar -1/2 cup light brown sugar -5 large eggs -2 Tsp vanilla extract -1 1/4 cups of all purpose flour -1 Tsp of salt -2 Tbs of dark unsweetened cocoa powder -Caramel sauce for drizzling DIRECTIONS: -Put your bacon in a ziplock bag and add the 1/4 cup of brown sugar. -Mix until well coated. -Place bacon strips on a baking rack -Place in a 375 degree oven for 15-20 minutes (depending upon the thickness of your bacon) -Remove, let cool and chop into small bite sized pieces -In a mixing bowl, whisk the flour, salt and cocoa powder together -Break up the chocolate into small pieces -Slice butter into small pads -In a microwavable bowl, combine the chocolate and unsalted butter -Microwave the two in 30 second increments until totally melted. Stir -Add the sugars, mix well and let cool -Once cool, add 3 of the 5 eggs and mix with a spatula -Fold the flour mixture into the chocolate mix -Grease a 9" x 13" pan with butter, then line it with parchment paper -Pour half of the mixture into the pan -Drizzle the caramel sauce and then sprinkle half of your bacon on top -Top it with the second half of the brownie mixture -Repeat caramel sauce and bacon sprinkles -Place in 350 degree oven for 30 minutes. Rotate at the 15 minute mark -Bake until toothpick comes out pretty clean -Let cool completely and cut into squares -Serve and enjoy!
Easy Bacon Wrapped Corn Dogs
This is so much fun and yummy! Here's how we made them; INGREDIENTS: -Some corn dogs -Bacon for each dog -Oil for frying -Toothpicks to hold bacon onto dogs INSTRUCTIONS: -Heat oil to about 350 degrees -Wrap each corn dog with your favorite bacon -Secure bacon with a toothpick -Deep fry for around 5-6 minutes -Keep rotating/turning them in the pan -Serve with your favorite condiment - ENJOY!
We attended the 2022 BaCON Festival!
The 2022 BaCON Festival in Cleveland, TN just keeps getting bigger and better! So much delicious food and all types of vendors with arts/crafts, products, services, etc. Games, live music, mechanical hog riding, petting zoo and more! What a great way to spend a Saturday!