Cheesy Bacon Oven Chips with Chipotle Ranch Sauce

It's always a good idea to have lots of appetizer and snack recipes on hand, you never know when family or friends might decide to show up. This "Cheesy Bacon Oven Chips with Chipotle Ranch Sauce," recipe is a great addition to the table whenever you're in need of something tasty.

This cheesy bacon oven chips with chipotle ranch sauce recipe can be made for any occasion, the dipping sauce really takes this recipe to the next level. But if don't like spicy dips then you can just start with a bit of cayenne (or none at all) and adjust the recipe from there. Some of the ingredients you will need for this recipe include large uniformly shaped russet potatoes scrubbed well and sliced into 1/8 inch rounds, cooking spray, shredded colby jack or cheddar cheese, and crumbled bacon. To start you'll want to preheat the oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit. Bring the sliced potatoes to a boil in cold, salted water to cover for about five minutes, carefully drain, and transfer the potato slices to a paper towel lined countertop or cutting board and pat to dry. For the full recipe details you'll want to take a look at the site.

The creator of this recipe site is from Brick, New Jersey and started the site in July of 2008, she loves to cook, bake and share her creations. This Jersey girl from the beach married her other half in 2009, and Mr. Vittles as he is lovingly called, gets to reap the benefits of all the recipes she cooks. Their household is of simple tastes, they love comfort food, if a dish has pepper jack cheese and/or bacon, Mr. Vittles is a happy man. They also love Mexican (a tribute to her family heritage) and a good Italian dish.

Cheese is a food that is derived from milk and produced in a wide range of flavors, textures, and forms by coagulation of the milk protein casein. It uses the proteins and fat from milk, usually the milk of cows, buffalo, goats, or sheep. During cheese production, the milk is usually acidified, and adding the enzyme rennet causes coagulation. The solids are separated and pressed into final form. Some cheeses have molds on the rind or throughout. Most cheeses melt at cooking temperature. Hundreds of types of cheese from various countries are produced, the styles, textures and flavors depend on the origin of the milk, whether they have been pasteurized, the butterfat content, the bacteria and mold, the processing, and aging.

The potato is a starchy, tuberous crop from the perennial nightshade family. In the Andes, where the potato is indigenous there are some other closely related cultivated potato species. Potatoes were introduced outside the Andes region approximately four centuries ago, and have since become an important part of much of the world's food supply. Potatoes are the world's fourth largest food crop, followed by maize, wheat, and rice.

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