Posts in category "Bacon"

Chilled Sweet Corn Soup with Bacon

Chilled Sweet Corn Soup with Bacon
When the thermometer finally hit the mid-80s in Chicago, I decided it would be the perfect time to make a chilled summer soup. Sweet corn is one of my favorite foods, and with it in season from July through October I decided to make that the star of my show. As I’m continuing to strive... Read more »

Trellis Chicago-Four Corners Tavern Group New Restaurant & Bar

Recently the folks from Four Corners Tavern Group invited me to dine at Trellis, their newest restaurant/bar in the former Gaslight space. As soon as I checked out Trellis’ menu I knew Four Corners had taken this place to a whole new level. Far from buffalo chicken fingers and pulled pork nachos (both of which... Read more »

Burke's Bacon Bar

Burke's Bacon Bar
I don’t think I’ve ever met a piece of bacon I didn’t like.  Yesterday’s dinner with Top Chef Master’s David Burke, and Chef Rick Gresh of David Burke’s Primehouse certainly confirmed that statement. The newly opened Burke’s Bacon Bar offers a choice of nine “handwiches” (hand-sized sandwiches) each with a mouthwatering taste of nature’s meat... Read more »
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2 Sparrows Chicago Dinner Experience

2 Sparrows Chicago Dinner Experience
The last weekend in April I was treated to a dinner experience at 2 Sparrows! While 2 Sparrows is typically a brunch joint in Lincoln Park, occasionally they host 4-course dinners in conjunction with a local distillery, brewery, or artisan in the Midwest area. With the end of April bringing about both bacon-fest and whiskey-fest,... Read more »

Big Fork Bacon Sausage

Big Fork Bacon Sausage
This simple recipe could not be easier (and tastier) for an easy weeknight meal or to impress your lover with your knowledge of bacon. All you need are five ingredients: Big Fork Bacon Sausage, shredded lettuce, diced tomatoes, mayonnaise, and your favorite kind of toast. Big Fork Bacon Sausage is absolutely delicious and can be... Read more »

Chicago's Bacon Takedown

This past Sunday I attended my first ever Bacon Takedown sponsored by Hormel Black Label Bacon. Some of you may remember my old blog banner featured bacon. Alas with a smaller banner some of you may not know my bacon obsession.
I LOVE BACON I attended Chicago’s Bacon Takedown this past Sunday where I was selected as a judge! The full list of contestants and their dishes are below: Dawn Greer – Bacon Toffee Lollipops Jon Chiou & Cait Fergus – Bacon Pierogis Molliann & Kelly (Sweet Moses Baked Goods)– “Milk & Cookies” Bacon Chocolate Chip... Read more »
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