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Bacon Cheeseburger Pizza Recipe
This cheese burger pizza is loaded with ground beef, bacon, sauce, cheese, pickles, and red onion. What I like about this pizza is if you use a premade crust it is very easy to prepare. The ground beef is cooked in the pan and seasoned with salt and pepper. You can cook the bacon in the same skillet or if you want to save time, you can use pre-cooked bacon. The bacon can be also cooked in the oven or microwave if you would prefer. You can use store bought sauce or even make your own pizza sauce. This is a delicious pizza to serve for game day. Enjoy.
Bacon Cheeseburger Pizza
Yield: 4 Servings
1 pizza crust
½ cup pizza sauce
1/2lb ground beef
salt and pepper to taste
1 cup mozzarella cheese
½ cup pepper jack cheese
3 slices of bacon
½ red onion (sliced)
dill pickle slices
Heat a large skillet to medium-high heat. Add the bacon slices turning frequently until browned and crispy. Drain on a plate lined with paper towels. Once the bacon has cooled, crumble it into small pieces. Drain any grease from the pan if needed. Add the ground beef and cook while breaking up into chunks with a spatula until fully cooked. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F. Lightly grease a pizza sheet. If you are using dough press the dough onto the pizza sheet. Spread a layer of the pizza sauce over the dough. Add a layer of the ground beef over the sauce and top with mozzarella and pepper jack cheese. Top with bacon, onion and pickle slices.
Place into the oven and cook the pizza crust according to the package directions.
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My Breville BSO 800XL just died on it's second birthday, after only *extremely* light use at my beach house. Just won't power up.
Reading online, I learned that a common failure mode is the thermal fuse blowing -WHICH IS DESIGNED TO BLOW AT <450F. This is a $3 part at Radio Shack, and there is a detailed instruction on how to replace it here: http://virantha.com/2014/03/02/fix-your-breville-smart-oven-by-replacing-the-thermal-fuse/
So I guess I'll give fixing it myself a try and report back. Has anyone here done this repair? Was it successful? And why would Breville use a fuse that is lower than the appliance's top heat settings?
I've had an idea flowing across my brain waves over the last few months. It's on every channel and I'm getting ready to pull the trigger.
I'd like to try to braise a dish in my smoker. I am thinking of braising a rabbit, but the I'm not looking for guidance on the protein/ingredients, rather the technique. I turn to you, o internet, in hope you will tell me your secrets.
Has anyone ever braised in their smoker before? I've done some research, but I haven't seen much on the "how to" for the technique. Here's my plan:
- Brown the rabbits on skillet (stovetop)
- Get the aromatics/other stuffz sweated browned, etc.
- (MEANWHILE) Smoker heats up to 300-325 degrees.
- Add stock to rabbit, bring to a simmer on the stove top.
- Transfer to smoker, braise uncovered for 1-2 hours, then cover with foil to finish for as long as necessary.
I've seen folks smoke and then braise, but I haven't seen much on the idea of braising something IN the smoker. I saw something on CookingwithMe.at about doing something similar with pork belly, but that's about it.
All I know is that after using stock+drippings from a smoked turkey created this CRAZY MIND-BLOWING flavor, so I'm basing this a lot off that idea.
The 2017 iteration of the International Home & Housewares Show is being held March 18-21 at McCormick Place in Chicago. This is the world's 2nd-largest tradeshow for the cookware and housewares industry, close behind Ambiente in Frankfurt. It is a cornucopia of what's new and what's coming down the pike in the world of cookware, and if you've ever wondered about why makers do the things they do, this is your opportunity to talk with execs and their product development people (e.g., you can discuss ceramics with the 6th-gen owner of Emile Henry). It takes an able cookware geek a full two days to cover all the booths.
Are any eGulls or eGuys besides me attending?
I'm posting it here on the grounds that national Food Guides are, by their nature, intended to be used as references.
Many of you will have read today's news stories about the proposed changes to Canada's food guidelines. All of the stories I read mentioned that Health Canada was soliciting input from the general public, as well as health/food industry professionals. None of them, alas, actually gave a link to the "consultation" page at Health Canada's website. For those who wish to weigh in, here it is:
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