• Bacon Studded Pancakes

    Serves 3-4

    Who needs blueberries when you can have bacon!? Take these savory treats to the next level by spiking your maple syrup with whiskey.

    1 egg, beaten

    ¾ cup milk

    2 Tbsp butter, melted

    1½ tsp baking powder

    ½ tsp salt

    6 slices bacon, baked to perfection and crumbled

    5 oz pure maple syrup

    ½ oz whiskey (optional)

    Vegetable oil or butter (for griddle)

    1. In a medium bowl, beat egg until fluffy

    2. Add milk and melted butter, mix thoroughly

    3. Add dry ingredients and mix well

    4. Let batter sit for 10 minutes. Meanwhile, turn griddle on to med-high and grease it with a little butter or vegetable oil

    5. The pan is ready when a drop of water breaks into several smaller balls that 'dance' around the pan

    6. Add crumbled bacon to batter

    Canadian Bacon Egg Cups

    Serves 4

    Delicious and easier than you think! With the hands off nature of these little gems they're perfect for a Sunday morning crowd -- you'll be sure to impress!

    12 Canadian bacon

    ½ cup shredded cheddar cheese

    4 eggs

    Large Texas-size muffin tin

    1. Pre-heat oven to 350°

    2. Place 3 slices of Canadian bacon in each muffin cup overlapping on the bottom and sticking up a bit around the edges

    3. Cook for 7-10 minutes. Then add cheese (you can switch the cheddar out for any cheese you'd prefer) and crack one egg inside each bacon cup

    4. Top with salt and pepper and cook for an additional 7-10 minutes depending on the doneness you'd like your egg

    5. Pop out with a butter knife and enjoy!

    The Perfect Bacon

    Serves 4-6

    The perfect bacon needs to start with really great bacon! Although there are many ways to cook this tasty treat, baked in the oven produces the best and most even results. You'll get perfectly cooked, flat, delicious bacon!

    1 lb bacon

    1 sheet pan

    4 paper towels

    1. Pre-heat oven to 350°

    2. Line sheet pan with paper towel (no, they won't catch fire)

    3. Lay strips of bacon side by side on sheet pan

    4. Cook in the oven for approximately 15-20 minutes depending on the thickness of the bacon (there is no need to flip the bacon)