To make up for yesterday’s debacle, I decided to forego the breakfast sandwiches in the freezer and instead head out to somewhere that specializes in breakfast sandwiches – Dunkin’ Donuts. In fact, I wanted to see how Dunkin’s ham, egg, & cheese would compare to yesterday’s from Smart Ones.
This is the ham, egg, & cheese from Dunkin’ Donuts’ website
Dunkin’ Donuts Ham, Egg, & Cheese right out of the bag
When I pulled the breakfast sandwich out of the bag, it was not sliding all over the place and falling apart like yesterday’s out of the microwave. The English muffin was warm and soft, and the entire sandwich was scrumptious. Now it’s not home cooking, but for fast food it’s good, and a great choice to replace bacon in a pinch. I guess that’s why Dunkin’ keeps American running.
After sugar overdosing yesterday on King cake for breakfast, today my bacon craving is making me hanker for a hunk o’ breakfast meat. Upon inspection of my refrigerator and freezer, the only thing that qualifies is a frozen breakfast sandwich: a Smart Ones Canadian-Style Turkey Bacon English muffin. So I followed the directions to a T, wrapping it in a paper towel and popping it in the microwave.
Smart Ones Canadian-Style Turkey Bacon English muffin
Unfortunately, the result did not look like what I expected from the package’s photo. I believe the whole thing was overcooked; the turkey “bacon” had the consistency of rubber and the rest of the sandwich, old sponges.
I can’t really blame Smart Ones for this – I guess breakfast meat isn’t meant to be microwaved… it’s meant to be fried or baked to your desired level of crispiness. And not be made of turkey, but pork belly.
Oh bacon, do I miss thee. Easter seems so far away.