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Bakin’ With Bacon AND King Teddy

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Welcome to the Castle Baconia Kitchen!

Hello Bacon Fans and Friends!     I have two EASY PEASY breakfast treats for you involving bacon today – why two?   Because they are such simple recipes I figured I “owed” you two instead of one.    Also I must admit I’ve probably done very similar recipes to these before – so forgive me if they are repeats.   Let’s face it – I just can’t resist bacon recipes!

First up is Bacon Quiche Biscuit Cups……………..are you ready????

Bacon Quiche Biscuit Cups

Ingredients

5 slides bacon

1 package (8 oz.) softened cream cheese

2 tablespoons milk

2 eggs

1/2 cup shredded swiss cheese

2 tablespoons chopped green onions

1 can Pillsbury (or another brand) Flaky Layers Buttermilk biscuits (10 biscuits)

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 10 regular-size muffin cups with CRISCO® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray. In 8-inch skillet, cook bacon until crisp. Drain on paper towels. Crumble bacon; set aside.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in small bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Gradually add milk and eggs, beating at low speed until smooth. Stir in Swiss cheese and onions. Set aside.
  • 3 Separate dough into 10 biscuits. Press or roll each to form 5-inch round. Place 1 biscuit round in each muffin cup; firmly press in bottom and up sides, forming 1/4-inch rim. Place half of bacon in bottom of dough-lined muffin cups. Spoon cheese mixture evenly into cups.
  • 4 Bake 21 to 26 minutes or until filling is set and edges of biscuit cups are golden brown. Sprinkle each with remaining bacon; lightly press into filling. Remove biscuit cups from pan.

Easy?  Yes!  Yummy?  Certainly!  

Next up one that’s even better in my humble Kingly opinion.    It has apples in it and apples and bacon are an incredibly tasty combo………………………….

Apple Bacon Breakfast Flatbread

Oh man oh man is this one yummy…………………

Ingredients

1 can Pillsbury Crescent Dough Sheet

12 slices of bacon, chopped

4 oz. (half 8-oz. package) softened cream cheese

1/4 cup raspberry preserves

1 cup shredded pepper jack cheese

1 large apple, peeled, chopped

1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 15×10-inch nonstick pan with sides with Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray. Unroll dough in pan; press dough to edges of pan. Bake 8 to 12 minutes or until golden brown.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 10-inch skillet, cook bacon over medium-high heat 5 minutes or until crisp. Drain on paper towels; set aside.
  • 3 Spread cream cheese over partially baked crust to within 1/2 inch of edges. Spread preserves over cream cheese. Top with pepper Jack cheese, bacon, apple and Cheddar cheese. Bake 5 to 10 minutes longer or until thoroughly heated and cheese is melted.

Oohh la la…….and NO I’m not working part-time for Pillsbury but that’s the brand of pre-made biscuits or flatbread, etc. that we have in our grocery.  If you have other kinds – go for it – doesn’t matter who makes them – it’s just that pre-made makes it EASIER!   We’re all for EASY right cooks????

Oh Monsieur Le King I agree…….I shall be taking notes – Easy recipes means more time for me to float in the moat here at Castle Baconia!!!

Yes Pierre.    And you are a great cook here at the Castle – it’s kind of you to allow me in here to play with dough (!) on Saturdays.

Now, I must go take a Royal Nap.   Baking is tiring.   I’ll take any excuse for a nap…………you know how cats are – even if they are KINGS!!!!!

I shall return next Saturday with more ROYAL RECIPES from the Castle Baconia kitchens!    

King Teddy

Bacon Round The World: Germany

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Teddy the Traveling Bacon Chef!

Surprise!   I’m on the move!

Now that Summer is almost here, I thought I’d take a bit of a world cruise and see the sights – since I’ll be going lots of places, I thought I’d pick up some recipes to share with you along the way.   All of which will – of course – involve the ingredient we Baconians love the best – BACON!

My first stop on my world tour is Germany and this happens to be one of the towns my parents visited on their Rhine River cruise some years ago – Regensberg.    A lovely town – and this restaurant where I’m standing is a bratwurst place right on the river that runs through the town.   Mom and Dad had a brewski and a brats here but when I stopped here, the chef shared his recipe with me for one of my parents’ FAVORITE things………….

Authentic German Potato Salad

Ingredients:

3 cups sliced potatoes

4 slices bacon

1 small onion diced

1/4 cup white vinegar

2 tablespoons water

3 tablespoons sugar

1 teaspoon salt

1/8 teaspoon pepper

1 tablespoon chopped parsley

Directions:

  1. Place the potatoes into a pot, and fill with enough water to cover. Bring to a boil, and cook for about 10 minutes, or until easily pierced with a fork. Drain, and set aside to cool.
  2. Place the bacon in a large deep skillet over medium-high heat. Fry until browned and crisp, turning as needed. Remove from the pan and set aside.
  3. Add onion to the bacon grease, and cook over medium heat until browned. Add the vinegar, water, sugar, salt and pepper to the pan. Bring to a boil, then add the potatoes and parsley. Crumble in half of the bacon. Heat through, then transfer to a serving dish. Crumble the remaining bacon over the top, and serve warm.

 

Easy right?   Easy and extremely delicious………it’s traditionally served warm but of course it’s just as tasty cold………there’s something about warm potato salad and brats or any German sausages that makes for a perfect meal – oh and a COLD beverage of your choice of course!

Where will I go next?  Tune in next Saturday and find out!

Your King – traveling far and wide to bring you the best from ’round the world with BACON!!

Bakin’ in Baconia

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It is I – your King of Baconia – King Teddy

and we’re bakin’ with bacon this morning!

Who says a King can’t cook right?   Right!    I invade the castle kitchen every single Saturday morning to bring you some fun stuff made with bacon in mind because we all are – after all – BACONIANS!

Today I have an EASY EASY EASY recipe but it’s quick and tasty and my Dad LOVES these for breakfast.    Ready??

I’m waiting to sample what you’re making King Teddy!

BRING IT ON YOUR ROYAL HIGHNESS!

King Teddy’s Easy Bacon/Egg/Toast Cups

Equipment:

One muffin tin – doesn’t matter if it’s a six or twelve or more size – however many of these eggs you want to make!   My Mom uses a 6-muffin size tin – five for Dad and one for her (!!!!!).

Ingredients:

However many eggs you want to cook

However much bacon you want to use but at least one strip per egg cup

One slice of bread for each egg cup you’re making

How To Make them:

Preheat your oven to 400.   Butter the inside of the muffin tins.    Cut the crusts off your bread and roughly fashion into a “sort of” circle and tuck a slice of bread into each muffin tin fitting it to the cup snugly.   Put the tin with bread into the oven and let it toast in the 400 degree oven about 5 minutes until lightly browned.    Cook bacon until it’s cooked but still “pliable” and drain.   Turn oven down to 350.    Take a piece of bacon and wrap around the interior of each muffin cup…….then crack an egg into the “cup” – you can top with a little cheese if you want to.    Bake in oven about 15 minutes or until the whites are set.

They will just pop right out of the muffin tins onto the plate – You can use a fork or spoon to take them out…….!

Your family will think the bacon fairy granted their wish – these are easy and delicious!

So you just can’t get much easier than this so give it a try.    I will also tell you that Mom makes these sometimes NOT using the toast – she will line the muffin tin cups with a slice of ham then add the egg, cheese and bake.   Interesting but with the bread it really is fabulous to have everything inside a crusty bit of bread.

YES INDEEDY WE ALL DO ON SATURDAYS HERE IN THE CASTLE!

Happy Saturday from the kitchen of Castle Baconia!

Baking is exhausting – I shall now retire to my chair for a snoozer…….

With Kingly Hugs, King Teddy

 

On a sad note………….

Before we leave we want to say a final farewell to yet another friend………..Mr. Buttons, from the family of Timmy Tomcat – has taken his final trip to join all the other Angels we all know and love and miss.    He had kidney disease and fought a hard fight to stay with his big kitty family and his Dad.    If you haven’t left a message for them, you can visit them HERE to leave one.   Farewell Mr. Buttons.

Graphic by Ann of Zoolatry