Year of Bacon: February 2015
Oyster-Bacon Pot Pie
On the fence about oysters? Consider this Chesapeake Bay-inspired number your gateway dish. This gussied-up riff features a golden puff pastry crown over a creamy, briny filling.
Oyster-Bacon Pot Pie Recipe
Peas and Kale Salad with Bacon Vinaigrette
Black-eyed peas and greens are considered lucky in the South, where they're often eaten on New Year's Day. When drizzled with a warm bacon vinaigrette, they're sure to be delicious year-round!
Peas and Kale Salad with Bacon Vinaigrette Recipe
Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Bacon and Sage
Smoky bacon and salty cheese, such as pecorino Romano, provide the perfect balance to lightly sweet gnocchi in this easy, 5-ingredient entrée.
Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Bacon and Sage Recipe
Warm Kale Salad with Mussels and Bacon
Kale and bacon make the perfect pairing, especially in this easy, breezy seafood salad. Even in the dead of winter, mussels give us a taste of the saltwater air and summer sunshine.
Warm Kale Salad with Mussels and Bacon Recipe
The Ultimate Classic Collards
Tangy vinegar brightens the earthy flavors, and a touch of honey rounds out the smoke from the ham hock and bacon.
The Ultimate Classic Collards Recipe
Cheesy Bacon-and-Two-Onion Tart
This flaky tart makes for an ideal brunch or a light supper served alongside a cup of creamy soup.
Cheesy Bacon-and-Two-Onion Tart Recipe
Mustard Greens with Yogurt-Parmesan Dressing and Bacon Croutons
Cubed French bread is wrapped in bacon for the ultimate crouton in this satisfying salad.
Mustard Greens with Yogurt-Parmesan Dressing and Bacon Croutons Recipe
Capellini with Bacon and Bread Crumbs
Friends coming for dinner? This quick recipe delivers restaurant-quality flavor and appeal in no time.
Capellini with Bacon and Bread Crumbs Recipe
Spinach Salad with Bacon and Eggs
You've never had bacon and eggs like this! We love how the ribbons of carrots add a bit of whimsical color through this delicious salad.
Spinach Salad with Bacon and Eggs Recipe
Bacon-Cheddar Corn Muffins
The sharper the cheddar, the more intense the flavor will be in these delightfully savory muffins.
Bacon-Cheddar Corn Muffins Recipe
Pasta with Bacon, Squash and Sage
Whole-grain pasta, winter squash, thick-sliced bacon and fresh sage make this simple and light pasta dish feel fancy.
Pasta with Bacon, Squash and Sage Recipe
Pea Pancakes with Bacon
Savory pancakes? Just trust us on this one. Ditch the syrup for sour cream, extra crispy bacon, and chives on top.
Pea Pancakes with Bacon Recipe
Bacon-Wrapped Pork Tenderloin
This 5-ingredient meal features double the pork for double the flavor. Roasted fennel and apricots bring sweetness to an otherwise meaty dish.
Bacon-Wrapped Pork Tenderloin Recipe
Spinach-Bacon Mac and Cheese
Rotini with a homemade cheese sauce? Bacon, too? Your little ones won't notice they're eating spinach when they dig into this delicious dish.
Spinach-Bacon Mac and Cheese Recipe
Open-Faced Avocado-Bacon Tuna Melt
Boring sandwiches, begone! These open-faced tuna melts will make you rethink lunchtime entirely. Serve with a side of sweet potato fries.
Open-Faced Avocado-Bacon Tuna Melt Recipe
Bacon and Gorgonzola Cornbread Sliders with Chipotle Mayo
Featuring toppings like chipotle mayo, onion rings, and thinly sliced cheddar, these over-the-top cornbread sliders are giving regular burger buns a run for their money.
Bacon and Gorgonzola Cornbread Sliders with Chipotle Mayo Recipe
Bacon, Leek and Spaghetti Frittata
Extend the life of leftover spaghetti by making a frittata! This one-dish meal makes for a filling brunch dish or a light supper.
Bacon, Leek and Spaghetti Frittata Recipe
Greens, Beans, and Bacon Soup
This hearty soup, which is chock-full of antioxidants and fiber from the kale and beans, pairs well with a crunchy slice of toasted ciabatta.
Greens, Beans, and Bacon Soup Recipe
Bacon, Pear and Gorgonzola Pizza
This pizza hits all the right notes for savory, sweet, and tangy. If you don't want to make your own pizza dough, go ahead and use store-bought crust or even a whole-wheat pita bread.
Bacon, Pear and Gorgonzola Pizza Recipe
This appetizing dip boasts minimal prep time and pairs perfectly with assorted fresh vegetables.
Bacon-Onion Dip Recipe
Broccoli Crunch Salad with Bacon and Currants
This recipe is a riff on the broccoli crunch salad from Whole Foods Market. Easy to make and packed with flavor, it'll soon become your go-to side dish.
Broccoli Crunch Salad with Bacon and Currants Recipe
Bacon and Egg Breakfast Pizza
Bacon, cheese, and potatoes make for tasty toppings on this kid-approved pizza. Reheat leftovers on a griddle or in a skillet over medium heat to get a crisp crust without overcooking the filling.
Bacon and Egg Breakfast Pizza Recipe
Risotto with Taleggio Cheese and Bacon
Taleggio, an Italian soft cheese, gives this risotto a distinctly rustic flavor that goes beautifully with the smokiness of the bacon.
Risotto with Taleggio Cheese and Bacon Recipe
Bacon Burgers on Brioche Buns
These burgers are crazy, and we mean that in a good way. A mix of ground chuck and sirloin makes them tender and juicy, while roasted onions, thick-cut bacon, and melty brie send them over the top.
Bacon Burgers on Brioche Buns Recipe
Bacon, Cheddar, and Chive Scones
Let your scones take a savory turn by adding chopped bacon, cheese and chives. Serve them with breakfast or dinner--the choice is yours!
Bacon, Cheddar, and Chive Scones Recipe
Bacon-and-Sage-Wrapped Chicken Breasts
This take on chicken saltimbocca, an Italian dish where chicken is wrapped in prosciutto and sage, is both delicious and budget-friendly.
Bacon-and-Sage-Wrapped Chicken Breasts Recipe
Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes with Bacon and Goat Cheese
This is a decadent yet savory way to serve sweet potatoes. Make them ahead and tote them to a potluck or dinner party.
Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes with Bacon and Goat Cheese Recipe
One-Bite Wedge Salad with Blue Cheese and Bacon
We've all seen the oversized wedge salads at restaurants, but this figure-friendly version is ideal for cocktail parties and girls' nights in.
One-Bite Wedge Salad with Blue Cheese and Bacon Recipe