All posts tagged: bacon

Roasted Corn Soup + Bacon Fat Croutons

What makes this soup so kick ass is the flavor. The roasted corn and garlic make a partnership made in taste bud heaven. And that’s before you add in the sauteed onion and yellow squash and top it with all that is good in the world: bacon and toast cooked in bacon’s glorious leftover. Ingredients: 3 ears of fresh corn 6-10 cloves of garlic, whole olive oil for cooking fresh pepper + salt to taste cayenne pepper 1 large yellow squash, cubed 1 small yellow onion, diced 1 cup of stock 2 cups of (soy) milk chunk of stale bread, preferably French or Italian, cubed 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning 4-5 strips of bacon handful of chopped chives Directions: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Place corn and garlic cloves on a baking sheet brushed with olive oil, and seasoned with pepper and cayenne pepper. Roast the corn for 15-20 minutes. Meanwhile heat olive oil in a large pot and saute your onions and squash until soft. Season with salt and pepper. After the corn is out of the …

Bacon + Guac Springrolls

I basically wanted to shove some salad into a spring roll but I had a bunch of things in my refrigerator that needed to be eaten.  Why not just throw it all in there? I thought.  Sure! I told myself. I can buy this really thick cut bacon in Korea and it works really well for these rolls but any bacon is going to taste great.  Depending on how many folks you have to eat this will cause the amounts you need to vary.  The ingredient list and directions are quite simple. Ingredients: green onion carrot red pepper yellow pepper sprouts guacamole: 1 avocado, juice of 1/2 a lime, 1/4 cup of diced red onion, cilantro, salt + pepper thick cut bacon spring roll wrappers Directions: Place spring roll wrapper in hot water until soft, place on a flat surface. Add your ingredients and carefully roll tight but not so tight it rips. Hint: I tried different ingredient placement to see what worked best. Put your guac on top of other ingredients and cover it …