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TBT Recipe: Potato, Bacon, Cheese, and Wine Casserole from French Comfort Food by Hillary Davis

  I first posted this last January. It was cold. It is cold again. Comfort food time. Big time. Enjoy. Author Hillary Davis of French Comfort Food has assembled just the grandest collection of comfort food ideas. This recipe, from the Haute-Savoie Region of the French Alps, is her proposal for wintery nights. I made…

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Soup of Dill Pickles, Potato, Smoked Sausage, and Bacon from Big Flavors from a Small Kitchen

The recipe comes from Big Flavors from a Small Kitchen. Author Chris Honor was born in Australia and now has a small restaurant in North London. He calls this recipe Polish Potato Book but originally he called it Pickled Cucumber Soup. That name did not make is a best seller, but the Polish title makes…

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Upscaling Your BLT

I have eaten more BLTs than any other food. More than burgers, far more than hot dogs. I never tire of a good BLT. When I was growing up, we were a little shy on money so my BLT always came with just 3 slices of thin bacon, about the thinnest they made. Once I left…

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Apple Pie with Bacon Streusel from Bacon 24/Seven by Theresa Gilliam

Let us begin with the well-deserved credits. The photo is by EJ Armstrong from the cookbook Bacon 24/Seven by Theresa Gilliam. The photo is a work of art. The pie is something that immediately caught my eye. I’m reading the cookbook and I love apple pie and I do like streusel toppings. But bacon streusel?…

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