Recipes using Bacon


Alfredo Pasta-sausage-vegetables

Alfredo Pasta with Smoked Sausage and Veggies

Mamma Mia! Pasta. Linguine, spaghetti, angel hair, ditalini, rigatoni, penne and the list goes on. It’s a favorite of young and old alike, whether it’s smothered in sauce, stuffed or layered. It is versatile and can be as simple as topping it with a bit of olive oil and Parmesan or making homemade Bolognese sauce.  […]

Crockpot-Continental-Chicken

Crockpot Continental Chicken

Tastes like chicken! Popular and versatile, chicken is a low-fat alternative to red meat. It can be found in a multitude of cuisines, takes well to a variety of spices and is economical. Readers submitted their favorite chicken recipes and we supplemented with a few favorites of our own. Print Recipe Crockpot Continental Chicken Submitted […]

BLT Salad with Homemade Ranch Dressing

BLT Salad with Homemade Ranch Dressing

Entrée Salads During these dog days of summer, I don’t feel like eating anything heavy. I crave fresh foods, and farmers’ markets are full of a rainbow of amazing fruits and vegetables that call out to me. Support your local farmers and enjoy a light meal by making salad your entrée. Just grab a fresh […]

Super Salad

Super Salad

Entrée Salads During these dog days of summer, I don’t feel like eating anything heavy. I crave fresh foods, and farmers’ markets are full of a rainbow of amazing fruits and vegetables that call out to me. Support your local farmers and enjoy a light meal by making salad your entrée. Just grab a fresh […]

Maple Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

Maple Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

Potpourri Over the past several months, readers have submitted recipes that didn’t really fall into any upcoming category of recipes. We decided to make use of these recipes and hope you enjoy trying them. Print Recipe Maple Brussels Sprouts with Bacon Submitted by: Mary O’Rourke, Corn Belt Energy Corporation Course Side Dish Servings Ingredients 5 […]

Sheet Pan Breakfast Bake

Sheet Pan Breakfast Bake

One and done Life is busy and putting dinner on the table every night can be a challenge. Resist the urge to drive-thru and try the quick and easy sheet pan craze. Only one dirty pan for a meal? Sign me up! Everything gets placed on a sheet pan, put in the oven and voila, […]

Grandma Cannon’s German Potato Salad

Grandma Cannon’s German Potato Salad

Submitted by Sarah Cannon, Eastern Illini Electric Cooperative Print Recipe Grandma Cannon’s German Potato Salad Submitted by Sarah Cannon, Eastern Illini Electric Cooperative Course Salad Cuisine German Skill Level Easy Servings servings Ingredients 4 strips Bacon chopped3 lg. potatoes peeled and cubed2 hard-boiled eggs sliced1/2 c. onion chopped1/3 c. Green pepper chopped Dressing 4 T. […]

Award Winning Chili

Award-winning Chili

The Other White Meat Considered by some to be the other white meat, lean cuts of pork are low in fat and a naturally high source of protein. In fact, a study conducted by the USDA found pork tenderloin to be more lean than skinless chicken breast. It also contains many essential nutrients and vitamins. […]

Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin

Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin

The Other White Meat Considered by some to be the other white meat, lean cuts of pork are low in fat and a naturally high source of protein. In fact, a study conducted by the USDA found pork tenderloin to be more lean than skinless chicken breast. It also contains many essential nutrients and vitamins. […]

Meatloaf supper

Spicy Pork Meatloaf Supper

The Other White Meat Considered by some to be the other white meat, lean cuts of pork are low in fat and a naturally high source of protein. In fact, a study conducted by the USDA found pork tenderloin to be more lean than skinless chicken breast. It also contains many essential nutrients and vitamins. […]