You don't have to belong to the bacon-of-the-month club to love bacon. Whether used in salads, on top of pasta, or in quiche, you can pan fry or microwave bacon for perfect results every time.See Popular Bacon Recipes
Your guests are sure to enjoy these bite-sized appetizers with big-sized flavors like bacon, Cheddar cheese, and a creamy ranch dressing.
Rancho Gordo farm founder Steve Sando is at the forefront of the seed-saving movement, selling his exquisite heirloom dried beans to passionate followers. Here, F&W's Marcia Kiesel uses Sando's yellow eyes variety.
Pace® Picante Sauce and Italian salad dressing top this new generation "BLT" salad with a Southwestern flair.
For a robust take on the Indonesian fried rice dish nasi goreng, Sang Yoon stir-fries black rice, sometimes called forbidden rice, with bacon and roasted garlic. "You can make it with short-grain brown rice, but you'd miss a lot of the fun," Sang Yoon says.
Bacon adds a smoky flavor to this staple bread.
Try this bacon recipe from Betty Crocker.
This out-of-the-ordinary pizza combines bacon and clams to create a flavorful, herb-scented pizza in no time...but what makes it really good is the puff pastry crust. Yum!
You only need four ingredients to make this hot open-face sandwich. Serve it with fresh fruit for a quick lunch or dinner.
Wrap crescent rolls around cheese, bacon, and a hard-cooked egg half for a quick breakfast of lunch.
Wrapping a meaty bird like squab in bacon, then roasting it with fresh table grapes makes for an enticing main course that's salty, sweet, crispy, and juicy all at the same time. Count Paolo Marzotto, an active sportsman, loves this dish with the partridges he hunts; squab is a delicious alternative.
Michael Symon defines himself as a "porketarian," saying he can't get enough of the meat. For his luscious chili, he uses incredibly flavorful and succulent pork cheeks -- an unusual cut worth seeking out. If pork cheeks aren't available, pork shoulder (cut into 2-inch pieces) can be substituted.
These little sandwiches will disappear fast--they are THAT good. Take advantage of fresh tomato season and try these sensational sliders.
As Homer Simpson succinctly put it: "Mmmmm ... bacon." It may not be the most eloquent of statements, but we know exactly what he means, that perfect punch of salty meatiness that's often been described as kryptonite to even hardcore vegetarians.
Salty, fatty and, to many of us, downright irresistible -- just the word bacon conjures up a sizzle and that distinct, oh-so-delicious aroma. The food world's love of bacon has led in an explosion of artisan butchers making specialty bacon, and there's been an increase in the different types of bacon available in grocery stores as well. Here we focus on classic American-style bacon -- from the belly, with fatty streaks in it, perfect for BLTs or alongside a plate of eggs.
See how to make a creamy, cheesy dip with some kick.