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BACON cookoff!

Midnight SmokerMidnight Smoker Posts: 273
edited 5:19PM in EggHead Forum
I need to submit a recipe for a bacon cookoff this weekend. I have a bunch of ideas, but want something diffrent. ANY ideas??? Thanks, Paul


  • DrugCoderDrugCoder Posts: 219

    This has always been my favorite over the top, heart attack on a plate, bacon recipe.
  • Richard FlRichard Fl Posts: 8,248
    Here is a bacon use I like:

    Quail, Bacon Wrapped, Stuffed, Richard Fl


    6 Whole Quail
    1-2 Cornish Game Hens
    3 cups Cooked Rice, Basmati preferred
    1/2 cup Pignole, Pine Nuts, Pecans, Walnuts, your choice
    1/2 cup Chutney
    1/4 cup Scallions
    12 Pieces Bacon
    1 Jar Raspberry Jam 4-6 Oz. or Orange Marmalade
    Dijon Mustard
    Balsamic Vinegar
    Lemon Juice

    1 Cook Rice, Basmati or Jasmine preferred, Use 1/3 orange juice by volume of total liquid used to cook rice.
    2 Mix cooked rice w/ nuts ( pignoles or pecans chopped), chutney, scallions, stuff quail, works well w/cornish game hens, just takes more. ingredients to stuff birds. Use: pepper, salt,poultry seasoning whatever you like for rub.. Stuff birds w/mixture.
    3 Wrap birds w/bacon , may take 2-3 pieces to totally wrap quail, cornish lay 2-3 pieces on breast and cook indirect breast up. For quail skewer w/large tooth picks or something else to hold the bacon.
    4 Place in oven baking dish on rack to keep drippings underneath or place on BGE and grill using indirect method. Bake 325-350 F for 40-50 minutes until bacon is crispy, Start quail birds breast down, and turn breast up 1/2 way into cook. "V" rack works well for cornish, cook breast up with bacon strips.
    1 Mix the sauce ingredients in a pan on low heat, add raspberry jam first. Tablespoon Dijon, Tablespoon Balsamic vinegar. Lemon juice and seasoning. Bring to slow boil and stir; adjust to your tastes. Orange marmalade may be substituted for the raspberry.
    2 Rest 10 minutes. Serve. If Egging be careful not to let the drippings flare and burn bacon/birds. Great reheated next day.

    Servings: 6
    Yield: 6
    Preparation time: 45 minutes
    Cooking time: 1 hour
    Ready in: 1 hour and 30 minutes

    Recipe Type
    Main Dish, Poultry

    Recipe Source
    Author: Richard Howe, 05/25/02

    Source: BGE Forum, Richard Fl, 2006/02/27
  • Car Wash MikeCar Wash Mike Posts: 11,244
    Bacon by it self?
    Pig Candy or Cherry Wood Bacon (pic).
    As an ingredient? Crab/bacon mac and cheese.

  • hey carwash mike

    (or anyone that knows)

    What dome temp works to cook bacon like that, I would like to try it this evening
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