borrowed from THE KITTCHEN

The Most Delicious Thanksgiving Corn Recipe
i will add my vegan version as well.  for health reasons, my cardiologist insisted i become vegan.  it’s interesting to convert recipes and have them still be delicious!
Prep time:  15 mins
Cook time:  15 mins
Total time:  30 mins
Serves: 8-10
  • 7 ears of Corn
  • 1 small Red Bell Pepper
  • 1 small Green Bell Pepper
  • ¼ cup of Water
  • 2 tablespoons Butter OR 2 tbs of vegan butter
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Sugar OR your favourite non sugar sweetener
  • 8 ounces Cream Cheese OR 8 oz vegan cream cheese.  i use tofutti.
  • ½ cup Half and Half OR 1/2 cup of soy creamer or organic soy milk.
  • 2 tablespoons Flour
  • ¼ teaspoon Smoked Paprika
  • ½ teaspoon Chili Powder
  • 2 tablespoons Parmesan OR vegan parmesan cheese
  1. Shuck the corn, rinse it, and slice the corn off the cob. Finely dice the bell peppers.
  2. Heat the water and butter in a pot. Once it starts steaming, add the corn and the bell peppers. Cook for 6 minutes, stirring frequently.
  3. Add all of the remaining ingredients (except the Parmesan), and stir to combine. Once the cream cheese has melted, pour into a casserole dish.
  4. Top with the Parmesan and bake for 375 degrees for 15 minutes. You can prepare this recipe up to this point a day or two ahead of time and then bake it just prior to serving.

The Bacon Blanket



For sandwich size bread cut 3 bacon slices in half. You will need 6 halved slices. Lay out 3 of the bacon slices vertically and weave in the other 3 pieces horizontally.
Microwave Bake:
Place the bacon weave blanket onto 2 paper towels and top with 2 paper towels. Cook for 2 minutes. Take a peek if more time is needed cook for additional 20 sec intervals until the bacon is cooked to your liking. 3 min was perfect for me but I like it crispy.
Oven Bake:
Place directly onto pan and bake 375° for 15 minutes. Remove and flip your blanket over. Bake another 15 minutes. Remove and place blanket on paper towel to blot grease off before placing on sandwich.