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Pip the Pig

I grew up on a farm in southern Minnesota with my 7 brothers and sisters. I really like mud pits and I eat just about anything. After life on the farm, I've been looking for a chance to break out into the world and see more of it. I explore high and low searching the world for quality bacon (about which I know a thing or two).

How to Clean Your Kitchen Sink and Counters Safely

Many people think the dirtiest place in the house is the bathroom toilet; however, most often, the dirtiest place with the most bacteria is actually the kitchen sink. Yuck! It is important to keep the sink and other kitchen surfaces clean, especially since they are used in food preparation. Food particles from dirty dishes and food preparation …

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Pancake Chronicles: Week 8, Bacon, Onion, and Chive Pancakes

Here’s another adventuresome pancake recipe. Some people like bacon WITH their pancakes; others like bacon INSIDE their pancakes. These pancakes are more on the savory instead of sweet side of pancakes. Delicious of course, but you may wish to serve them cottage cheese, sour cream, yogurt or apple sauce; although maple syrup would go well …

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Pancake Chronicles: Week 7: Zucchini-Lemon Pancakes

The Pancake Chronicles just got more adventurous! Zucchini and lemon partner well in many dishes; they also have great partnership here in these pancakes. As an added bonus, these pancakes give you a nice helping of veggies in the morning, or whenever you choose to eat them. Give them a try! This is the seventh …

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Pancake Chronicles: Week 6, Pumpkin-Oat Spice Pancakes

Here’s a recipe for those who like pumpkin pie, and even those who don’t! This recipe reminds me of pumpkin bread, and who doesn’t want that for breakfast? A super bonus is that it helps you get your veggies in during breakfast! I often use fresh pumpkin here at Bacon Scouts Headquarters, but there have …

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Pancake Chronicles: Week 4, Blueberry Buttermilk Pancakes

Always sure to please and a good way to add antioxidants to your breakfast, blueberry pancakes are a sure winner around Bacon Scouts Headquarters. Fresh or frozen, whichever kind of blueberries you have will work well. Don’t forget to serve with pats of butter and maple syrup or honey! I like these best because they …

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Pancake Chronicles: Week 3, Chocolate Chip Pancakes

Chocolate for breakfast? Feel like a kid again when you sit down to enjoy these delectable pancakes. It’s not hard to see why this variation on pancakes ranks high on my list for favorite breakfasts (with a side of great bacon of course!), so I had to share it. Using mini-chocolate chips ensures the chocolate is …

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Pancake Chronicles: Week 2, Banana-Walnut Pancakes

Do you find yourself with extra bananas that are going a bit too ripe? When you feel like having a bit of banana bread, here’s the pancake for you! This is the second installment of our eight-week series on pancakes. Each Tuesday, we’ll post a quality pancake recipe that’s good enough to be on your breakfast …

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Pancake Chronicles: Week 1, The Basic Pancake

When it comes to pancakes, the varieties are endless. Around here, we never tire of breakfast and I have many, many variations on this breakfast favorite. This Pig has a mean pancake inventory, and so I’ll reveal eight of these pancake gems to you in the coming weeks. They can be sweet or savory, simple or fancy, and …

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