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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!
This is by far the simplest recipe on earth! Just two ingredients. Plus it's very versatile. Sprinkle it on eggs, soups, stews or popcorn! Ingredients: -6 or 7 strips of your favorite bacon -Kosher coarse salt (or your favorite type) Directions: -Fry up your bacon. When done, put on paper towel to drain. -Place the bacon and kosher salt into a mortar and pestle or food processor. -Place in a shaker/container. Voila!
Amish Bacon Broccoli Salad
We made an old time favorite - Amish Bacon Broccoli Salad! This versatile dish can be made sweet or savory or a combination of both! Easy to make. Here's how! INGREDIENTS: -1 head of broccoli -1 head of cauliflower -1 pound of bacon -1 cup of mayo -1 cup of sour cream -1/2 cup of sugar -1/2 Teaspoon of salt -1 cup of shredded cheese -Add your favorite things like sunflower seeds, red onion, craisons, walnuts, etc. INSTRUCTIONS: -I made HALF of this recipe - so cut every ingredient up top in half! -Fry your bacon, place on paper towel to drain and let cool. Chop when cool. -Chop the broccoli and cauliflower in bite sized pieces, place in a bowl -In a separate bowl, combine the mayo, sour cream, sugar and salt. Mix well -Add the dressing to the chopped veggies and coat well -Mix in bacon, cheese and any other favorite ingredients. Reserve a a little bit of bacon and cheese for last minute garnish when ready to serve. -Keep chilled until ready to serve -ENJOY!
Gluten Free - Everything Bagel Bacon Bites
Oh man these little tasty Everything Bagel Bacon Bites are REALLY awesome! Gluten free by using the almond flour, too! Here's how you make them: Ingredients: -4 or 5 strips of bacon -1 1/2 cups of shredded mozzarella -3 oz of cream cheese (divide into 2 oz and 1 oz pieces) -3/4 cup almond flour -1 Tsp baking powder -1 egg (a second for the egg wash) -Everything Bagel sprinkles Instructions: -Preheat your oven to 400 degrees. -Fry your bacon, let cool on paper towel, set aside. Crumble when cool. -Add the mozzarella and 2 oz of cream cheese in a bowl. Place in microwave for 90 seconds. -Then add the almond flour, baking powder and egg to the bowl. Mix well. -Roll out the dough between two pieces of parchment paper -Score the dough into squares. Anywhere from 8 - 12 squares -Put a dollop of cream cheese in the middle of each square. -Sprinkle some bacon in each square -Take each square and roll into a ball -Roll the ball into a bowl filled with the Everything Bagel sprinkles -Place on a greased cookie sheet -Brush each ball with egg wash -Put in the oven for 14 minutes or until golden brown -Remove from oven, let cool and enjoy! These would be great to dip into marinara or cheese sauce, too!
2023 Cave Spring, GA Bacon Fest
We went back to Cave Spring, GA for their annual Bacon Fest and Car Show! This year it was even bigger and better than last year. We had the most perfect weather and got to taste some very yummy food/treats and see cool cars and trucks. What a great way to spend a day in Cave Spring! Great job by the Cave Spring DDA!
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