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If you are like me, you like to plan ahead. how to bake bacon in an oven And so here is a great St. how long to bake bacon in the oven Patrick’s day breakfast, a full 51 weeks ahead of time! You’re welcome.

When these came out of the oven, I worried because I had ten minutes to spare before the kids got up for breakfast.


can you bake bacon in the oven Would they be stale before anyone woke up? But this recipe is from Smitten Kitchen and she American-ized it with an egg and I’m not sure what else, but they lasted long enough to be eaten for breakfast and snack. how long do you bake bacon in oven So they were delicious enough to be gobbled up, and they didn’t become immediately stale. how to bake bacon strips in the oven High praise for soda bread. what temperature do you bake bacon in the oven I followed this recipe and I left out the caraway seeds because I’m not a monster.

I served these with a fried (Luke) or a scrambled (Jack) egg. how long do i bake bacon in the oven These may be my new St. how do you bake bacon in oven Patrick’s Day breakfast. how to bake bacon in the oven with foil I will remind you a week in advance next year. how long bake bacon in oven Slainte!

This entry was posted in food and tagged breakfast, scones, soda bread on March 24, 2017 by metamegan. how bake bacon in oven Fancy Breakfast Friday: Buttermilk Biscuits

Last Thursday, Dave and I went to see Rose Hill Drive at the Fox, and instead of just picking up donuts for Fancy Breakfast Friday, I got up early and made biscuits. how do i bake bacon in oven It was quite the feat. how to bake crispy bacon in oven I told someone at baseball last weekend that the concert was, “Really good, but kind of loud. how long to bake bacon in oven at 350 And I think I had a lack of sleep hangover from staying up past midnight. what temperature do i bake bacon in the oven It certainly couldn’t have been from two Bud Lights, right? But the show didn’t start until after my phone told me it was time to start getting ready for bed.” The person I was talking to said, “Literally every word you just said makes you sound really old.” But hey, Thursday night rock concert, following by Friday Biscuit Day, who’s #cool now?

I have made these biscuits before, but I skipped the baked egg this time. how to bake thick cut bacon in the oven I just halved the recipe and went for the basic biscuit. bake bacon in oven how long These are good, and they are halfway to becoming my “go-to biscuit”.

After breakfast I retired to bed to nurse my lack of sleep hangover and read my book.

I had a little trouble getting into this one, and on page 99 I thought to myself. how long do you bake bacon for in the oven FINALLY. how long do u bake bacon in the oven From then on, I was hooked. how long does it take to bake bacon in oven It was so great and scarily timely. bake bacon in oven at what temperature There were so many characters that I thought there was no way that all the story lines would wrap up, but they did. how to bake crispy bacon in the oven This was a fun read, and I obviously own the book, so hit me up if you want to borrow it.

Lucy even got to get in on the photo shoot since her Wonder Woman collar matched my color scheme. how long do i bake bacon in oven She didn’t cooperate exactly, but what can you do.

This entry was posted in food and tagged biscuit, book club, breakfast on March 17, 2017 by metamegan. how long do you bake bacon in the oven for Fancy Breakfast Friday: Freezer Burn Smoothies

Last Friday kind of snuck up on me. how do you make bacon in the oven It had been a big week. bake crispy bacon in oven I made a giant birthday cake. how to make crispy bacon in oven I sent Luke to school with donuts on a Tuesday and I was home from my second trip to the grocery store at 6:15 that morning because I had screwed up the gluten free option. best way to make bacon in oven I bought a cookie that was right in the middle of all the gluten free options after reading, “no eggs, no soy, no dairy, no GMO, vegan”. best way to oven bake bacon But Luke read the actual ingredients to me and sure enough, wheat was the first thing on there. bake bacon in oven crispy Long story short, I never came up with an idea for FBF.

So Friday morning I just had to dig through the freezer to see what was in there and what did I find?!?! Home grown, organic, garden strawberries from last summer. bake bacon in oven They looked a little worse for the wear, but nothing a smoothie couldn’t solve. how to bake bacon in the oven alton brown It was about a cup of strawberries, and I also found about 4 frozen cherries in a bag as well from… sometime.

So I made a smoothie out of strawberries, cherries, a banana, about 1/4 cup of yogurt and a packet for vanilla Skoop protein powder. how to make bacon in the oven recipe Then I added enough milk to smooth it out. best way to make bacon in the oven Actually probably significantly less milk than I needed because it was very grainy from the fruit and the protein powder. oven temperature to bake bacon Jack loved it, but Luke’s more refined palate wasn’t thrilled. how long do i bake bacon in the oven for He drank it anyway. make crispy bacon in oven I also made them a side dish – oatmeal for Jack and an egg for Luke.

This entry was posted in Uncategorized on March 10, 2017 by metamegan. make crispy bacon in the oven Fancy Breakfast Friday: Date Bars

I started following Smitten Kitchen on Instagram lately, and I have been making a lot of her recipes as a result. how to make crispy bacon in the oven I think I was initially drawn to this one because it looked like chocolate in the middle. how to make bacon in the oven alton brown I was wrong. can you make crispy bacon in the oven It’s filled with dates. bake bacon cold oven I made it anyway.

If I had to predict, I would have said Luke wouldn’t like it and Jack would love it. how to bake bacon in the oven on a rack Mostly based on the fact that Luke is slightly less into oats, and Jack would eat raw oats for every meal if I hadn’t recently read that raw oats aren’t that great for your *digestion*. how to bake bacon in the oven rachael ray I was wrong about that too, Luke had seconds and Jack didn’t even finish his.

For once in my lifetime, I was making a recipe that called for an 8X8 pan, which is the size I have. can i make bacon in the oven (And the reason so many of my other 9?9 and 10?10 breakfast recipes can be challenging.) So I’m not sure why I didn’t have nearly enough oat mixture to make a top and bottom layer. can you bake turkey bacon in the oven I did the thinnest layer possible on the bottom and then added the date layer. can you bake bacon in oven Then I added a giant handful of oats to the remaining oat mixture, and then I had just enough to cover the dates. can you make bacon in the oven So I would definitely add more oats if I were to make this again. how to make bacon in the oven rachael ray I probably won’t make it, because the leftovers were too crumbly to take in a snowboarding pocket, and I think they have just been languishing in the fridge. bake bacon in oven rachael ray Of course, I did also make a giant cake this week so maybe no one was desperate for a healthy dessert item when there was cake to be had.

I served the date bars with bacon and the whatever the kids wanted on the side. can you make bacon in oven Luke had an egg and Jack had… oatmeal.

This entry was posted in food and tagged breakfast, date, granola on March 3, 2017 by metamegan. can you make turkey bacon in the oven Fancy Breakfast Friday:Cinnamon Sugar Popovers

Last Friday’s FBF was a pile of uninspired smiley face pancakes. how long to you bake bacon in the oven It’s been done to death, but this time I made a triple recipe and took a bunch to the 3rd grade Valentine breakfast party. how long to bake turkey bacon in the oven No photos were taken, but here’s the recipe.

We had a very lazy President’s day weekend because Luke had an extremely high fever and Jack had a head injury. how to make thick cut bacon in the oven (A “let’s just rest for a couple days since Luke is ill anyway” type of injury, not a diagnosed concussion or anything.) I spent some time browsing Pinterest and I saved this recipe for a future FBF. how long to bake turkey bacon in oven Then Luke’s illness miraculously improved to the stage where you have a burning desire to make homemade donuts. how do i make crispy bacon in the oven I’ll make a pop tart from scratch, but for some reason I draw the line at frying donuts. bake bacon oven There are a lot of reasons why I don’t feel like helping/allowing Luke to make donuts but I summarized them with this reply to his request: No. how make bacon in oven To soften the blow, I suggested that he go ahead and steal my FBF thunder and make these popovers. how to make bacon in toaster oven He did, and they were amazing.

These popovers were the tallest popovers made in my kitchen by far. make perfect bacon in oven I also love that this recipe makes 6, since I have a 6-popover pan. how make bacon in the oven My only complaint was that Luke only divided the batter 5 ways, so there were a couple that were just slightly undercooked. how to make bacon in the oven This is definetly something that I (we) plan to make again.

This entry was posted in food and tagged cinnamon, popover on February 24, 2017 by metamegan. how to make bacon in a convection oven Fancy Breakfast Friday: Snowboard Muffins

Last week Jack had a surprise 4-day weekend, so one day he helped me make some muffins and the next day we all took off for a getaway weekend to Crested Butte. how to make turkey bacon in the oven You know that old wisdom that if kids help you cook then they will be more invested in eating the food, etc etc? Not so with healthy-ish muffins. how to make perfect bacon in oven Jack ate some, but then said they were too healthy for him. make perfect bacon in the oven I thought they were very good, but I may even cut back on the sugar next time. how to make bacon in a toaster oven With Jack’s help, they were pretty easy to make, and they made 24, which I loved.

We had some for FBF with an egg and some bacon, and then I packed the rest up for CB and I was able to make delicious meals in the hotel room. make bacon in toaster oven They boys had oatmeal with apples, bacon, a muffin and some orange juice. how to make bacon in the toaster oven Sometimes with an egg as well. how long to make bacon in the oven We just had a microwave and a one burner stove to work with but I did everything in the microwave. how to make perfect bacon in the oven (And the muffins and bacon were pre-made.)

Normal people may go out to breakfast when on a getaway weekend, but it’s hard to stay up till 10 pm drinking tequila, and then get up at 7:00 and help your teen get ready and out they door so he can try to get on the first chairlift. oven baked bacon I need my beauty sleep. oven temp to bake bacon And I don’t recommend facing teen angst on an empty stomach.

I got this recipe from my friend Laura as part of my Christmas present. how to oven bake turkey bacon Here is a link to the recipe! I’m glad I found that because I can’t find the printout and I want to make it again. bake turkey bacon in the oven Plus I’m in the middle of making next weeks FBF and I am running out of time. bake turkey bacon in oven (Spoiler alert, it’s a million pancakes for the 3rd grade Valentine’s Party.)

The things I changed from the linked recipe are: I used craisins instead of raisins. oven baked turkey bacon Used 1/4 cup of oil instead of apple sauce. how to make the perfect bacon in the oven I just used 4 normal sized carrots instead of measuring the carrots. oven baked bacon wrapped shrimp The apples and the carrots just got sent into the food processor on “shred”.

I took my fancy camera to Crested Butte but there was too much precipitation for art photography. oven baked bacon recipe And unlike last time, the view from our window was not great. how to bake turkey bacon strips in the oven This is from my iPhone.

Did you ever imagine someone could take such tiny bites from a sandwich? From what I could tell, aside from those “bites”, Jack had just milk and two pistachios for lunch the other day.

One of my favorite things about making muffins is saying, “ I haven’t had my muffin yet, MATT” Try it, it’s fun.

This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged healthy, muffins, snowboarding on February 17, 2017 by metamegan. how to bake turkey bacon in the oven Fancy Breakfast Friday:Clementine Cake

Do you ever have that situation where everyone in your family loves clementines until that one day that they don’t? I buy bag after bag and I can’t stay ahead of the demand, and then one day someone gets a bad one in their lunch and then suddenly people are choosing apples or bananas instead and you are stuck with 5 lonely clementines in your fruit bowl. how to bake turkey bacon in oven You can pack them in a lunch but you know you are going to see them 7 or 24 hours later, depending on when the lunch bag gets cleaned out.

No? Just me? Well I had my sweet revenge and turned those sorry clementines into a delicious cake last week. oven baked bacon wrapped chicken The recipe is here on Smitten Kitchen, and yes it does involve boiling the clementines for 2 hours, but that is not hard. oven baked bacon on rack It also calls for ground almonds… and I have to admit, I used homemade almond flour that has been in my freezer since my friend Ann Marie was making almond milk last summer and giving me her extra almond-flour-by-product. oven baked bacon wrapped chicken thighs I’m not sure how long home made almond flour is supposed to last but as far as I’m concerned, if it was in the freezer, it’s fine. oven baked bacon wrapped chicken tenders I also used some of this flour in this raspberry cake.

I had planned to share some clementine cake with Ann Marie, but… we just ate it all instead. oven baked bacon wrapped chicken breast (Sorry!)

The cake was good! I had to make Luke an egg/cheese bagel to go with it, but that’s a story for another day.

I made this cake the night before, because it’s obviously a time consuming process. how to make turkey bacon in oven But it was very fresh and moist tasting in the morning, and for the next several days. oven cooked turkey bacon Very good with some strong coffee. oven baked chicken breast wrapped in bacon This cake is gluten-free if you are into that sort of thing.

I didn’t do a very good job of putting my photo shoot props back in place, which led to this picture happening:

This entry was posted in food and tagged breakfast, cake, clementine on February 10, 2017 by metamegan. turkey bacon cooked in oven Post navigation

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