Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Super Dank Bacon Pancakes


12 slices of bacon
2 cups of pancake mix
1 cup of milk
2 eggs
Maple syrup and butter


Preheat griddle of frying pan
Cook bacon until it's crispy, and place on paper towels to absorb the grease
Prepare pancake mix by mixing it with milk and eggs in a bowl
Place bacon back onto griddle or frying pan
Pour pancake mix over the bacon
Cook until it's golden brown

Serve with maple syrup and butter for topping

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Chocolate Covered Bacon


1 pound of thick cut bacon
1/2 cup of semi-sweet chocolate
1 tsp of shortening
1/8 cup of white chocolate


Preheat oven to 400.
Line baking sheet with foil and place bacon on foil.
Bake 16 - 20 minutes or until desired crispiness.
Transfer to paper towels to drain.
Allow to cool completely.
Cut bacon slices in half and place in freezer for 30 minutes.
Heat semi-sweet chocolate and shortening by microwaving for 30 seconds stirring and repeating until melted. Allow to cool for 2-3 minutes.
Dip bacon in chocolate and shake off excess and place on wax paper.
Heat white chocolate by microwaving for 30 seconds stirring and repeating until melted. Allow to cool for 2-3 minutes.
Transfer white chocolate to corner of zippered bag and clip tiny piece off of corner to pipe.
Pipe drizzles of white across bacon pieces.
Place in refrigerator for 10 minutes to allow to set. 

Monday, May 11, 2015

Simple Yet Delicious Fish Tacos


4 green onions, thinly sliced
2 tablespoons of olive oil
1 pound tilapia fillets, cut into strips
8 (6 inch) flour tortillas
1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
1/4 reduced-fat sour cream
2 tablespoons of lime juice
Salt and ground black pepper to taste
1 jalapeno pepper, halved lengthwise
2 1/2 cups shredded red cabbage 


  1. Mix sour cream and lime juice together in a large bowl; season with salt and black pepper. Reserve about half the mixture in another bowl for serving. Mince half the jalapeno pepper; save other half for later. Toss cabbage, green onions, and minced jalapeno half in remaining sour cream mixture until slaw is well mixed.
  1. Heat olive oil and remaining jalapeno half in a large skillet over medium heat; swirl oil to coat skillet evenly. Season tilapia fillets with salt and pepper. Pan-fry fish strips in the skillet in 2 batches until fish is golden brown and easily flaked with a fork, 5 to 6 minutes. Discard jalapeno half.
  1. Heat tortillas in the microwave on high until warm, 20 to 30 seconds.
  1. Serve fish in warmed tortillas topped with cabbage slaw, reserved sour cream mixture, and cilantro.

Sunday, August 15, 2010

Pizza Calzones

1 package yeast
1 cup warm water (105-115?F)
2 tablespoons oil
1 tablespoon sugar
1 teaspoon salt
2 3/4 cups flour (to 3 1/4 c.)
1 jar spaghetti sauce
1 cup mushrooms -- thinly sliced
1 pound sausage -- cooked
1 cup pepperoni sausage -- thinly sliced
1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
2 cups mozzarella cheese -- finely grated

For dough, dissolve yeast in warm water in large bowl. Stir in sugar, oil, salt and 1 c. of flour. Can add Essence spice, garlic powder, cracked black pepper, dill weed or grated Parmesan as desired to taste. Mix in enough remaining flour to make dough easy to handle (can do in food processor). Turn tough onto lightly floured surface and gently roll in flour to coat. Knead about 5 minutes or until smooth and elastic. Cover with bowl and let rest for 5 minutes.

Roll into four 10" circles. Place sauce and topping mix over half of dough. Add 1/2 c. cheese. Fold over and crimp edge shut. Place on foiled and greased cookie sheet. Brush with melted butter after 15 minutes of cooking. Cook for a total of 25 - 30 minutes in a 375ºF oven or until golden brown. Makes 4.

Ham Stromboli

1 can of pizza dough
1 tablespoon of prepared mustard
1/2 lb. deli ham
1 package pepperoni slices
1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
2 cups mozzarella cheese


Preheat oven to 425 F.
Unroll pizza dough on greased jelly-roll pan; pat dough into 12 inch square. Spread mustard over dough within 1/2 inch of edges.
Layer ham slices down center, leaving 3 inch border on either side and 1/2 inch border at top and bottom.
Top ham with pepperoni. Sprinkle with Italian seasoning and cheese.
Fold sides of dough over filling, pinching center seam, top and bottom to seal.
Bake 15-20 minutes or until lightly browned.
Makes 6 servings.