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Bacon Wrapped Tater Tots

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Tyson Foods, Inc. All opinions are entirely my own. Living in Texas has its perks. Cowboys, country music, and BBQ just to name a few. As you might have heard, we like to do things big and bold here in Texas. We're proud of our Texas heritage and we like to celebrate it. Today I'm celebrating it … [Read more...]

Bacon Wrapped Hot Dogs with Pickles and Red Onion

This blog post was sponsored by KING’S HAWAIIAN® but the opinions are all my own. #GameTimeGrilling There's no denying that I'm a born and raised Texan gal. I say y'all more times than I care to admit and I'm not the least bit sorry for it. Because Texas is just awesome, y'all! The people, the venues, the entertainment -- but what makes Texas … [Read more...]

Bacon and Spinach Mac and Cheese

Bacon and Spinach Mac and Cheese, y'all! It's as delicious as it sounds. Even my non-green-eating hubby loved it. When I win his stamp of approval with something green, it's like I've won the lottery. Well, not like really winning the lottery, but you get my point, right? I've partnered with New World Pasta Company to promote the newly earned … [Read more...]

4 Bacon Recipes That Will Blow Your Mind

This is a partnered post with KraftHeinz. The article originally appeared on the Kraft in the Kitchen Blog. Y'all, unless you've been living under a rock the past couple of years, you've seen just how quickly bacon has risen in fame. What once was an humble breakfast accompaniment is now making its way into recipes we would have never even … [Read more...]

Rustic Bacon Grilled Cheese

Oh my goodness, y'all. The weather here in Texas the last few days has been absolutely marvelous. We were able to go outside, enjoy the cool breeze, and relish in these limited fall days we get to experience in the hot state of Texas. And because the weather was so cool and breezy, I decided to pull out some soup and make some Rustic Bacon Grilled … [Read more...]

California Cheesesteak Dip

This past weekend I had some friends and family over for an impromptu get-together. It wasn't really planned but after a good morning workout, we all ended back up at my house. I had already planned on making California Cheesesteak Dip for us, so having a few more people to help us finish off the dish was perfect! There was no way my family of … [Read more...]

Bacon & Cheese Hasselback Potatoes

Hasselback Potatoes, one of my favorite ways to eat potatoes. Usually I serve Hasselback Potatoes as a side with a nice steak, but since I wanted these to stand on their own as a dish, I topped them with bacon and cheese to make these Bacon & Cheese Hasselback Potatoes! I'm telling y'all, these Bacon & Cheese Hasselback Potatoes are … [Read more...]

Birds in a Nest with Cheese and Bacon

This is a partnered post with Eggland's Best. As always, all thoughts and opinions stated are my own. I've been making Birds in a Nest for my family for years. It's such a fun take on the traditional eggs and toast breakfast and the kids absolutely love it. When I was making Birds in a Nest for myself this week for breakfast, I decided to add … [Read more...]

Homemade Zuppa Toscana Soup

When the weather is brisk, there is nothing I crave more than a bowl of warm, hearty soup. I'm not too picky when it comes to soups or stews, but my favorite, hands down, is Homemade Zuppa Toscana Soup, just like you get from Olive Garden. I can't say this is a copycat recipe, for the simple fact that it's loaded with potatoes, bacon, kale and … [Read more...]

All-American Grilled BBQ-Bacon Cheeseburgers

This post is sponsored by Lunchbox. As always, all opinions are my own. It's summertime and for us that means lots and lots of cooking on the grill on our back porch. There is just something special about watching the children and the dog play in the backyard, and helping my husband prepare dinner on the grill. I mostly just watch, because I'm not … [Read more...]