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 Dinner: Bacon and Cheese Grits Pie

    Tue, 14 Oct 2014

    short on time. I found this recipe for Bacon and Cheese Grits and knew I had to try it out. click here for our bacon and cheese grits recipe I cooked the grits ..... shredded cheddar cheese, cooked and crumbled bacon , salt, pepper, and a little milk. While

  2. 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

  3. 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

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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. Roasted Butternut Squash Soup with Smoky-Roasted Chickpeas and Bacon

    Fri, 10 Oct 2014

    Squash Soup with Smoky-Roasted Chickpeas and Bacon is a rich and comforting soup that’s dairy-free, gluten ..... Roasted butternut squash. Smoked paprika. Bacon . Maple syrup. Leeks. Did I mention bacon ? I felt a wave of happiness wash over me while

  2. 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

  3. Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Poppers – Guest Posting at Paleo Parents!

    Wed, 30 Jul 2014

    you think of anything that better qualifies as party food than Bacon Wrapped Jalapeño Poppers? I don’t think I can... We’re ..... with a creamy nut mixture all wrapped up in smokey, crispy bacon . Oh my yum! And these babies are quite addictive, too. Worse

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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-influenced

  3. How to Make Hash Browns

    Sat, 1 Jan 2000

    What would eggs and bacon be without a side of crispy-hot hash ..... one-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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