Bacon Cheeseburger Salad

Bacon Cheeseburger Salad

What do you do when you are trying to cut back on bread, but the family wants to grill burgers?  It’s simple.  You make a cheeseburger salad.  If you want to make it even better, make it a bacon cheeseburger salad.  This salad is a definite winner in our house. 

Navy Bean and Bacon Soup from Canned Beans

Navy Bean and Bacon Soup (from Canned Beans)

This recipe for Navy Bean and Bacon Soup is made from canned beans.  It’s simple to make, uses readily available ingredients, and makes it possible to have dinner on the table in just a few minutes.  That’s what makes this recipe for Navy Bean and Bacon Soup a keeper.

Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Bacon

Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Bacon

Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Bacon are fast becoming a favorite vegetable side dish in our house.  Brussel sprouts are  tossed with a little olive oil and chopped bacon before being roasted in the oven.   Made this way, brussel sprouts are a simple and delicious side dish for your weeknight dinner.  We know that you will love Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Bacon as much as we do, so give this recipe a try.

Bacon Wrapped Brussel Sprouts

Bacon Wrapped Brussel Sprout Skewers

Bacon Wrapped Brussel Sprout Skewers are a simple and satisfying vegetable side dish that’s sure to please your family.  There’s something about the combination of crispy bacon and soft brussel sprouts that makes this dish amazing.  The ingredient list is incredibly short, and the final product looks impressive

Linguine Carbonara--Pasta with eggs, bacon, and peas

Linguine Carbonara

Pasta loaded with the flavor of garlic, bacon,  and Parmesan cheese is sure to be appreciated by even the pickiest of eaters.  The most time consuming part of preparing this meal is cooking the bacon and boiling the linguine, so that makes Linguine Carbonara the perfect dish for a busy weeknight.

This delicious combination of bacon, eggs, cheese, and a biscuit is baked in a miffin tin.

Bacon and Egg Breakfast Bake

This is a simple and delicious way to start your morning with a quick and easy breakfast of bacon, eggs, and a biscuit that’s cooked entirely in a muffin tin.  The result is delicious, and it’s a unique way to present breakfast to your family.  It’s practically a one dish meal, too. That makes breakfast clean up very simple.  Who doesn’t love a quick and easy grab and go breakfast?

bacon wrapped stuffed jalapenos

Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Jalapenos

These bacon wrapped jalapenos are so delicious that they should be outlawed.  The fact that they can be assembled a day ahead so that all you need to do on serving day is to pop them into the oven makes them perfect for any get together.  These are great as an appetizer for a family meal and are the perfect game time snack. 

bacon wrapped green beans

Bacon Wrapped Green Beans

This is a simple and delicious way to prepare green beans.  Wrapping bundles of green beans in bacon elevates this humble vegetable to a new level.  It can even be made from leftover garlic green beans which means you can have it ready in minutes.  All you need to make this delicious dish is some young and tender whole green beans and some prosciutto.  Wrap the prosciutto around bundles of partially cooked green beans, saute them in a combination of butter and olive oil until everything is heated through, and you have a simple a delicious accompaniment to your meal. […]

Bacon Wrapped Asparagus--Only two ingredients and less than 30 minutes to a delicious addition to your summer barbecue.

Grilled Bacon Wrapped Asparagus Bundles

We love asparagus.  We roast it in the oven during cold months, and we throw it on the grill with the exact same seasoning combination in the summer.  These Grilled Bacon Wrapped Asparagus Bundles are so delicious that we just can’t get enough of them.   We love asparagus here at Patty Cake’s Pantry, and who doesn’t love bacon?   I just knew that this recipe was going to be a keeper, and  I was certain that I would make bacon wrapped asparagus bundles at some point during the summer. The idea for this combination was not my own.  I kept […]

tortilla crumb topped stuffed jalapenos with cream cheese and bacon filling

Stuffed Jalapenos

This recipe is my way of simplifying a baked stuffed jalapeno recipe. The original recipe was  given to me by a co-worker.  She instructed me to cut the peppers in half lengthwise, clean out the seeds and veins, and then fill them with cream cheese.  These filled pepper halves were then wrapped with one-third to one-half of a slice of bacon.  Then they are baked until the bacon is crispy and crumbly, and the cheese is warm and gooey.   They are delicious, too.  Unfortunately, they take a while to wrap with bacon.  The bacon has to be secured with […]