Yakisoba Japanese Fried Noodles

Yakisoba Japanese Fried Noodles

For dinner, I decided to make Yakisoba, a Japanese style fried noodles that includes vegetables… and I recently found out, can include meat. Which is totally perfecto because I was given a package of HORMEL Flame Seared Ham that I had no idea what I was supposed to do with… because I don’t eat ham. […]

Totoro Inarizushi

Totoro Inarizushi

Inari is fried bean curd (tofu) cooked in soy sauce, sugar, mirin and water. It’s also called oinari-san or inarizushi and they’re filled with sushi rice. If you’ve eaten at a Japanese restaurant or sushi place, you’ve probably seen these before… OMG I loved these when I was younger! The fried tofu is so juicy […]

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 […]