WONKA Peel-a-Pop Frozen Treats Review!

WONKA Peel-a-Pop Frozen Treats Review!

Las Vegas summers are HOT! Temperatures of 100F run from early in the morning until after the sun has set. So imagine how thrilled I… I mean, my son was when we were invited to participate in the WONKA™ Peel-a-Pop™ “Unpeel Fun” program! Not familiar with WONKA Peel-a-Pop? Maybe you’ve seen these groovy, purple boxes […]

Hormel Preferred Blogger: August Goodies!

Hormel Preferred Blogger: August Goodies!

Lookie what I received from Hormel Foods this month! Reduced fat Skippy Creamy Peanut Butter, Real Crumbled Bacon coated with Black Pepper, Pepperoni Pizza Rev Wraps, Pepperoni slices, Natural Choice Flame Seared Ham, and Compleats Meals in Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal and Sausage Breakfast Scramble (

Dark Chocolate, Peanut Butter and Bacon Cookies!

Dark Chocolate, Peanut Butter and Bacon Cookies!

Totally slipped my mind that today is Saturday, so here I was doing my routine Friday must-dos and took a break to bake some cookies. As JRoc and I were enjoying this little break, I received a text asking what time I’ll be leaving for an event I committed going to tonight. Oops! Well, before […]

Cheesy Bacon Wrapped Pastry Twists

Cheesy Bacon Wrapped Pastry Twists

What do you get when you put sharp cheddar cheese, Hormel Black Label Bacon, and puff pastry? This… Good lawdy! This stuff is CRAZY good! So flaky, buttery, and bacon-y! Good news is, I’m going to show you exactly how to make it yourself! Print Cheesy Bacon Wrapped Pastry Twists Ingredients1 package frozen puff pastry […]

Girl Plus Food… Hormel Preferred Blogger!

Girl Plus Food… Hormel Preferred Blogger!

… click the image to visit the Hormel Foods Recipes on Facebook! So in the usual Carmen fashion, while posting recipes using the Hormel Black Label Bacon, showcasing the products I received for review totally slipped my mind. My July goodies from Hormel… #tadaa! That’s Hormel Gatherings – Hard Salami & Pepperoni, Hormel Black Label […]

Candied Bacon Ice Cream!

Candied Bacon Ice Cream!

Let’s continue experimenting with what must be a preview to heaven that we call BACON, shall we? In my last post, we dipped these strips of ecstasy into chocolate. Good lord. And with temperatures reaching 100°+ here in Las Vegas, I thought it would be so perfect to try bacon in a cool, creamy treat! […]

Salmon Shioyaki (Salted Grilled Salmon)

Salmon Shioyaki (Salted Grilled Salmon)

Salmon is my very favorite fish. I was a Pescetarian for over 15 years (until about 7 years ago), and I swear, 85% of my meals consisted of this delicious fish prepared in some way. Quickie trivia: I was a fish/veggie only eater when my JRoc was born, so I’ve never had issues feeding him […]