Lentils with Sweet Potatoes, Mushrooms and Bacon

Lentils with Sweet Potatoes, Mushrooms and Jalapenos - Solid Gold Eats

It never fails when I research an ingredient, something will make me giggle. Today, it was the Lentil Festival. Yes, there is a festival in Pullman, Washington devoted to celebrating the almighty lentil. Established in 1989, this festival has a bike ride, 5K fun run, lentil marketplace, the world’s largest bowl of lentil chili, a… 

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BBQ Bacon Chicken Jalapeno Bites

BBQ Bacon Chicken Jalapeno Bites - Solid Gold Eats

Does the title of this post include four of your favorite flavors? It does for me! John gets credit for coming up with this amazing party food idea that you MUST try. Who doesn’t like party food for dinner? We not only had fun eating these, but it was fun putting them together, too. Dinner… 

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BBQ Chicken Salads with Buttermilk Ranch Dressing

BBQ Chicken Salads with Buttermilk Ranch Dressing - Solid Gold Eats

BBQ Chicken Salads with Buttermilk Ranch Dressing is a quick and easy dinner salad that is filling and leaves you thinking of other BBQ ranch combinations. I’m on a salad kick lately. We eat a lot of meat and chicken in our house that I have to be proactive about eating meals whee the protein… 

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Wedge Salads with Bacon, Crispy Fried Onions and Buttermilk Dill Dressing

Wedge Salads with Bacon, Crispy Fried Onions and Buttermilk Dill Dressing - Solid Gold Eats

These lettuce wedge becomes a delicious vehicle for bacon, crispy fried onions and buttermilk dill dressing in this recipe.   At Sahm’s Place, one of my favorite restaurants in Indianapolis, I often order the lettuce wedge salad as a side dish to my meal. Their version has black olives and blue cheese dressing with diced… 

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Cheddar Jalapeno Bacon Biscuits #KraftyCooking

Cheddar Jalapeno Bacon Biscuits #KraftyCooking -- Solid Gold Eats

Fluffy biscuits are jazzed up with Cracker Barrel sharp cheddar cheese, spicy jalapenos and bacon for a recipe that you can make even on a weeknight. There’s something about freshly made biscuits. Fresh from the oven biscuits taste like butter and accomplishment. I’m fascinated at how fat, flour and baking powder can create a puffy,… 

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Easy Appetizers for Holiday Parties

Fried Ravioli

Tis the season… to get invited to dozens of holiday parties. John and I haven’t hosted our own because our house is teeny tiny, so we only have a few people over at a time or just go somewhere else. Which is fine, because it seems there is a holiday gathering happening all the time… 

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