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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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No Small Breakfast Potatoes

That top picture may remind you of something you’ve seen in the produce section of your grocery store: a bag of smallish potatoes with a rainbow of colors. What to do with them if you take them home? You cannot bake them and stuff with sour cream, butter, and chives. No, these small ones have…

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