Year of Bacon: April 2015
Cobb Salad Wraps
Make your favorite salad portable with these easy wraps. The gang's all here: Bacon, turkey, avocado, eggs, tomatoes, and lettuce.
Cobb Salad Wraps Recipe
This side feeds a crowd, making it perfect for your Easter Sunday celebrations. Who doesn't love bacon and potatoes?
Caraway-Bacon Potatoes Recipe
Bacon, Arugula, and Shrimp Salad
Crisp bacon, shrimp, arugula and a three-ingredient dressing pack hearty flavor into a 30-minute dinner salad.
Bacon, Arugula, and Shrimp Salad Recipe
Shrimp and Bacon Deviled Eggs
Deviled eggs are an ideal way to use up all those Easter eggs. Instant potato flakes and bacon give the filling body and savory flavor.
Shrimp and Bacon Deviled Eggs Recipe
White Bean-Asparagus Salad with Bacon and Thyme
This spring salad with beans, asparagus and bacon is so hearty it could almost pass for a main dish!
White Bean-Asparagus Salad with Bacon and Thyme Recipe
For the ultimate Southern-style warm dip, combine chopped greens, corn, and bacon and serve with pork skins, sweet potato chips and hot sauce.
Bacon-and-Greens Salsa Recipe
Turkey, Bacon, and Avocado Summer Rolls
Like a turkey club, only lighter and fresher. To turn these rolls into a fun party appetizer, set out the fillings and let your guests roll their own.
Turkey, Bacon, and Avocado Summer Rolls Recipe
Bacon and Cheddar Smashed Potatoes
Smashes potatoes have more texture than the traditional mash. Here, bacon and cheddar amp up the savory flavor, while sour cream adds richness.
Bacon and Cheddar Smashed Potatoes Recipe
Cavatappi with Bacon and Summer Vegetables
A light and flavorful pasta toss, accented with crumbled bacon, is a quick and easy dinner solution for any night of the week.
Cavatappi with Bacon and Summer Vegetables Recipe
This mac and cheese meal is sure to gather rave reviews from kids and adults alike. The one-dish meal gets it richness from sharp cheddar cheese, which mellows the heat from the hot sauce.
Bacon Mac Recipe
Warm Bacon Vinaigrette
Toss hearty greens like kale with this warm, flavorful dressing. Fresh tarragon adds a little something unexpected here.
Warm Bacon Vinaigrette Recipe
Spinach Salad with Bacon, Walnuts, and Blue Cheese
We love this sweet, salty, and tangy combination. Serve the salad alongside grilled burgers or pork chops for a delicious dinner.
Spinach Salad with Bacon, Walnuts, and Blue Cheese Recipe
Bacon, Onion, and Brown Lentil Skillet
Humble brown lentils are fitting for this homey main dish. Pair with corn bread and sautéed Swiss chard or braised collard greens.
Bacon, Onion, and Brown Lentil Skillet Recipe
Spinach Salad with Mushrooms and Bacon
This hearty mix stands up well next to a variety of main dishes. Tote it to a potluck and toss with the dressing just before serving.
Spinach Salad with Mushrooms and Bacon Recipe
Bacon-Cheddar Corn Muffins
Not a fan of sweet breakfasts? Try these savory muffins on for size. Or, serve them alongside barbecued pork or chicken.
Bacon-Cheddar Corn Muffins Recipe
Bacon Black Bean Dip
Bacon and beans pair beautifully together, and this easy dip is no exception. Try it instead of hummus at your next spring party.
Bacon Black Bean Dip Recipe
Chicken, Squash, and Chard with Bacon
Crisp chard leaves are sliced and used as a salad green here. To add interest, use a variety of seasonal wild mushrooms, such as oyster, lobster, or chanterelle.
Chicken, Squash, and Chard with Bacon Recipe
Blue Cheese-and-Bacon Potato Salad
Grilling the potatoes in an easy-to-fold aluminum foil packet adds a subtle note of smoky flavor. Plus, it makes cleanup a breeze.
Blue Cheese-and-Bacon Potato Salad Recipe
Creamed Corn with Bacon and Leeks
The combination of sweet corn and smoky bacon gives this uncomplicated dish sublime flavor.
Creamed Corn with Bacon and Leeks Recipe
Seared Scallops over Bacon and Spinach Salad with Cider Vinaigrette
Savory umami tastes from the scallops and bacon lay the foundation for this dish, which delivers apple flavor in three layers.
Seared Scallops over Bacon and Spinach Salad with Cider Vinaigrette Recipe
Bacon and Cheddar Tea Sandwiches
While this recipe calls for country white bread, you can use any sandwich bread you like. For a nice color contrast, try pumpernickel or rye.
Bacon and Cheddar Tea Sandwiches Recipe
Smoky Bacon and Blue Cheese Chicken Salad Pitas
The BLT sandwich is the inspiration for this tangy salad. You can make the chicken salad ahead, and place it in pita halves just before serving.
Smoky Bacon and Blue Cheese Chicken Salad Pitas Recipe
Chicken on Bacon Mushroom Ragout
This elegant chicken dish is perfect for an al fresco dinner party. Be very generous with the cracked pepper on the chicken; it makes a wonderful flavor bridge to the wine.
Chicken on Bacon Mushroom Ragout Recipe
Macaroni Salad with Bacon, Peas, and Creamy Dijon Dressing
This macaroni salad gets a coating of tangy dressing which contrasts well with the smoky bacon, sweet bell pepper, and red onion.
Macaroni Salad with Bacon, Peas, and Creamy Dijon Dressing Recipe
BBT (Bacon Basil Tomato) Sandwich
A classic tomato, with meaty, heart-shaped fruit as big as grapefruit and sweet, full-bodied flavor, is ideal for this simple summer sandwich.
BBT (Bacon Basil Tomato) Sandwich Recipe
Wrap meaty scallops in crispy bacon and pair with a luscious dip for an appetizer that's guaranteed to be gone in minutes.
Bacon-Wrapped Scallops Recipe
Poached Halibut with Warm Bacon Vinaigrette
This recipe uses court-bouillon, a flavorful broth often employed to poach fish and seafood. Thick slices of crusty bread sop up the broth and the bacony vinaigrette.
Poached Halibut with Warm Bacon Vinaigrette Recipe
Corn and Fingerling Potato Chowder with Applewood-Smoked Bacon
As the name implies, fingerling potatoes have a narrow shape, similar to a finger. These baby white potatoes contain less starch than russet potatoes, perfect for creating this luscious chowder.
Corn and Fingerling Potato Chowder with Applewood-Smoked Bacon Recipe
Fettuccine with Shrimp and Bacon
A dish of shrimp sautéed in bacon drippings and tossed with fettuccine sounds like a no-no for the calorie conscious. But at under 400 calories a serving, indulge!
Fettuccine with Shrimp and Bacon Recipe
Pea Salad with Bacon and Eggs
Try the fresh taste of spring peas by adding color and crunch to all your meals with this favorite springtime veggie.
Pea Salad with Bacon and Eggs Recipe