It’s a Pork Party! Recipes to Love

When it’s time for summer parties – at Memorial Day weekend or the Fourth of July – we usually think of the grill. But what if you aren’t a grill outside kind of cook? Maybe your domain is the well-equipped indoor kitchen. No shame in that. There’s plenty of party-appropriate food that can be made…

5 Finger Food Recipes for Parties

What’s cooking this Memorial Day? If you’re hosting the party this holiday weekend, try one (or several) of our finger food recipes. While the burgers grill or the ribs smoke, the crowd needs something to nibble on while drinks are poured. These are a few of our favorite party food recipes. 1. Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Jalapeños…

Bacon Wrapped Everything: 7 Recipes to Devour

Bacon. Just the word is enough to get the salivary glands going. We noticed that a lot of things get tastier when they’re wrapped in bacon. We did the research, and tested the theory, so you can enjoy the results. These seven recipes will work for dinner and for entertaining … because nothing says “party”…

The Best Way to Eat Slab Bacon

Looking for a new level of bacon obsession? Try our slab bacon. This was a cut we reserved for chefs, but we’ve had many requests from home cooks. So here it is at last: the largest hunk of bacon you’ve ever had in your kitchen. What’s the big fuss? What is slab bacon anyway? Slab bacon is…

Something for Santa …

The tradition of leaving something out for Santa Claus is ancient, going back to Norse mythology, and seen across cultures with slight variations. In the United States it seems to have become popular during the Great Depression. Intended as a lesson to  youngsters during a time of privation, leaving precious cookies and milk out was an…

7 Stellar Thanksgiving Sides

It’s that time of year again, when you trot out the tried-and-true recipes for Thanksgiving dinner. Is there an adventurous part of you that wants to shake things up and try something new? It can be tricky at Thanksgiving, because someone is going to want Grandma’s stuffing or those familiar mushy Brussels sprouts. Here are…

6 Vegetables Made Better with Bacon

National Pork Month could not go by without at least one bacon post. Because bacon is a wonderful addition to … well, just about anything we can think of. Especially vegetables. Read on for our list of 6 veggies that just get better with bacon. Bacon on Vegetables Kale A fantastic winter-time side is bacon-braised kale. Simply dice…

The Most Shared Recipe?

You know it’s fall when everyone is sharing recipes for vegetables with bacon. Gone are the salads and crudites. Hello, warming dishes sprinkled with bacon. So here it is – the most popular recipe on our website this week: Cider-Braised Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Apple, which uses seasonal favorites like apple cider and tart apples…

Let’s Eat … Brunch at Home

Love it or hate it, brunch is a Sunday ritual that is not going away. Late breakfast, early lunch … what better way to celebrate the leisure of a Sunday? Check out this illustrated history of brunch … which traces brunch from a gentlemanly breakfast after the early morning hunt, to Prohibition (you knew there…

7 Easter Brunch Ideas & Recipes

Are you hosting Easter brunch and looking for some fun ideas … perhaps with more bacon? We have some recipes to inspire a very tasty brunch this year, with seasonal ingredients and quite a lot of bacon. 1. Bacon and cheddar scones are perfect for brunch, paired with scrambled eggs. Also tea time, snack time, or…

Game Day Eats: Top 5 Snacks Foods for Super Sunday

What are you eating on game day? Score a major win with our recipes for every kind of game-viewing party, from snacks and bites to full-on hearty meals. And save 15% right now on both our Game Day and Charcuterie collections. Top 5 Snacks Foods for Super Sunday 1. Super pigs in a blanket. Because our…

Bakin’ with Bacon

When it comes to bacon, we like to put it in everything. There’s simply no limit to the incredible things you can do with this ingredient. Just calling it an ingredient seems somehow demeaning. Bacon brings the magic. It is so much more than an ingredient. If you are not baking with bacon, we recommend…