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Deep Fried BLT Bites

We turned the BLT into a shareable Deep Fried BLT Bite that’s not only fun to make, but is a fantastic way to celebrate International Bacon Day with all of your bacon-loving friends!

Bacon On a Stick

Who doesn’t love a good “on a stick” recipe? With bacon on a stick being the very best of the possibilities, here are 3 of ways to enjoy bacon on a stick.

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Paleo Bacon Wrapped Meatloaf

Paleo Bacon Wrapped Meatloaf The paleo diet is extremely popular right now. If you haven’t heard of it, we’re not sure what rock you’ve been living under, but in a nutshell, the paleo diet consists primarily of meat, vegetables, fruit and fats like coconut oil and avocados. Bacon is definitely okay on the paleo diet, …

Grilled Bacon Wrapped Pork Chops

As the famous old saying goes, “one great pork deserves another” and never has that truth been as obvious as it is in this delightfully decadent and deliciously delectably dish.

Bacon Pancake Dippers are good to the very last bite!

National Pancake Day is September 26th! With National Pancake day just around the corner, we got to thinking about how bacon is such a great compliment to the sticky sweet hot cakes we’ve loved since childhood. But one must eat this duo judiciously to ensure you don’t run out of one before the other. Cue …

Baby Bubbas Braised Veggies Bacon Bonanza.

One “not so healthy” thing that tends to happen to us all during the hot summer months, is that we are often so very busy and on the go all the time, we begin to neglect or need for healthy veggies to healthfully balance out all the fast food and quick snack “carbs” and proteins that we continue to consume to fuel our flight and fancy while constantly on the run from morning to night.

Maple Bacon Cupcake Recipe

Bacon Today reader Becca R. shares a Bacon Recipe for Maple Bacon Cupcakes (which it turns out was originally posted on the amazingly cool food blog Vanilla Garlic in 2007) . If you make these let us know how they turn out and take some photos to share with the world! Bacon Maple Cupcakes Ingredients * …

National Bacon Lovers Day

ANNUAL BACON DAYS One hardly needs a holiday for inspiration to fry up some bacon, but the month of August contains two bacon inspired holidays. Holiday one is a day to celebrate the lover of bacon; August 20 is National Bacon Lover’s Day. The second nod to bacon in the month of August is for …

Bacon 101

There’s more than one way to cure bacon. Here is a guide to the different types of bacon available in the market including the various types of bacon cures. How is bacon made and what is the difference between wet cured and dry cured bacon? We begin the journey in 1500 BC, in Ancient China, …

Bacon Samples at Bourbon & Bacon Chattanooga Festival

Bacon & Bourbon

A delightful combination that is apparently well known based on all of the bourbon and bacon festivals going on around the country. Bacon Freak was happy to be a sponsor of the Bacon & Barrel Festival held recently in Chattanooga, Tennessee. And well, if you’re going to have a bourbon festival, Tennessee seems like a …

Bacon Bourbon

The process of infusing the bacon into the bourbon is called fat washing. Sounds gross but the result is absolutely delicious…

Bacon Pot Stickers

National Bacon  Lover’s Day is August 20! This seems like a great time to try out a new recipe featuring the star of the holiday, bacon. And we’re going in what might seem an unusual direction for a recipe featuring bacon, but really not so much if you consider that China is one of the …

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When Pigs Can Fly!

You’re likely familiar with wine and craft beer flights, a collection or grouping of various wines or beers for the purpose of tasting and comparing. The same concept is used for bacon flights and can be found in many restaurants including The Center Street Cafe in Farmersville, OH. Breakfast, the most important meal of the …