Bacon Wrapped Goulash Stuffed Peppers

Went a little mad scientist on my leftovers! 🤣 My local store had some Anaheim Peppers that they’d marked down and my leftover Goulash popped into my mind. Thought it needed something creamy and remembered that I had leftover homemade ricotta! Add some bacon to the mix. Oh yeah! My apartment smells so good rightContinue reading “Bacon Wrapped Goulash Stuffed Peppers”

Copycat Restaurant Refried Beans

This is the closest I’ve gotten to mexican restaurant style refried beans. It’s so stinking flavorful and I make a point of prepping it as a side dish along side salsa rice for quesadillas, tacos, taco salads and burritos! Copycat Restaurant Refried Beans • 1/2 lb Bacon Ends; finely minced• 1 small White Onion; finelyContinue reading “Copycat Restaurant Refried Beans”

Pan Fried Peppered Hash Browns

Fresh hash browns are so much better than the ones you find in the freezer aisle. The store-bought ones are typically deep fat fried, but pan frying or air frying your own is healthier and fresher. French toast with berry syrup, baked bacon, scrambled eggs and hash browns! Those hash browns were awesome! Pan FriedContinue reading “Pan Fried Peppered Hash Browns”

Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup

Such a great winter weeknight dish! It’s a childhood favorite of mine! Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup 1 bag of dried Split Peas2 quarts chicken broth2 ham hocks1 C bacon ends1 lg onion; diced2 cloves garlic; minced3 celery stalks4 carrots; diced1 russet potato; peeled and diced1 tsp thyme1 tsp tarragonSalt and pepper to taste 1.Continue reading “Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup”

Breakfast Waffle Tacos

I got a new waffle maker for Christmas! I’m finally putting it to good use and I made my take on Breakfast “Tacos”! They’re a little clunky, but sooo good! Drizzle some syrup over top and you’ve got an amazingly filling and delicious breakfast! Waffle Breakfast Tacos Eggs:• 6 large Eggs• 2 Tbsp Cream• SaltContinue reading “Breakfast Waffle Tacos”

Potato & Bacon Ends Chowder

‘Tis the season for soups, stews, chili’s and chowders! This Potato & Bacon Ends Chowder definitely hit the spot! It makes a LOT so it’s perfect for a large family or someone who wants lots of delicious leftovers! Total cost was just around $15 and it can feed 5 people at least with seconds! MyContinue reading “Potato & Bacon Ends Chowder”

Italian Pasta Salad

I love Italian Pasta Salad! Tangy, rich and mildly sweet. It’s great at get togethers, pot lucks or as an everyday side dish! So easy and so delicious! Italian Pasta Salad • 3 cups uncooked Pasta• 1/2 cup Red Onion• 1/2 cup Bell Pepper• 1/2 cup Black Olives; sliced• 1/2 cup Tomatoes; diced• 1/2 cupContinue reading “Italian Pasta Salad”

Whoa Nelly! Burger

Smoked Caramelized Onion and Mushroom Bacon Burgers with homemade French fries and fry sauce. The burgers were stuffed with cheddar and topped with Swiss and the brioche bun was dipped in bacon drippings and broiled until crispy. Oh boy! (And that’s homemade Macaroni Salad in the background). Whoa Nelly! Burger Beef Patty:• 2 lbs angusContinue reading “Whoa Nelly! Burger”

Giant Gluten Free Blueberry Pancake

I always get really hungry the morning after a big dinner. Busted out the air fryer for a quick and easy breakfast! Giant Blueberry Pancake, Maple & Sage Potato Hash and Air Fried Baked Eggs! Let’s get this day started! Giant Blueberry Pancake • 1/8 C White Rice Flour• 1/8 C Tapioca Flour• 1/4 CContinue reading “Giant Gluten Free Blueberry Pancake”

Air Fryer Bacon & 5 Cheese Macaroni

I made Air Fryer Mac N Cheese to go with my leftover Smoked Pot Roast! It is now the only way I’m making Mac N Cheese! This makes about 4 servings. Bacon Macaroni & Cheese • 2 1/2 Cups Elbow Pasta; cooked to almost al dente• 2 Tablespoon Bacon Grease• 1 Garlic Clove; minced• 1Continue reading “Air Fryer Bacon & 5 Cheese Macaroni”