Cheddar Bacon Dip (a.k.a Crack) 16 oz sour cream 1 packet Ranch dressing mix 3 oz bacon bits (in the bag not jar) 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese Mix together and refrigerate 24 hours. Serve with chips and/or veggies. www.tiger-wave.co...
Bacon Quinoa with Almonds and Herbs -- "Quinoa is a miracle food," says Bruce Sherman. Native to the Andes Mountains, the nutty, protein-rich grain is now also grown in the U.S. Sherman tosses it with smoky bacon and toasted almonds to make a substantial side dish that's delicious with poached eggs or roasted chicken.
Sweet Breakfast Quinoa Recipe from Food & Wine -- made this for lunch with honey rather than maple syrup and topped it with my husband's homemade ricotta. Oops! Forgot he added garlic to the ricotta. I just closed my eyes and pretended I was eating in Morocco. This is a unique and tasty way to eat quinoa.
Herbed Quinoa Garden Veggie Salad olive oil, garlic, agave, lemon, fresh parsley, quinoa, romaine, carrots, cherry tomatoes, chopped herbs, parmesan
Michael Symon's Creamed Corn with Bacon gets a little tang from sour cream and a bright kick from the lime zest.