Posts Categorized: bacon

Squaw Corn

Squaw Corn is one of my Auntie Di’s recipes and it’s a crowd favorite! It’s made with corn, bacon, peppers and onions and it makes for one heck of a Thanksgiving side dish! Watch the video below for the steps then scroll down to get the recipe!  To make squaw corn you start by cooking… Read more »

Breakfast Egg Rolls

We’re really reinventing breakfast over here at The Chic. We wanted to bring you a delicious breakfast on the go! These Breakfast Egg Rolls are filled with scrambled eggs, hash browns, cheese, and crispy bacon, but feel free to switch things up and fill them with your favorite breakfast items! They’re delicious with maple syrup… Read more »

Bacon Cheeseburger Meatloaf

Bacon Cheeseburger Meatloaf is one of those recipes we go crazy for here at The Chic. It’s a combination of two delicious dishes, classic cheeseburgers and meatloaf! The fact that it’s draped in lots of bacon, just makes us so happy!  The fun thing about meatloaf is that you get to just dump everything into… Read more »

How To Set Up A S’mores Station

A S’mores Station is just the thing to take your summer party or wedding to the next level! Watch this Hurried Hostess episode to see the simple steps for setting one up, then read the post below to get inspired by the absolute BEST S’more to make at your S’mores Station! ~Rachel One of my… Read more »

Breakfast Monkey Bread

We’ve all heard about monkey bread (or pull apart bread) being doused with cinnamon sugar and drizzled with icing. We’ve also seen the pizza monkey bread floating around the internet. I’m a fan of both of those varieties, myself. But here at Chic, we’re bringing you something completely new and exciting. It’s the next level… Read more »

How To Store Your Bacon Grease

Where I come from you save your bacon grease. For some of you that will sound gross, or weird, but there are some of you reading this (probably southerners) who know exactly what I’m talking about. If you have bacon grease at-the-ready you can use it to make gravy, biscuits, or fry up some chicken…. Read more »

Spaghetti Carbonara

I call this my breakfast pasta even though I only eat it for dinner.  Why, you ask?  Because it incorporates my breakfast favorites: eggs and bacon! Traditionally, spaghetti alla carbonara is made using pancetta or guanciale, but I prefer to use bacon.  I like the smokiness of bacon, plus its easier to find at markets…. Read more »

BLT Tea Sandwiches

There are few ingredients that blend so perfectly together.  Is there a better pairing than bacon, lettuce, and tomato with a slather of mayo on white bread?  Probably not. My eyes widened with excitement when I first saw these BLT tea sandwiches by Jee on Oh, How Civilized.  She gives the classic sandwich a sophisticated… Read more »

Breakfast Pizza

Breakfast pizza isn’t cold pizza leftover from last night’s dinner.  It is quite the opposite. Breakfast pizza is a warm, fresh from the oven pizza filled with all your breakfast food favorites. I’m a little ashamed to admit this, but my breakfasts tend to be boring.  It’s always the same thing: yogurt, oatmeal, or toast…. Read more »

Bacon Wrapped Dates… Take 2!

So this appetizer is WORTH a gander. Yes, these little guys have appeared on My Chic Life before, but the first post simply did NOT do them justice. It may not look like it, but these bacon wrapped dates are delicious! Rachel made them the other day, and I couldn’t stop at just 1 or… Read more »

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Back in 2004 when I was looking to name my events company, I stumbled across the word 'Chic' in an old dictionary. The definition was: “a fashionable lifestyle, ideology, or pursuit”. I fell in love with the word and the idea that chic is the pursuit of something better, prettier, or cooler than you are today. Chic isn’t a state of being or even a destination, chic is the journey you take on the way to something greater. ~Rachel

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Question: From RJ in Los Angeles Hi Rachel! We had a gathering last night where quite a few kids (mostly toddlers) showed up with their parents. My husband and I are childless, but love kids and aren’t afraid of messes/things breaking, etc. But, one of the mothers made a comment about “another friend of hers… Read more »

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