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House of Meats: It's Not "Just" Bacon - A Sampling of 50 Bacon Recipes

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About the Recipe

Make House of Meats bacon the star ingredient in pastas, salads, snacks and more from Food Network Magazine.


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  • (2) Cheesy Bacon Popcorn

    • Drizzle 4 cups hot popcorn with 1 tablespoon bacon drippings. Toss with 3 tablespoons crumbled cooked bacon and 1/4 cup each grated Parmesan and cheddar.

  • (8) Bacon Butter

    • Cook 2 slices bacon in a skillet; drain and chop. Blend 1 stick softened butter with the drippings and 2 tablespoons maple syrup. Stir in the chopped bacon.

  • (9) PB&B Sandwich

  • (14) Bacon-Wrapped Scallops

    • Wrap bacon around scallops; secure with toothpicks. Broil, turning, until crisp, 8 minutes.

  • (15) Bacon-Wrapped Dates

    • Stuff pitted dates with blue cheese and wrap in bacon. Secure with toothpicks. Broil, turning, until crisp, 5 to 6 minutes.

  • (28) Bacon Fried Rice

    • Cook 1/2 cup chopped bacon in a skillet. Add 1/2 cup chopped scallions and 4 cups cooked rice; stir-fry until hot. Add 3 beaten eggs and 1 teaspoon each sesame oil and grated ginger; stir-fry until the eggs are set.

  • (32) Bacon Muffins

    • Make corn muffin mix as the label directs; add 1/4 cup crumbled cooked bacon and 2 tablespoons chopped chives.

  • (33) Bacon-Corn Sauté

    • Cook 1/2 cup chopped bacon in a skillet; pour off half of the fat. Cook 1/2 each chopped red onion and jalapeno in the skillet until tender. Add 3 cups corn; cook 4 minutes. Add chopped cilantro, lime juice and salt to taste.

  • (34) Bacon Brussels Sprouts

    • Cook 6 ounces diced slab bacon in a skillet; drain. Separate 1 pound Brussels sprouts into leaves; stir-fry in the drippings. Add 1 minced garlic clove, 2 tablespoons each teriyaki sauce and water, a pinch each of sugar and red pepper flakes, and the bacon.

  • (35) Warm Bacon Vinaigrette

    • Cook 4 slices chopped bacon in a skillet; drain and crumble. Whisk 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar and 1 tablespoon whole-grain mustard into the drippings; add salt, pepper and the bacon.

  • (36) Spinach-Bacon Salad

    • Make Warm Bacon Vinaigrette (No. 35). Toss with baby spinach, sliced mushrooms and sliced red onion.

  • (43) Bacon Grits

    • Simmer 2 cups each milk and water with 1 teaspoon salt in a saucepan. Stir in 1 cup grits; simmer until tender, about 35 minutes. Stir in 2 tablespoons butter and 1 cup each grated cheddar and crumbled cooked bacon. Top with chopped chives.

  • (44) Bacon Quesadillas

    • Cook 1/2 cup sliced mushrooms and 1/4 cup chopped onion in butter until soft. Add 2 slices chopped Spicy-Sweet Bacon (No. 42). Spread on tortillas with grated cheddar, then fold in half and cook in a skillet.

  • (45) Bacon-Apple Pancakes

    • Mix 1 cup flour, 1 teaspoon baking soda, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1 cup buttermilk, 1 egg, 1 grated apple and 1/2 cup crumbled cooked bacon. Cook in a hot buttered skillet.

  • 46. Bacon Banana Bread

    • Stir 1/2 cup crumbled cooked bacon into your favorite banana bread batter before baking.

  • 47. Bacon-Potato Pancake

    • Cook 2 slices bacon; drain and crumble. Shred 2 peeled russet potatoes; squeeze dry. Mix with 1/4 grated onion, the bacon, and salt and pepper. Cook in the drippings until crisp, 8 minutes per side.

  • (49) Bacon Oatmeal

    • Stir 2 tablespoons each maple syrup and crumbled cooked bacon into 2 cups cooked oatmeal.

  • (50) Bacon Brittle

    • Boil 2 cups sugar and 1 cup water in a saucepan, without stirring, until 340 degrees F, 8 to 10 minutes. Stir in 1 cup peanuts, 5 slices crumbled cooked bacon, 1 tablespoon butter and a pinch each of cayenne and cinnamon. Spread on a greased baking sheet to harden.

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