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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...
Ten Back-to-School Lunch Ideas

Ten Back-to-School Lunch Ideas

  School supplies? Check! New backpack? Check! First-day outfit? Check! You’re all ready to send your kiddos back to school – but what will you put in their brand-new lunchbox? We’ve got ten great options to make their lunch anything but boring. In fact,...
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...
Make Father’s Day Magical with This Spicy Candied Bacon Recipe

Make Father’s Day Magical with This Spicy Candied Bacon Recipe

  There are few delights as thrilling as fancy, crunchy, candied bacon. Spice it up with some cayenne, and there’s no end to how wonderful the joy can be of eating such a treat. Our friend Ed Sargent experimented with a gazillion versions of spicy candied bacon...

Three Delicious Things to Do With Bacon This June

Eating bacon is a way of life, and Hempler’s bacon is a delight that keeps on delighting. But we get it: sometimes you get to the point where you’re leaning over the pan, eating crispy, crunchy, sweet, smoky bacon straight out of the pan and wondering what else is out...

Hempler’s Summer Grill Hero Giveaway

  Be the most unstoppable burger flipper, the belle of the BBQ, the sausage master, this summer when you enter Hempler’s Summer Grill Hero Giveaway. We’re giving away a state of the art grill, the best tools of the trade, and so much delicious...
3 Delicious Things to Do With Bacon Right Now: May Edition

3 Delicious Things to Do With Bacon Right Now: May Edition

Bacon. Just saying the word brings a smile to your face, right? Thinking about the smoky, sweet smell wafting through your kitchen or favorite diner is about as delicious as it gets. Until you take that first bite, of course. And then your tastebuds are consumed with...

What to Do With Your Easter Ham Leftovers

Easter has come and gone, and you’ve probably had your fill of that crackly-skinned ham at your family holiday event, or passed around a big bone-in ham roast at a friend’s house. Hopefully, that was a Hempler’s ham you were enjoying, but regardless of the origin, we...

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...