Bacon

Epic Meat Time: 10 Over The Top Meaty Dishes Around The United States And Canada

Calf brain cream, whole alligator, meat ice cream
Oct 23, 2014 10:00 am

The bacon craze may have passed, but people still love their protein, especially when it comes in the form of calf’s brain cream to spread on blinis, or a whole roasted alligator stuffed with chicken served with Andouille jambalaya. Yes, those are real things you can eat, and here’s where to find them.

Make Cornbread, Not War: Sean Brock's Cast Iron Cornbread Recipe

Tangy, smoky cornbread with a crunchy exterior
Oct 21, 2014 3:30 pm
Photo: Peter Frank Edwards

My favorite ball cap, made by Billy Reid, has a patch on the front that reads “Make Cornbread, Not War.” I’m drawn to it because cornbread is a sacred thing in the South, almost a way of life. But cornbread, like barbeque, can be the subject of great debate among Southerners. Flour or no flour? Sugar or no sugar? Is there an egg involved? All are legitimate questions. Chef Sean Brock answers them right here.

Bridgehampton Town Fry Recipe

Make a classic fried oyster scramble for brunch
Oct 18, 2014 10:00 am

Head to The Topping Rose House in Bridgehampton, NY for an evening of salt water pools, a farm-to-table restaurant by renowned chef Tom Colicchio and a big, comfortable room stocked full of awesome local snacks. Itchin for a fishing excursion or baking lesson? They'll hook you up. In the morning, head down for one of the best breakfasts in town, and don't miss the Bridgehampton Town Fry, their play on the classic fried oyster scramble.

Wild Rice With Bacon And Fennel Recipe

Update your fall side dish lineup with wild rice
Oct 16, 2014 3:00 pm
wild rice with bacon

While it may be one of the most wonderful food and booze pairings in the natural world, leave bourbon and bacon cookbooks to the highly experienced folks at Southern Living. Author Morgan Murphy says it's not a diet book, and that's an understatement. As long as this wonderful collection is in your kitchen, you may never diet again. Need a side dish for that non-diet? We recommend this bacon-studded wild rice.

Paleo Bacon Avocado Burger Sliders Recipe

Make gluten-free burgers for a paleo party treat
Oct 9, 2014 4:00 pm
paleo bacon avocado burger sliders
Photo: Alexandra Winsby

Here's my thing with sliders: by the time you're full, you will have ingested at least twice as much bread as if you'd just had a regular burger. One slider won't do it...unless they're one of these spectacularly filling mini Paleo bacon avocado burgers.  

Get French With This Galettes Soubises Recipe

Crêpes topped with fried eggs, bacon and cheese
Oct 8, 2014 12:00 pm
Galettes Soubises recipe

When the temperature starts to drop, reach for award-winning British food writer and cookbook author Diana Henry's new guide to cold weather comfort food. From rib-sticking braises to the best fall fruit desserts, Roast Figs Sugar Snow is the key to staying warm this fall and winter. This savory French buckwheat galette won't let you down. 

You Can Do This: It's A Pimento Cheese Waffles Recipe!

Crispy, cheesy waffles with bacon and peppery syrup
Oct 7, 2014 2:00 pm

Let's hear it for pimento cheese, that quintessential Southern appetizer of delicious cheddar made tastier and spreadable via mayo and cream cheese and flavored with pimentos and...well, anything else. It's also incredibly versatile — check out Pimento Cheese, the new cookbook from Perre Coleman Magness, author of blog The Runaway Spoon. Welcome to the marriage of two beautiful things: waffles and pimento cheese.

Bacon Craze Didn't Happen Organically. Pork Lobbyists Were Behind The Whole Thing.

Pig pushers led effort to put bacon on burgers
Oct 6, 2014 1:30 pm

It's hard to fathom these days, when bacon is used to sell everything from vodka to sexual lubricant. But, there was a time when Americans barely touched the stuff. How bacon became fashionable again isn't as simple as Americans rediscovering how great it tastes. There was a shadow PR war going on behind the scenes in the early 1990s, with the pork industry funding research into precooking technology, lobbying restaurant chains to add bacon-based menu items and even subsiziding recipe development.

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