Back in November I got a box of nuts in the mail from Planters which I then used to make some pretty delicious bacon & almond pumpkin spice pancakes. Last week I received another package from them containing peanuts, pistachios, almonds and a few jars of Planters peanut butter.
Up until I opened that box I actually had no idea that Planters even produced a peanut butter, and as it turns out they apparently … CONTINUE READING »
Last year for Valentine’s Day I made my wife some meatloaf cupcakes. The reviews on them were mixed. I absolutely loved them. Her on the other hand? Not so much… This year I came up with what I think is an even better idea. Chocolate covered bacon hearts!
To form the heart shapes I decided to try forming slices of bacon around some heart shaped metal cookie cutters and then wrapping them in aluminum … CONTINUE READING »
It seems like every fall everything suddenly becomes pumpkin spice flavored. Starbucks starts selling their wildly popular Pumpkin Spice Latte, bakeries sell pumpkin spice muffins and Planters even just sent me some pumpkin spice flavored almonds in the mail. You know what I never see in fall though? Pumpkin spice bacon! Obviously this problem needed to be remedied, so armed with a pumpkin spice recipe I found online plus a couple additions I made to … CONTINUE READING »
I was thinking recently about the deep fried butter that was all the rage at state fairs across the country this past summer and how hard it would be for them to top that next year. I mean, what’s more ridiculous than deep fried butter right? Then it suddenly came to me… deep fried mayonnaise! Surely there’s nothing that could possibly outdo that right? Oh, but there’s one thing that can, and that one thing … CONTINUE READING »
About a month ago Johnsonville sent me some of their new bratwurst patties and Italian sausage patties to try. I’ve cooked them on my grill a few times now since they were delivered to my front door and long story short, they’re delicious and up until now I never even paused long enough while eating them to take a picture. Since just cooking these up and tossing them on a bun with some cheese would … CONTINUE READING »