I’m gonna go ahead and say what I know you’re all thinking.
It’s something along the lines of, “Seriously Meg, we’re THREE WEEKS into football season and you haven’t even made ONE game day-themed recipe?!” I know, I know. I’ve failed you as a food blogger. I’ve been so distracted lately by bacon fried rice and pumpkin everything that I haven’t even paid tribute to one of the greatest parts of Fall, the Great American Pastime: stuffing your face with creamy cheesy things in the middle of the day every Sunday watching football!
Luckily, I think I’ve made up for being a little late to the game (pun totally intended) today. Because I have three little words for you:
bacon + beer + cheese
I mean…it’s all 3 major football food groups, people. We can’t get any better than this.
I’m still having trouble believing it’s September, and the incredibly summer-y hot and stormy weather we’ve been having lately isn’t helping things one bit. But somehow it is, and the days keep creeping by so I’m just going to roll with it. From this point on, it’s warm and comforting Fall food all day every day, people. Get pumped!
Sweet or savory? It’s been the fundamental brunch dilemma since the beginning of brunching time. It’s a critical decision that can make or break your meal, and let’s be real—if you’re like me and take your brunch really, really seriously–sometimes your entire day.
Here’s the thing: in my opinion, I don’t think most brunch places really do us any favors here. In general, the brunch options are lots of really awesome-sounding sweet things and also lots of really delicious-sounding savory things, but then an utter laziness when it comes to those who want a little of both. Options are boring and unimaginative, “combo plates” that consist of 2 plain pancakes and 2 plain scrambled eggs with 2 plain links of bacon or sausage. Bo-ring! Why can no one offer me half of a sausage and breakfast potato scramble and half an order of banana walnut French toast? Apparently, sweet and savory creativity is too much to ask.
Today I present to you the perfect no-bake summer dessert. And yes, it’s loaded with bacon.
Do you even have to ask? You totally should have seen this coming. A girl can only live off vegan baked goods (no matter how delicious they are) for so long before feeling a burning desire to bring back the bacon.