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Bacon: Stand Alone Success or Recipe Rockstar?

Bacon has reached rockstar fame—and for good reason. (It’s really, really good!) But while I would eat bacon every morning for breakfast if I could, it’s even more special when I manage to save some cooked pieces from the hungry bacon scavengers in my house to use in a recipe. Here are seven surprising ways to use bacon that will really wow you:

Bacon bread recipe

Bacon Bread Recipe
A savory tea bread your friends will demand the recipe for — if you share any with them!

Bacon Scones Recipe

Bacon, Walnut and Thyme Scones Recipe
These come together fast for a surprising breakfast option, but they’re also at home on the dinner table.

Chard with bacon and apple

Chard with Bacon and Apple Recipe
Short ingredient list, big flavor — a winning combination for lunch or dinner.

bacon manchego dates recipe

Bacon Manchego Dates Recipe
Pull these out of the oven when guests arrive for a memorable start to any dinner party.

Sweet Potato Bacon Bites Recipe

Sweet Potato Bacon Bites Recipe
Sweet potatoes stand in for crackers, making this a friendly appetizer for those avoiding gluten.

onion bacon butternut tart recipe

Onion, Bacon and Butternut Tart Recipe
Sweet and savory — perfect for a Friday night family treat.

Pasta frittata with chard bacon and goat cheese

Pasta Frittata with Chard, Bacon and Goat Cheese
Combine two classic dishes into an all-in-one irresistible meal.

What are your favorite bacon recipes?

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