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Seven Next-Level Sandwiches

Seven Next-Level Sandwiches

Sandwiches have gotten a bad reputation as a boring, sub-par, and low-effort meal option. And, sure, you can throw a piece of lunchmeat between two slices of bread and call it a sandwich. But here at Hempler’s, we don’t do anything half-heartedly. When we...
TRY THIS: Homemade Spaetzle!

TRY THIS: Homemade Spaetzle!

Our story began in the 1800’s in the Hempler’s family sausage kitchen in Borken, Germany. Though things have changed over the years, we still find a great deal of identity in our European roots. It shows in our family’s holiday traditions, dishes at our potluck...
Which Method Is Best? The Ultimate Bacon-Cooking Experiment

Which Method Is Best? The Ultimate Bacon-Cooking Experiment

Everyone has their secret for cooking the “perfect” bacon, and here at Hempler’s we’ve got our favorite methods, too. But we were curious how the results of various cooking methods compared side-by-side. So that’s what we did! Read on for the details of this fun (and...
Pumpkin Spice Glazed Bacon Recipe

Pumpkin Spice Glazed Bacon Recipe

‘Tis the season for pumpkin spice, and here at Hempler’s we got curious…what would happen if we let bacon in on this trend?  Now for all the nay-sayers, let us be clear. Pumpkin Spice bacon does not taste like pumpkin. It’s glazed with brown sugar and the earthy...
15 Glaze Ideas for Your Holiday Ham

15 Glaze Ideas for Your Holiday Ham

We love the savory goodness of delicious ham, but a glaze can take it to the next level. Whether sweet, spicy, or tangy, a glaze adds an extra layer of flavor that perfectly complements the rich, salty ham. So if you’re looking for classic flavors or something with a...
Five One-Pot Pasta Recipes You Have to Try

Five One-Pot Pasta Recipes You Have to Try

If you’re a pasta purist you may have been skeptical when one-pot pasta recipes started flooding social media a few years ago. Cooking noodles right in the sauce without draining? How is that even possible? But these types of recipes have persisted – which means...
Try This Now: The Most Decadent Thing to Do With Bacon

Try This Now: The Most Decadent Thing to Do With Bacon

Bacon. Fonduta. Fries. Just the thought of eating these sinful creations with crispy, magical Hempler’s bacon makes us feel all wicked and delightful inside. While they sound crazy complicated, they’re actually pretty simple, if you break it down into the four steps...

Guest Blog: Pea Salad with Hempler’s Bacon and Charred Onions

  Guest blogger Corie Cameron cooks beautiful food at home. She’s letting us in her kitchen for great posts using Hempler’s products. Check out more from her on her site, Good Life Everyday. Spring is here, and then summer, and that means BBQs and picnics galore!...

Corie Cameron’s Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

Guest blogger Corie Cameron cooks beautiful food at home. She’s letting us in her kitchen for great posts using Hempler’s products. Check out more from her on her site, Good Life Everyday.   The rain and dreariness in Tacoma have been unrelenting lately!...

How to Cook Bacon in the Oven

Cooking bacon is an art form, with so many ways to turn slabs of perfectly made meat into crispy masterpieces. And the method you choose is up to you: In a skillet, oven, or even cooked over the campfire, like one of our favorite Instagrammers showed off recently....

Corie Cameron Chocolate Bacon Salted Caramel Cupcakes

  Guest blogger Corie Cameron cooks beautiful food at home. She’s letting us in her kitchen for great posts using Isernio’s products. Check out more from her on her site, Good Life Everyday.   Valentine’s Day is coming RIIIIIGHT up, and I have such a...

Bacon Jalapeno Popper Roll-Ups for the Home Game

Cheesy, bacony, spicy goodness is in the playbook for game day, with our new recipe for Bacon Jalapeño Popper Roll-Ups on the menu for the home game. Just roll em out, roll em up, and roll your way into a culinary victory that will keep them cheering til the last...