Bacon Bouquet…I made some these last year--my hubby LOVED them. To cook after you roll them & insert toothpicks...I put a little bit white bread in the bottom of a muffin tin then set the buds in it. Bread collects the grease and becomes bacon flavored croutons as it bakes.
Creamy Goat Cheese Risotto -- Made this alongside the beef tenderloin. It is delicious and full of flavor. I left out the mushrooms (my husband doesn't like them) and the extra tomatoes (just did sun dried) and it was still great. I feel like the recipe is a little misleading on how much time you're committing yourself to, but luckily, I knew risotto was time consuming. Just know you're going to be standing over the pot for pretty much 30-45 minutes straight.