To prepare bacon, see my quick tips:
When you find bacon on sale, buy a bunch. You can freeze it uncooked, or cook it first, then freeze it. Look for lower-salt varieties, and try organic bacon or bacon from a co-op. Enjoy!
- Scrambled Eggs with Bacon
This simple recipe is perfect for a hearty breakfast. You can use microwave bacon instead of the regular kind; just make sure it's very crisp.
- Bacon Chicken Salad
This super easy six ingredient recipe tastes like so much more than the sum of its parts. This is a wonderful recipe for a quick lunch.
- Bacon Wrapped Sausages
Sometimes there's nothing better than a lot of meat. Then add maple syrup and brown sugar to these smoky and rich meats and they will be devoured in no time.
- Brown Sugar Bacon
For a special breakfast or brunch, this recipe is hard to beat. It's simple and special and your kids will love it!
- Chicken Peach Bacon Salad
The title says it all! This wonderful salad is sweet, tart, salty, crisp, and tender all at once.
- Three Ingredient Bacon Chicken
Pull out your George Foreman grill for a fabulous and simple recipe everyone will love.
- Bacon Pizza
If you love bacon, you will love this pizza. It's quick and easy and so tasty. Just adding onions and sour cream to bacon makes this recipe fabulous.
- Bacon Chicken
Well, just about everything goes with bacon, but chicken is a natural partner. This easy recipe will become a favorite.
- Bacon Scallops
Sea scallops, the larger ones, are essential to this recipe's success. Serve it with a simple rice pilaf for a great dinner.
- Bacon Crisp Sandwiches
This incredible recipe, from my book Everything 30-Minute, 5-Ingredient Cookbook, coats bacon with Parmesan cheese and microwaves it before tucking the bacon between hoagie buns with ripe tomatoes. Yum!
- Sour Cream Bacon Crockpot Chicken
This five ingredient, super-easy recipe will become a family favorite: guaranteed!
- Italian Turkey Tenderloins
If you've never tried turkey tenderloins, find some for this recipe; you're in for a treat!
- Frisee Salad with Egg
And bacon! With just some bagged salad, egg, and bacon, you can create a satisfying dinner in just minutes.
- Spinach Chicken and Bacon Salad
Again, bacon and chicken combine for a wonderful salad that's a take-off on wilted spinach salad.
- Hash Brown Potato Bake
Double or triple the bacon in this simple recipe and you can serve it as a main dish with a green salad.
- Double Corn Chowder
Two kinds of corn (plus bacon, of course!) make this simple soup rich and delicious.
- Bacon, Mac and Cheese Soup
This recipe is from my About.com Guide to Shortcut Cooking. It's super easy and kids will love it!
- Three Bean Bacon Medley Salad
Just three ingredients combine for this delicious side salad; you can serve it as a main dish salad along with some muffins.
- Spaghetti Carbonara
And finally, no collection of bacon recipes would be complete without this classic Italian favorite. This is my go-to recipe when I'm too tired to cook!