Honest ABE

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Making an Honest ABE sandwich isn't all that hard to do: small investment, big flavor return. As the initials suggest, the key ingredients are asparagus, egg, and, of course, bacon. View recipe here .
Bacon, From Scones to Sandwiches
It's not just a side dish anymore.

Bacon and Pimento Cheese: Two Ways

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Smoky, slightly spicy Arkansas peppered bacon slices are the perfect foil to soft, creamy, and rich pimento cheese. Try this pairing in a sandwich or in a cheesy twist on mashed potatoes .
Bacon, From Scones to Sandwiches
It's not just a side dish anymore.

Blue Cheese Bacon Burger

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When searching for the perfect bacon-filled dish, nothing beats a classic like the bacon cheeseburger. Instead of the traditional cheddar or American, this version features blue cheese crumbled over the patty. View recipe here .
Bacon, From Scones to Sandwiches
It's not just a side dish anymore.

Bluefish Fried in Bacon with Blue Grits

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For a delicious taste of land and sea together, try bluefish cooked in bacon. The salty, spicy bacon is the perfect complement to the bold flavor of this underrated fish. View recipe here .
Bacon, From Scones to Sandwiches
It's not just a side dish anymore.

Linguine and Clams

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With clams, bacon, sweet peppers, and garlic sliced Goodfellas thin , this pasta dish is packed with flavor. View recipe here .
Bacon, From Scones to Sandwiches
It's not just a side dish anymore.

Bacon and Chocolate

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With the increased popularity of bacon comes some experimenting in the kitchen. The result? Bacon gets paired with chocolate becomes a dessert. Learn more here .
Bacon, From Scones to Sandwiches
It's not just a side dish anymore.

Arkansas Peppered Bacon

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All of these bacon recipes must have you wondering: What's the best type of bacon? Our Behind the Counter expert recommends Arkansas Peppered Bacon. What's your favorite? Tell us here .
Bacon, From Scones to Sandwiches
It's not just a side dish anymore.