Bacon Maple Syrup

By |2015-01-24T09:45:42-08:00January 24, 2015|

Turn regular pancakes into a plate-licking good breakfast by smothering them with Bacon Maple Syrup. I love easy recipes, especially when they create the WOW effect. This breakfast topping only [...]

Lemon Monkey Bread

By |2015-01-24T09:46:09-08:00January 17, 2015|

Every winter, my friends in the Southwest come to me with the same question: “What should I do with all of these lemons?” Lemon trees grow great in Las Vegas, [...]

Slow Cooked Italian Pork Shoulder

By |2016-01-23T09:12:29-08:00December 20, 2014|

I love filling the slow cooker with rich meats and flavorful vegetable bases in the morning, so I can come home to an elegant, restaurant-style dinner after a long day [...]

Blueberry Stuffed French Toast

By |2015-01-23T20:36:31-08:00December 1, 2014|

What happens when you combine a blueberry-filled donut, monkey bread and French toast? A sweet, crunchy breakfast bite that’ll make any sleepyhead jump out of bed. I don’t know why [...]

Carbonara Pizza

By |2014-11-24T07:23:32-08:00November 24, 2014|

Recently, I dined at Giada’s restaurant here in Las Vegas. I’ve been there for dinner, but she just started serving breakfast, so I wanted to check it out. I ordered [...]

Bacon Bourbon Smoked Turkey

By |2017-01-28T10:48:18-08:00November 22, 2014|

Year after year, I stuff my turkey with the standard onions, celery, lemons and sage. But this year, I went rogue – I stuffed the turkey with bacon, bathed it [...]

Brisket on the Big Green Egg

By |2014-11-22T16:15:15-08:00November 21, 2014|

Within a week of owning my Big Green Egg, I was ready to go big and grill one of the toughest pieces of meat out there - the brisket. I’ve [...]

Bacon Pumpkin Seeds

By |2018-07-15T16:44:49-07:00October 31, 2014|

What do you do with all of those seeds that you scoop out of the pumpkin? Add bacon, of course. These Bacon Pumpkin Seeds have a hint of sweetness, a [...]

Apple Cider Waffles

By |2014-11-18T15:00:51-08:00October 12, 2014|

  These light, fluffy Apple Cider Waffles are full of fall flavors and topped with cinnamon butter and apple cider syrup. I miss having apple trees. When we lived in [...]

Apple Ale Bacon Jam

By |2014-11-18T15:55:39-08:00September 12, 2014|

Bacon Jam has been pretty popular lately, but this Apple Ale Bacon Jam is extra Zestuous because it’s made with a bottle of apple ale and a hatch green chile. [...]

Pumpkin Spice Latte Doughnuts

By |2014-11-18T15:17:47-08:00September 3, 2014|

  It may still be over 100 degrees in Las Vegas, but Labor Day has passed, and now I’m ready for fall. Coffee shops agree. Starbucks rolled out its Pumpkin [...]