Posts Tagged ‘bacon’

Cauliflower Cheese

February 1st, 2010    •  by Bethia    •   4 Comments »

Cauliflower cheese is a very British comfort food. When I get a craving for a cheesy sauce it is to cauliflower and not macaroni that I turn. My most recent incarnation of the dish uses smoked bacon and smoked 5 year old cheddar from Thurn’s. I made it for lunch last week and it was so delicious that I decided to make it for the Restaurant Widow pot luck last night. When I tasted the sauce I was tempted to stay at home and eat it all myself. 3 lbs cauliflower 8 tbsp butter 10 tbsp all purpose flour 4 […]

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Bacon, leek and cheese stuffed potatoes

November 3rd, 2009    •  by Bethia    •   2 Comments »

Yesterday I was going to make a Leek cheese and bacon tart from the October issue of BBC Good Food magazine. I thought it would be a perfect use for my Wayward Seed Farm leeks and some Heini’s lacey baby Swiss cheese that AD’s mom gave us on Sunday. Unfortunately poor planning (or more accurately procrastination) got the better of me and when I went to the grocery store at the last possible moment to buy the puff pastry, all they had were vol-au-vent shells. Perhaps I should be more ambitious and try making my own puff pastry, but that’s a […]

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Roland's Prize Winning Bacon Loaded Pierogi Recipe

August 5th, 2009    •  by Bethia    •   9 Comments »

Roland has very kindly allowed me to share his recipe for the Bacon Loaded Pierogies that won both the judges and peoples choice prizes at Bacon Camp Columbus last weekend.  Roland was featured in The Other Paper in an article entitled ‘Pirogi Chef wins Bacon Title’. Awesome. His Pierogies were unbelievably good and although you can see that they involve a fair amount of work, I can assure you it is worthwhile. You can make a large batch and freeze them, but I guarantee that they won’t last long. These things are the stuff that cravings are made of. Dough […]

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Bacon Explosion

April 30th, 2009    •  by Bethia    •   No Comments »

Bacon is one of the most popular topics on Columbus Underground and as CMH Gourmand observes ‘in Columbus, Bacon is the new Black’. It is therefore of no surprise that sooner or later a bacon explosion would appear. Well, actually two bacon explosions, we are not ones to do things by half. The bacon explosion was created by the BBQ addicts bloggers in December 2008 and has become an internet phenomenon, even being featured in the New York Times. Here is their official recipe.  It is bacon, wrapped in sausage, wrapped in more (woven) bacon. You definitely need to be a pork fan and vegetarians […]

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