How to Cook Bacon in The Oven

I think most (if not all) meat eaters will agree that bacon is an essential addition to any breakfast or brunch menu. However, trying to cook more than a few slices on the stove can get messy, especially if you’re also preparing other items like eggs and pancakes at the same time. Cooking bacon in the oven is a simple hands-off, hassle-free solution.

Oven-baked bacon on a sheet pan and wire rack. Photo shows overhead shot of finished bacon on the sheet pan and tongs on a blue backdrop.

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Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

Mint chocolate chip ice cream prepared from scratch is total decadence. This version is loaded with fresh mint leaves that have been steeped in cream, but it also includes a touch of peppermint extract to really amp up the flavor. The combination of these two ingredients is what takes this ice cream to the next level. Bittersweet chocolate is finely chopped so that it disperses evenly throughout the ice cream and melts in your mouth with every spoonful. This mint chocolate chip ice cream recipe will be your new favorite frozen dessert. You’ll see!

Three bowls of homemade mint chocolate chip ice cream.

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Blueberry Bars

Blueberry bars are a simple summer dessert that come together in less than an hour with minimal prep time! They’re packed with fresh blueberries that are sandwiched between two flaky layers of dough. Lemon juice and zest add sunny brightness while balancing the sweetness. These delicate blueberry crumb bars are perfect for any occasion, and people won’t believe how easy the recipe is! Bring these to your next summer party, picnic or potluck. 

Blueberry bars on a cutting board, shot from overhead

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