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Bacon: “Outside the Box” Uses for America’s Favorite Meat

by | Apr 22, 2024

There are so many different ways to use bacon – from drink garnish to breakfast staple to main course MVP.   Any way you slice it, bacon has undoubtedly made its way into our lives as a savory, “de-facto” go-to meal companion that’s hard to top… no matter what you’re topping off.  For the adventurous “foodies” among us, here’s some bacon-focused recipes we’ve found online that we love so much we want to share them with you.  Give them a try – your taste buds will thank you!

Maple Bacon French Toast Bake

Bacon will forever hold a place among the top breakfast foods of all time.  It’s only fitting that we start our journey off on this recipe from Taste of Home that is a one-stop-shop for all your favorite breakfast flavors.  Check the recipe out HERE.

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Grilled Cheese-and-Bacon Sandwiches with Cheese Curds

When we came across this recipe on Food & Wine’s website we knew we had to try it and boy are we glad we did.  Once you make this you’ll never look at grilled cheese sandwiches the same way again.  Click HERE to check it out.

Bacon Jam

Two of our favorite things come together to make one amazing tasting condiment!  Try it on you next burger or as a topping for baked brie – there’s no wrong way to eat it!   Get the recipe from Southern Living’s website HERE.

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Landjager Salami Prepped Display Josef's Artisan Meats

Bacon Wrapped Dates Stuffed with Manchego

When it comes to appetizers, bacon can really impress.  We ran into these delicious little devils at a party and wouldn’t leave until we got the recipe from the hosts.  Once you make these you’ll understand why!  Click HERE to get the recipe from Food Network’s website.

Coq Au Vin

This recipe is a mouthful – literally and figuratively!  Don’t let the fancy name fool you – it’s easier to make than to say.  If you’re a fan of pot roasts then this recipe from Delish is right up your alley.   Click HERE to be taken to their website for the recipe.

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Landjager Salami Prepped Display Josef's Artisan Meats

Bacon Chocolate Chip Cookies

We couldn’t make a list of our favorite bacon-inspired recipes without including desert!  This recipe is one of our own and in our humble opinion is the best chocolate chip cookie recipe there is.  We dare you to find a better one!  Check it out in the recipe section of our website or take a direct route there by clicking HERE.

the “better” bacon.

When it comes to our products and our process, we don’t take shortcuts.  Our strict adherence to time-honored traditions and methods sets us apart from your mainstream commodity producers.  We pride ourselves in our commitment to producing  finely crafted meats the way it’s been done in Europe for centuries.

Fully Cooked, you say?

Yes – believe it or not, our Double Hickory Smoked Bacon comes to you fully cooked.  If this has you scratching your head in confusion, you’re not alone.  Most of us here in the good ‘ole USA have fond childhood memories of the folks buying raw bacon and (over)cooking it to the point of crumbling to the touch.  Well, in Europe that’s sacrilege (and we tend to agree).

Our Double Hickory Bacon right in the smokehouse, giving it a rich, creamy texture and a fantastic taste.  This allows you to use bacon in ways you never thought of before, as it’s safe to eat right out of the package.

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Double Hickory Smoked Bacon

Double smoked over natural hardwoods and seasoned with just a touch of brown sugar for the ultimate “any time” treat!