Southwestern Pasta with Bacon

Dinner last night, recipe courtesy of “My Recipes”,  it was delicious and easy and fast, my three favorite things! salt and pepper 12 ounces gemelli or other short pasta (I used a 17.6 oz bag) 4 slices bacon, chopped (I used half the package which was about 7 slices) 1 clove garlic, finely chopped 1/2 … Continue reading

Bacon Black Bean Dip

All the ladies I work with at church with the Young Women gathered here last night for a craft night to put together some gifts for the girls for an upcoming event called New Beginnings.  I promised them food to get them through the night so here is the first of the fuel food which … Continue reading

Southwestern Pasta with Bacon

Last night was the second episode of “Cooking with Courtney” which is teaching my newly married daughter how to cook some quick, easy and tasty food for her hubby.  I found this recipe on “My Recipes”.  It was pretty good but I would make some changes to the spices the next time I make it … Continue reading

Green Beans and Bacon

This recipe also comes from the November 2001 issue of “Food Network Magazine” (Thanksgiving dinner at the Johnson’s brought to you by the Food Network Magazine!).  I used the bacon that Bob had wrapped around the turkey in these.  They were really good! 2 1/2 pounds green beans, trimmed Kosher salt 1/2 pound bacon, roughly … Continue reading

Bacon Wrapped Turkey

Bob wanted to try Bacon Wrapped Turkey this year so he was in charge of the bird and did a great job.  We bought an 18 pound Butterball turkey; first he brushed it with melted butter, salted it and then covered it with about 2 packages of bacon. He put it in a 450 degree … Continue reading