Day with Jones Dairy Farm

Day with Jones Dairy Farm | snappygourmet.comRecently I was invited by Jones Dairy Farm to spend a day with them at the Culinary Institute of America (CIA) in New York to learn about their products, tour the school, and do a little cooking. I always love learning about where my food comes from, so I knew I couldn’t pass on this opportunity (and not to mention I’m a huge fan of their bacon and Canadian bacon). It was such a fun experience and a pleasure meeting everyone and learning about Jones Dairy Farm!

[read more]

Banana-Bacon Cinnamon Roll Roses & FREE E-BOOK

Banana Bacon Cinnamon Roll Roses (@snappygourmet.com)Banana-Bacon Cinnamon Roll Roses full of bacon, banana chips, and brown sugar just in time for Easter!  This is an easy mini cinnamon rolls recipe and it takes no time to turn the cinnamon rolls into roses.  I was going to save this cinnamon roll recipe for Father’s Day but I’m so horrible at keeping secrets that I just had to post the recipe sooner!  And for my email subscribers, a FREE E-BOOK!  Read on for more information.… [read more]

Chopped Italian Greased Pig Salad & The Essential James Beard Cookbook

greased pig salad

You might not think of salads for dinner much in the fall, but this hearty Chopped Italian Greased Pig Salad is perfect for this time of the year.  It’s quick and easy and perfect as a main dish.  It’s also great in small portions for a first course.  The recipe is adapted from The Essential James Beard Cookbook 450 Recipes That Shaped the Tradition of American Cooking.  My Italian version is full of hearty ingredients such as pancetta, cheese, croutons, and onions along with a tomato and basil dressing using California Olive Ranch Arbequina Extra Virgin Olive Oil.… [read more]