December 3rd, 2008 20:03 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
Â¼ 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!
Â· Melt butter in a medium-sized pot and add bacon and onion
Â· Cook until both are sizzling and the bacon starts to crisp
Â· Over medium heat, stir in flour and hot sauce; mix until all is blended
Â· Pour in the beer, then slowly add the cheese and cook until sauce is thick and smooth
Â· 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