TIP OF THE DAY: Bacon Jam For National Bacon Day

[1] Homemade bacon jam (photo © Grognar | CC BY 2.0 license). [2] Ready-to-eat bacon jam from Vino de Milo. You can buy it online (photo © Vino de Milo). [3] Brussels sprouts with bacon jam: a hors d’oeuvre, appetizer or side (photo © Pampered Chef). [4] Shredded short rib and bacon jam on crostini…
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RECIPE: Grilled Stuffed Portabella Mushrooms

A grilled portabella entrée, stuffed with bacon, onions, potatoes, cheese and prosciutto. Photo courtesy EatWisconsinCheese.com.   For a meaty vegetarian entree, stuff a grilled portabella mushroom. The stuffing can be simple, from breadcrumbs to cheese to salad. Or, it can be a complex layering of flavors, as in the recipe below for Grilled Portabella Mushrooms…
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RECIPE: Stout Doughnut Holes With Bacon Jam

[1] Doughnut holes filled with bacon jam (photo © South Water Kitchen | Chicago [now closed]).   June 6th is National Donut Day, commemorating the “donut lassies,” female Salvation Army volunteers who provided doughnuts—and also writing supplies, stamps, clothes-mending and home-cooked meals—for soldiers on the front lines. Approximately 250 Salvation Army volunteers provided assistance to…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Skillet Bacon Spread

Bacon lovers are in for a treat with Skillet Bacon Spread. Made by a Seattle caterer and restaurateur, it’s now available online. What do you do with bacon spread? We have dozens of suggestions. And we also have a recipe, so you can make your own. Read the full review. Do you know the different…
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FATHER’S DAY: Favorite Bacon Gifts

If Dad is bacon-centric, check out our list of bacon gifts. Sure, there’s a pricey bacon-of-the-month club, but you can put together a basket of affordable favorites like Baconnaise bacon-flavored mayonnaise and bacon chocolate. If Dad isn’t into bacon, check out our other Father’s Day gift ideas. And check out our original recipe for bacon…
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