Bacon Wrapped Potatoe Bites

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Super yummy! Just had to lead with that. Pretty simple and Arthur got to help me, so that only added to the fun.
I didn’t follow the directions to the letter, so I’m going to post what I did and, as always, post the original link if you want the exact directions.
I started with some small potatoes, washed and cut into bite-sized chunks. You put them in a pot of water, sprinkled with salt, like pasta water. I let them boil for about 5 minutes, you want them tender, but not too soft.
Once the potatoes have been tenderized, put them in a bowl, drizzle a little olive oil and sprinkle with rosemary and salt. We then put the lid on the bowl and I had Arthur shake it up.

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He had a lot of fun with that! It also distracted him from the bacon on the counter! My little boy is a carnivore and was desperate for the bacon.
Once it was sufficiently mixed, I cut the slices of bacon in half and wrapped the chunks of potatoe up. We used a toothpick to hold it in place and put them on an aluminum covered cookie sheet. Place them in your 400* oven for 15 minutes.
The directions did say to flip them over and bake an additional 15 minutes. If you can figure out how to flip these over and keep them in one piece, more power to you! I ended up just putting them back in the oven for another 15 minutes.

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For the dip, take 8oz of sour cream and mix in some hot sauce, we used Frank’s Red Hot and just added a little, stirred and added more till we were satisfied with the taste.
All of us ate these, which makes it a big hit as far as appetizers go! I’d definitely recommend you try this one. It works as a dinner appetizer, game time or after school snack.
Happy snacking!
Original pin can be found at http://www.thekitchn.com/appetizer-recipe-baconwrapped-80658

Barbecue buffalo chicken

This is one that I’ve had pinned for quite a while, mainly because the original pinner used a Longaberger Flameware Lidded Braiser.
This recipe is so super simple too and easy and peasy are my bywords! All this requires is 4 chicken breasts, 1/2 cup barbecue sauce and 1/3 cup buffalo sauce. I used Frank’s Red Hot Sauce because I put that sh*t on everything! Ha!
I don’t own a Braiser, but I work the Longaberger Homestead quite a bit and I love doing kitchen demo, which allows me to use their Flameware!
So today I brought my food stuffs and made up some of this delicious chicken! The Flameware helps make the chicken super tender due to the divots on the lid, which allow the moisture that collects to drip back down to your meats.
Once you have the chicken coated in the barbecue / buffalo mixture put it in the oven at 375* for 1 hour. I cut mine into sample sized pieces so I only did 20 minutes and they were fully cooked.
Super yummy, and as demoed by yours truly, they can make a great party snack when cubed.
Original pin can be found at http://littleleopardbook.com/2012/03/18/whats-for-dinner-baked-bbq-buffalo-chicken/

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