Archive for August, 2012

A Tale of Two Meals – Which On Will You Choose?

Friday, August 31, 2012 Review by Brian
Bacon Health Infographic

Bacon Health Infographic

Baião-de-Dois (Rice, Bacon and Black-Eyed Peas)

Friday, August 24, 2012 Review by Brian

Baião-de-Dois (Rice, Bacon and Black-Eyed Peas)

Baião-de-Dois (Rice, Bacon and Black-Eyed Peas)

Here’s a simple, but delicious dish for us rice lovers! I can’t wait to make this.

VIA: http://www.saveur.com/article/Recipe/Brazil-Rice-Black-Eyed-Peas

INGREDIENTS

2 tbsp. olive oil
8 oz. bacon, finely chopped
5 oz. chorizo, finely chopped
1 large yellow onion, minced
6 cloves garlic, minced
2 tsp. ground annatto seed (available at the Great American Spice Company)
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
1 lb. dried black-eyed peas, soaked overnight, drained
2 ½ cups jasmine rice, rinsed

For additional cooking and assembly instructions, please visit: http://www.saveur.com/article/Recipe/Brazil-Rice-Black-Eyed-Peas

Where Bacon Comes From?

Thursday, August 23, 2012 Review by Brian
Where Bacon Comes From

Where Bacon Comes From

So Andrew found this while “browsing the web”, but was to shy to post this.

My only thought – Is this where bacon comes from? Must be.

Check it out VIA: http://beijingcream.com/2012/08/pigs-depicted-having-sex-doggy-style-zhengzhou/

“The urban management authority, when contacted by journalists, said the sculpture is part of a series of 21 cartoon stone sculptures designed to inculcate values — such as perseverance, diligence and love — in young children.”

WTF.

 

Grilled Stuffed Zucchini Recipe w/ Bacon, Mushrooms, Parmesan

Grilled Stuffed Zucchini Recipe w/ Bacon, Mushrooms, Parmesan

Feel like eating healthy ? Add bacon. Try these grilled zucchinis!

VIA: http://queenbeecoupons.com/grilled-stuffed-zucchini-recipe-bacon-mushrooms-parmesan/

INGREDIENTS:

> 6-7 zucchinis, sliced in half, lengthwise – We used two mondo zucchinis.

> 1 cup of finely diced onions 

> 1/2 cup cooked, diced bacon – Original recipe called for ham.

> 2 tomatoes, diced finely

> 2 3/4 cups mushrooms, sliced or diced

> 1 egg, lightly beaten

> 3 tablespoons fresh bread crumbs – We just food processed day-old bread

> 2/3 cup grated fresh parmesan cheese – We used Pecorino Romano, which we get at Costco for a great price.

> 1/2 cup parsley

> 2 cloves minced garlic

> Salt and pepper

For more cooking and assembly instructions, please visit: http://queenbeecoupons.com/grilled-stuffed-zucchini-recipe-bacon-mushrooms-parmesan/