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  1. Loaded Cauliflower with Sugar-Free Bacon

    Loaded Cauliflower with Sugar-Free Bacon

    Sugar-Free and Infused with Flavor.

    Sugar & Spice shared this Loaded Cauliflower Casserole featuring North Country Smokehouse Sugar-free bacon. This is an easy and delicious low carb and keto-friendly side dish loaded with bacon, cheddar cheese, sour cream, garlic, and more! 

    Total Prep Time 1 hour 

    Serves 8

    Ingredients:

    - 2 heads cauliflower
    - 3 tablespoons olive oil
    - 1/2 teaspoon 

    November 19, 2018
  2. Smoky Maple Sausage Stuffing Skillet

     Smoky Maple Sausage Stuffing Skillet

    A sweet & smoky addition to your Thanksgiving feast.

    Total Prep Time 25 minutes.

    Serves 8.

    Ingredients:

    12oz. All Natural, Certified Humane Smoky Maple Sausage; chopped

    1 tablespoon butter 

    1 cup diced celery

    ½ cup diced white onion

    ½ cup sliced fresh mushrooms

    ½ cup diced carrots 

    1 large clove garlic, minced

    1 ½ cups chicken broth

    1 teaspoon rubbed sage

    1 teaspoon Italian seasoning

    1 package (6 ounces) gluten free breadcrumbs

    ½ cup dried cranberries 

    Directions:

    - In a large skillet, add butter, celery, onion, carrots and mushrooms then sauté over medium heat until vegetables are tender.

    - Add Smoky Maple Sausage and garlic; cook 2 minutes longer.

    - Add chicken broth and turn heat to high, stir until broth comes to a boil. Add sage & Italian seasoning.

    - Stir in breadcrumbs and mix all ingredi

    November 12, 2018
  3. Bacon, Egg & Cheddar Scones

    Bacon, Egg & Cheddar Scones

    Breakfast On-The-Go

    Makes 6 scones.

    • 3 slices North Country Smokehouse Organic Applewood Smoked Bacon
    • 2 cups all-purpose flour
    • 4 tsp. baking powder
    • 5 Tbsp. unsalted butter - cold
    • 3 large eggs
    • ¾ cup heavy cream
    • ½ cup shredded cheddar cheese
    • 2 large eggs, lightly scrambled

    Preheat oven to 450 degrees.

    Sift flour, baking powder and salt into medium bowl. Cut the butter into the flour until fully incorporated. In a separate bowl, beat 2 of the raw eggs and heavy cream together and add to dry ingredients. Do not over mix.

    Cut the bacon into ½” pieces. Fold in the cheese, scrambled eggs, and bacon into the dough mixture. Stir just until ingredients are distributed.

    Transfer dough to a well-floured work surface. Shape the dough into a 12”x4” inch rectangle. Cut the dough into 3, 4” squares. Cut each in half diagonally. Place 1” apart on lightly butter

    August 06, 2018
  4. Sweet & Spicy Honey Glazed Bacon

    Sweet & Spicy Honey Glazed Bacon

    A Treat with Some Heat 

    Served 6 to 8

    •  1 lb. All-Natural, Certified Humane Fruitwood Bacon
    • 2 Tbsp. honey
    • ¼ tsp. ground coriander
    • Pinch of cayenne pepper
    • 1 Tbsp. sesame seeds

    Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper. Place bacon slices in a single layer.

    In a small skillet, combine honey, coriander and cayenne and cook over high heat until melted, about 1 minute.

    Brush the spiced honey on one side of the bacon and bake for 10 minutes. Sprinkle lightly with sesame seeds and bake for 3 to 5 more minutes, until desired crispiness.

    Transfer the bacon to paper towels, glazed side up, to drain and cool slightly. Serve immediately.

    August 06, 2018
  5. Maple Sausage and Sweet Potato Skillet

    Maple Sausage and Sweet Potato Skillet

    Paleo Approved

    Serves 2 to 4

    This sweet and savory breakfast skillet is a paleo friendly twist on a tried and true breakfast favorite.

     Ingredients:

    • North Country Smokehouse 12 oz Smoky Maple Sausage
    • 3 cups Baby spinach or kale
    • 2 tsp. Basil, dried
    • 1 tbsp. Garlic
    • 2 tsp. Oregano, dried
    • 2 ½  cups Sweet potato – thinly sliced
    • 1 Yellow onion, medium
    Instructions:

    Add oil to a large skillet over medium heat. Once oil is hot, add the sliced potatoes and let cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally

    Add in the diced onion, minced garlic, and spic

    August 06, 2018
  6. Smoked Ham & Swiss Quiche Cups

    Smoked Ham & Swiss Quiche Cups

    Easy Bake Breakfast

    Serves 18 quiche cups

    Quiche cooks up light and fluffy inside ham crusts. A perfect on-the-go breakfast or finger food for your next party that is low-carb and gluten-free.

     Ingredients:

    • 5 eggs
    • 1 cup skim milk any type
    • 1 3/4 cup North Country Smokehouse Smoked Swiss cheese shredded
    • 1/4 cup green onion chopped
    • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
    • 2.25 ounces North Country Smokehouse Boneless ham cut into 18, thin slices.

    Instructions:

    Preheat oven to 350 degrees

    August 06, 2018
  7. Fresh Berry & Bacon Salad

    Fresh Berry & Bacon Salad

    Healthy & Delicious

     Serves 2 to 4

     Ingredients:

    • 8 cups chopped romaine lettuce (spinach is delicious too!)
    • 1 pound strawberries, sliced
    • 5-6 slices North Country Smokehouse Paleo friendly, sugar-free bacon, cooked and crumbled
    • 2/3 cup crumbled blue cheese1
    • 2/3 cup chopped pecans2

    HONEY BALSAMIC VINAIGRETTE

    August 06, 2018
  8. Fresh Figs with Bacon and Goat Cheese

    Fresh Figs with Bacon and Goat Cheese

    Fancy & Flavorful

     Serves 2 to 4

     Ingredients:

    • 4 to 6 regular smoked bacon slices (2 1/4 to 3 1/2 ounces uncooked)
    • 12 small fresh ripe figs, such as white or Calimyrna, halved lengthwise
    • About 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
    • 1/3 cup (about 1 1/2 ounces) crumbled mild herbed goat cheese

    Instructions:


    Preheat the oven to 350° F.

    In a medium heavy skillet, place the bacon slices in a single layer and cook over low to medium-low heat, turning as needed until just beginning to brown.

    Transfer to a paper towel to drain. Cut each bacon slice into 4 or 6 pieces.

    August 06, 2018
  9. Baked Oysters with Bacon and Leeks

    Baked Oysters with Bacon and Leeks

    A Seafood Sensation

     Serves 2 to 4

    Quiche cooks up light and fluffy inside ham crusts. A perfect on-the-go breakfast or finger food for your next party that is low-carb and gluten-free.

    Published Bon Appetit, November 2004

    Use fresh oysters if you can; note that the recipe also tested well using oysters packed in jars. If the oysters are very large, cut them in half.

    Ingredients:

    • 1 tablespoon butter
    • 1 tablespoon all purpose flour
    • 1 cup whipping cream
    • 8 ounces North Country Smokehouse Applewood bacon bacon, chopped
    • 4 cups thinly sliced leeks (white and pale green parts only; from 4 large)
    • 1 cup finely chopped celery
    • 1 bay leaf
    • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
    • 2 tablespoons dry white wine
    • 2 tablespoons grated Pecorino Romano che
    August 06, 2018