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Irish Beef Stew

"Rich and hearty, this stew is my husband's favourite. The beef is incredibly tender. Served with crusty bread, it's an ideal cool-weather meal and perfect for any Irish holiday." —Carrie Karleen, St. Nicolas, Quebec

Bourbon Ham Balls

"Grandma Nette was the queen of ham ball recipes. I make them salty-sweet with a bourbon and vinegar kick. Serve...


Waffle Fry Nachos

"My husband and two grown sons really enjoy these fun nachos—they can devour a platter of them in no time....


Grilled Potato Skins

"It's easy to love these delicious appetizers. They're nice to serve outside when you invite friends over for a grilled...


Bacon Roll-Ups

"This family recipe dates back to the 1930s, when my grandmother started making her clever breakfast roll-ups." —Janet Abate, North...

Cornish Hens with Potatoes

"This special slow-cooked dinner is delicious. I serve it with green beans and French bread." —Deborah Randall, Abbeville, Louisiana


Chicken Cassoulet Soup

"After my sister spent a year in France as an au pair, I created this lighter, easier version of traditional...

Bacon and Eggs Casserole

"Because it's fast to fix and such a great hit with family and friends, this bacon and eggs dish is...


Maple and Bacon Glazed Brussels Sprouts

"For special meals, here’s a fantastic side dish that even children will love. The sweet maple syrup and smoky bacon...


Chicken Cordon Bleu

"The addition of bacon in this cordon bleu recipe makes it one of my favorite comforting recipes. I've made it...


Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes with Bacon

"This side always takes my guests by surprise because of the smoky, creamy flavour. No doubt you'll get major kudos...

Creamy Chicken Vol-au-Vent

"My friends and I have been getting together for 'ladies lunches' for years. These vol-au-vents are the perfect no-fuss fancy...


Granny’s Apple Scalloped Potatoes

"This scalloped potatoes with apples dish is delicious with breaded baked pork chops, which you could cook at the same...


Bacon Parmesan Popovers

"This recipe proves that simple ingredients often result in the best-tasting dishes. These popovers are a nice change from ordinary...


Lentil, Bacon and Bean Soup

"This quick soup feels extra cozy with lots of lentils and a touch of smoky, bacony goodness. You might want...


Jazzed-Up Green Bean Casserole

"This is not your mama's green bean casserole, but she'll still be raving about it! After trying many variations, I...

Brisket ‘n’ Bean Burritos

"This easy recipe is stuffed with not one, but two kinds of meat: smoky bacon and tender beef brisket." —Ruth...


Brats with Sauerkraut

"I've made many variations of this excellent main dish. The bratwurst can be plain, smoked or cheese-flavoured, served whole or...


Old-Fashioned Green Beans

"Mom would prepare homegrown green beans using this recipe and, boy, did they ever taste good! The bacon provides rich...


Bacon-Wrapped Asparagus

"My husband and I grill dinner almost every night, and I love grilling veggies for a side dish. I serve...


Bacon-Wrapped Corn

"After one bite of this grilled corn on the cob, you'll never go back to your old way of preparing...