21 Ways to Make Bacon Sizzle in Your Stomach


We have one word for you: BACON.

It really needed to be written in all-caps, don’t you think?

One of the most beloved food out there, bacon is also one of the most versatile.

You can eat it on it own. You can put it on stuff. Or you can click through the following bacon recipes and find cool and unique ways to include it in your diet:

  1. Bacon Wrapped Dates Recipe
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    • I blame my Jewish upbringing for my love of bacon. It wasn’t forbidden but it was only to be eaten outside of my Kosher house. At hockey tournaments as a kid, I would make a beeline to the buffet breakfast and load up. There were always eggs, but the majority of the plate was bacon. …
  2. Bacon Wrapped Filet Mignon Recipe
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    • Let’s count the reasons why you need an impressive meal for two up your sleeve: This is a meal you can pull together all the while wooing your new love, carrying on a conversation with your boss and listening to your girlfriend relay all the reasons a certain cute boy isn’t calling her. While your …
  3. Bacon Blue Cheese Salad Recipe
  4. Maple Candied Bacon Recipe
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    • We all know that bacon makes everything better, right? Aside from eating it straight out of the pan, bacon is one of my favorite toppings for pizzas, sandwiches, and burgers. But then I discovered something even more amazing! Yes, that’s right. Something even more amazing than bacon. Maple Candied Bacon. This little creation is super …
  5. Chicken Bacon Pasta Recipe
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    • Since I cook for a living, I find that people assume that I make elaborate, multi-course French dinners each night at home. As much as I wish this was the case, sadly, it is not. I often pull together quick, simple meals for my family. Creamy pasta always pleases, but a cream sauce usually requires …
  6. Bacon Tomato Pasta Salad Recipe
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    • Have you ever been to a steak house and started your meal with spinach salad with a warm bacon vinaigrette? Man, I love a salad with bacon vinaigrette. Spinach really shines when coated in bacon grease, doesn’t it? It almost makes you forget you’re eating something green that’s good for you. It got me thinking that …
  7. Grilled Bacon Wrapped Shrimp Recipe
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    • Grilling season here in upstate New York is at its absolute peak! The weather is beautiful, and I’ve been enjoying spending as much time as possible out on the back deck. Of course, the back deck means the grill, and my wife and I have been enjoying all sorts of awesome meals on the grill …
  8. Maple Bacon Pancake Poppers Recipe
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    • We’ve been lax in celebrating Pancake Sunday around here lately. With busy weekends and sick kids, sometimes it’s all we can do to get breakfast — any breakfast — on the table. And frankly, while we love pancakes around here, sometimes I get tired of the process. Waiting for the griddle pan to heat up, …
  9. Bacon Chive Biscuits Recipe
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    • It’s hard to go too long in the South without eating biscuits, and once you live here, showing you can make them at home is practically part of your housing application. And it’s no wonder — these flaky bites of wonder that are equally at home alongside eggs or chili are one of the easiest …
  10. Asparagus Tart with Bacon Recipe
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    • One of the first local vegetables to show up in our markets in April is asparagus. It is fresh and green with tags affixed from a local farm. The minute these bunches start showing up I buy them by the dozen. There is no end to what I’ll make with them, and I always kick …
  11. Chicken Bacon Ranch Pasta Recipe
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    • Do you guys ever have those nights where you just don’t know what to make for dinner? We’re lucky enough that we typically have some sort of leftovers hanging out in our fridge. (And we’ve become experts at turning leftovers into tacos. Anything can be put into tacos!) So the other night, I was at a …
  12. Maple Bacon Skillet Cornbread Recipe
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    • As soon as you hear the words “maple” and “bacon,” you know it’s going to be good. To me, it really doesn’t even matter what words come after those two because maple bacon anything is pretty much amazing. They seem to be such natural partners no matter what you pair them up with. Sweet maple …
  13. Gluten Free Cornbread Muffins with Cheddar and Bacon Recipe
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    • I was preparing for a baby shower recently and after a day of baking sweets, I realized it’d probably be nice of me to offer something savory. It was around 11pm, and I just wanted something quick and easy that would be a crowd-pleaser. At first I thought about making this gluten-free mac and cheese, but …
  14. Bacon Gin Fizz Recipe
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    • Brunch is something that we don’t really do very often. I love brunch – it’s actually the perfect party time, I think. Not too early in the morning, but just before lunch. You’re not tired from working all day, and it’s not too late at night that you feel like going to be before you’ve even started. …
  15. Maple Bacon Pull Apart Bread Recipe
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    • I realize that I am the last person in the history of ever to get on the pull-apart-bread-recipe-bus [side note: that would be THE BEST bus ever]. I don’t know what took me so long really, except that I kind of felt like all the awesome versions of pull apart breads had been done. Jalapeño popper …
  16. Bacon Cheeseburger Pasta Skillet Recipe
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    • School is in full swing. The holidays are practically right around the corner. So coming up with quick and easy dinners is necessary now more than ever! I only have one child, and we have multiple Lego Robotics practice each week, plus basketball season has started, so we have that. Not to mention homework. Right now I am kind …
  17. Apple Butter Bacon Waffle Sandwich Recipe
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    • My idea of what makes a good sandwich varies from day to day. Sometimes a little spice is all that is required to make my sandwich complete. Other days I dream about a hot, toasted sandwich piled with meats and cheeses. And on other days, I crave a sweet sandwich. It really depends on my mood. I do have …
  18. Bacon-Wrapped Smokies Recipe
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    • I have several old recipe cards in my recipe box. These recipe cards are handwritten, and one or maybe two are my grandmother’s recipes. She was such an impressive cook and baker! When I struggle to make a five course meal on my own entirely from scratch, it helps to remind myself that she made …
  19. Bacon-Wrapped Guacamole Burger Bombs Recipe
    • Bacon-Wrapped Guacamole Burger Bombs Photo
    • A couple of months ago my friend made me those bacon-wrapped guacamole chicken bombs that were floating around Facebook for the longest time. I thought the idea was pure genius and every since then I’ve been trying to find other new and fun things to stuff with guacamole. Why had the avocado-obsessed blogger never thought to try this …
  20. Potato Corn Miso Soup with Bacon Recipe
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    • The flavour of miso soup goes so well with a lot of different ingredients, not just the regular seaweed and tofu. One of the miso soup flavour combinations that is really delicious is potato, bacon, and corn! It makes the miso soup much heartier and more filling. Potato, bacon, and corn are super simple ingredients that taste amazing …

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