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$1.03 per serving
Ready in 20 minutes
Spoonacular Score: 19%
Great cheesy jalapeno popper bread requires approximately 20 minutes from start to finish. For 86 cents per serving, you get a hor d'oeuvre that serves 8. One serving contains 303 calories, 12g of protein, and 25g of fat. This recipe from The Wicked Noodle requires cheddar cheese, jack cheese, buns, and cream cheese. 3 people were glad they tried this recipe. Taking all factors into account, this recipe earns a spoonacular score of 21%, which is not so awesome. Jalapeno Popper Cheesy Garlic Bread, Jalapeno Popper Cheesy Breadsticks, and Cheesy jalapeño popper potato skins are very similar to this recipe.
Read the detailed instructions on The Wicked Noodle
Don't make the mistake of assuming turkey bacon is healthier than pork bacon. Read the labels and look for short ingredient lists (not too many artificial ingredients, preservatives, and other additives). If you're watching your sodium intake, pay attention to that too. It is also important to note that the American Institute for Cancer Research has stated the consumption of ANY processed meat could increase your risk of developing cancer. Although it is not yet clear what causes the increased cancer risk, it could be the preservatives or other chemicals commonly used during processing.
Most dairy products stay good well past their sell-by date. Instead of throwing out perfectly safe food that is just a few days or maybe even a week or two old, make sure the product smells fine, has a normal texture, and doesn't taste funny. Sniff testing isn't exactly rocket science and it can keep you from wasting food (and money).
If you have too much bacon (is this even possible?) you can freeze individual slices by laying them between sheets of wax paper. Even better, you can put them on a single sheet of wax paper and roll the paper in such a way that you can just unroll it later and remove however many slices you want.
If you need to soften a block of cream cheese before using it, you can unwrap it and heat it in the microwave on high for 10-15 seconds at a time until it is soft enough.
Kosher salt is a type of coarse-grained salt popular among chefs because it is easy to pick up with the fingertips and sticks well when coating meat. The name "kosher salt" comes from the word "koshering", the process of making food suitable for consumption according to Jewish law. You can easily substitute table salt or sea salt in recipes where the salt is being dissolved, but if you're using it to coat meat, you might wish you had the kosher salt.
Did you know you can freeze shredded cheese? If you don't finish it up, don't throw it out!