Bacon Wrapped Sausages

This appetizer brings back so many memories! As I was growing up, we had these bacon wrapped sausages at almost every family celebration that I can remember. We still make these sausages every Christmas, along with all of our other favorite finger foods. Everyone loves them, they’re just so addicting! The brown sugar caramelizes over the bacon, creating an amazing sweet and savory treat! These Bacon Wrapped Sausages are such an easy party food and they’ll be a hit at your next gathering! Bacon Wrapped Sausages 6-8 servings beef little smokies sausages (1 package) bacon (1 package) 2 cups brown sugar … Continue reading Bacon Wrapped Sausages

Spicy & Sweet Baked Beans

Recently we were served a Mexican meal that came with a side of baked beans. The beans were spicy and sweet, with bacon, jalapenos, and cilantro. I’d never considered combining baked beans and Mexican black beans but it was so good, I couldn’t wait to try to duplicate the recipe! I feel like what I came up with is pretty close, though I did choose to use black beans instead of navy beans. Spicy Baked Beans                                    6 servings 5 strips of bacon 1 cup … Continue reading Spicy & Sweet Baked Beans

Fancy Grilled Cheese // Jalapeno Popper

We love grilled cheese sandwiches around here. Gourmet grilled cheeses are a popular food trend right now, and I’m all about it! This is my first in a set of good ol’ grilled cheese sandwich recipes with a twist. Jalapeno Popper Grilled Cheese                                Needed: french bread bacon cheddar cheese cream cheese jalapeno butter Turn oven broiler on to high. While bacon is cooking (with whatever method you prefer), slice bread and cut jalapeños in half (remove seeds). Place jalapeños, skin side up, on a baking … Continue reading Fancy Grilled Cheese // Jalapeno Popper