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!
Bourbon Bacon BBQ Chicken Kebabs
Incredibly delicious! This is a must try! INGREDIENTS: For the sauce: -8 oz of your favorite BBQ sauce -1/8 cup of your favorite bourgon For the rub : -6 slices of bacon -1 to 2 pounds of chicken -2 Tsp of kosher salt -1 Tsp of ground white pepper -1/2 Tsp of garlic powder -1/2 Tsp of onion powder -2 Tbsp of paprika -3 Tbsp of dark brown sugar -1 Tbsp of smoked paprika INSTRUCTIONS: -Soak your wooden skewers in water for at least 30 minutes beforehand -In a bowl whisk the BBQ sauce and bourbon together, set aside -Heat your grill -Cut your chicken breasts into bite sized pieces -Chop your bacon in 1 to half inch pieces -Put the bacon and all dry ingredients into a food processor and pulse -Coat the paste all over your chicken -Skewer the chicken -Place on grill - 5 minutes on first side -Flip over after 5 minutes and slather BBQ sauce mix on kebabs -Flip over again after 5 minutes and slater sauce again -Grill each side for another minute a piece - - or until done Serve and enjoy!
Bacon Mozzarella Sticks
Oooh a crispy bacon coating on these mozzarella sticks makes this a yummy treat for all! INGREDIENTS: -8 to 10 strips of bacon -8 to 10 mozzarella sticks -1 Cup of panko -1 Tbsp of dried parsley -1 Tsp of garlic powder -2 Eggs beaten -Oil for frying DIRECTIONS: -Fry bacon until crisp, blot on paper towels and let cool -Combine the Panko, Parsley Flakes & Garlic Powder in a bowl -Once bacon is cool, put in a food processor to create bacon bits -Combine bacon bits with the panko mixture -Beat 2 eggs in a bowl (or something long enough to hold cheese sticks -Dip cheese sticks in egg bath, then roll in the panko, bacon mix -Coat well, place on a sheet/tray -Once all coated, place coated cheese sticks in the freezer for at least 2 hours -After frozen solid, heat a pan of oil to 350 degrees -Fry until golden brown -Let cool, serve and enjoy!
Our review of the Kaiser Tiger, Chicago, IL
The Kaiser Tiger does not disappoint. Declicious bacon, sausage and beer. What more could you want? Oh, you want a beer garden (in the summer) and a curling rink (in the winter)? Well they have that, too! Large menu with many delicious and just plain eye catching food. Who doesn't want a pretty plate? This place will check all of your bacon, sausage and beer boxes! A must try!
How to Make Bacon Jalapeno Meatballs
Bacon Jalapeno Meatballs Ingredients: -1 pound of ground turkey or lean ground beef -2 ounces of cream cheese -3 or 4 slices of bacon -2 or 3 jalapenos -1/2 cup of panko -4 garlic cloves -1/2 cup of Mexican cheese blend -1 Tbsp of oregano -1 Tsp of chili powder -1 Tsp of salt -1/2 Tsp fresh black pepper -1 Tsp of onion powder -1/2 Tsp of smoked paprika Instructions: -Preheat oven to 350 degrees -Mix all of the ingredients in a large bowl -Line a cookie sheet with foil or use cooking spray on the baking sheet -Roll into meatballs -Bake for 20 minutes of so (depending upon meatball size) -Serve with a ranch or sesame soil dip or just by themselves ENJOY!
Downtown Market & Ellijay Wood Fired Pizza
Ellijay, Georgia is known for its' apples. But did you know you can also get amazing bacon dishes, too? That's right! Chef Marty at Downtown Market & Ellijay Wood Fired Pizza spent an afternoon with us to share this mountain town's flavorful bacon dish gems!