Bacon is a cured meat prepared from a pig. It is first cured using large quantities of salt, either in a brine or in a dry packing; the result is fresh bacon (also known as green bacon). Fresh bacon may then be further dried for weeks or months in cold air, boiled, or smoked.


  1. Bacon and Smashed Carrot Potatoes

    Take a break from the usual mashed potatoes and try this recipe. Sweet carrots add color and crisp bacon adds a salty flavor to this unique side dish.

  2. Bacon and Tomato Potato Skins

    These taters topped with Canadian bacon , tomato, and cheddar cheese are a great way to start a party.

  3. Bacon -Wrapped Meatloaf

    Instead of using breadcrumbs to bind my meatloaf, I tear up bread into small pieces to provide delicate pockets of softness in each slice of meatloaf. For a decadent touch, I wrap the meatlof in bacon and then use a bit more bacon to make a velvety mushroom gravy. It's a perfect sauce for the ...

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  1. Make-Ahead Mornings: How to Freeze Bacon -and-Egg Muffins

    Thu, 4 Sep 2014

    want eggs, I often turn to this freezer meal, Bacon -and-Egg Muffins . How to Freeze Bacon and Egg Muffins I love this recipe because I can ..... are filled with protein and flavor (thank you bacon !) and both the adults and the kid in my family

  2. Bacon : Know Your Label Lingo

    Thu, 25 Oct 2012

    downright irresistible — just the word bacon conjures up a sizzle and that distinct ..... 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

  3. Behold the Bacon Pig: A Big Break with Thanksgiving Tradition

    Fri, 8 Nov 2013

    going to challenge anyone’s love of bacon . But as a centerpiece worthy of a Norman Rockwell ..... little dubious about Clint Cantwell’s bacon pig. Now, you have to understand that Cantwell ..... decidedly non-traditional alternative: the bacon pig. Smoke in Da Eye First, Cantwell

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  1. Sponsored: Bacon and Potato Breakfast Strata

    Mon, 23 Dec 2013

    See how to make a cheesy breakfast strata with bacon and potatoes.

  2. Sponsored: Spicy Jalapeno and Bacon Flatbread

    Mon, 23 Dec 2013

    Tasty flatbread is topped with bacon , veggies, and melty cheese.

  3. How to Freeze Bacon and Egg Muffins

    Fri, 15 Aug 2014

    Bake delicious breakfast muffins then freeze them up to three months for a quick and easy microwavable breakfast.

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Food Blogs We Love

  1. Kale, Apple, and Bacon Stuffed Chicken with Maple Mustard Pan Sauce

    Mon, 15 Sep 2014

    Kale, Apple, and Bacon Stuffed Chicken with Maple Mustard Pan Sauce is a healthy ..... a wonderful thing. Kale, Apple, and Bacon Stuffed Chicken with Maple Mustard Pan Sauce ..... and flavors including kale, apple, and bacon then seared and drizzled with a mouthwatering garlic

  2. Creamy Brussels Sprouts and Smokey Bacon Salad

    Thu, 4 Sep 2014

    this Creamy Brussels Sprouts and Smokey Bacon Salad while standing in line at the grocery ..... actually dumped the warm fat along with the bacon in the salad. For realz! They dared do that ..... how could they? Not only did they add bacon to their dish, but they also used the

  3. Homemade Smoked Bacon

    Thu, 7 Aug 2014

    I knew for a fact that the day would come when I would be trying my hand at making my own bacon . Because let’s face it. Bacon tastes so GOOD, but bacon that’s actually good for you is kinda hard to come across. What better way to control what

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How To

  1. How to Make Stuffing

    Sat, 1 Jan 2000

    stuffing recipe. Corn Bread Stuffing with Apples, Bacon & Pecans Apples add sweetness, bacon adds salt, and the nuts add crunch in this delicious ..... Stuffing with Apricots, Roasted Mushrooms & Smoked Bacon Fresh herbs and applewood-smoked bacon bring

  2. How to Make Pizza Dough

    Sat, 1 Jan 2000

    a convenient but healthy pizza dinner. Bacon -Cheeseburger Pizza If burgers are a favorite ..... Carbonara The flavorful combination of bacon , mushrooms, and Monterey Jack cheese ..... and ready to serve in minutes. Canadian Bacon and Sauerkraut Pizza Serve this German

  3. How to Make Hash Browns

    Sat, 1 Jan 2000

    What would eggs and bacon be without a side of crispy-hot hash ..... skillet meal of four breakfast favorites: bacon , hash browns, eggs, and cheese. Easy ..... Burritos Hash brown potatoes, Canadian bacon , eggs, and cheese fill a tortilla to

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