December 3rd, 2008 19:03 EST
Goodbye Fondue and Grilled Teriyaki Scallops with Bacon
Bacon fans, as you know I have been talking about bacon and wine lately. But bacon and bear? Face it, it`s a new reality. The brewers over at Newcastle Brown Ale www.NewcastleBrown.com just released their holiday MAN-ual, featuring recipes from Sam the Cooking Guy www.TheCookingGuy.com including his Goodbye Fondue and Grilled Teriyaki Scallops featuring our favorite friend bacon. Sam`s philosophy on cooking is big in taste, small in effort. "
Sam the Cooking Guy prides himself on being an everyday guy who makes food understandable. Sam has his own cooking show called Just Cook This! Sam`s first cookbook was released this year and features 126 of his favorite recipes.
Here is a sneak peek at Sam`s Recipe from his book:
What You`ll Need:
1 tablespoon butter
10 pieces pre-cooked bacon, finely chopped
¼ cup green onion, finely chopped
1 tablespoon flour
1-2 teaspoons hot sauce
12 ounces (1 bottle) of Newcastle Brown Ale
2.5 cups Cabot cheddar cheese, grated
Things to dip: bread, small gherkin pickles, veggies " anything!
· Melt butter in a medium-sized pot and add bacon and onion
· Cook until both are sizzling and the bacon starts to crisp
· Over medium heat, stir in flour and hot sauce; mix until all is blended
· Pour in the beer, then slowly add the cheese and cook until sauce is thick and smooth
· Serve with lots of things to dip!
Signing off at Pigging out!
Rocco "Boss Hog" Loosbrock
Use coupon code (sop) to get a 10% discount at www.baconfreak.com
Rocco owns and runs a Bacon of the Month Club called The Bacon Freak Bacon is Meat Candy Bacon Club as well as a Wine Club called the Coastal Vineyard Wine Club