Three Meals That Were Rescued By Bacon

Not to toot my own horn, but I am a pretty darn fine amateur chef. Invitations to my dinner parties are accepted gleefully (or turned down with great regret), and my guests are always generous and effusive in their praise. I find cooking pleasurable and relaxing, and love putting food in front of hungry, happy people.

That said, every now and again, I encounter a personal kitchen nightmare. Something unexpected, or impossible, or disastrous occurs, and suddenly I have to come up with a dinner solution that would make a genuine wizard panic.

Without fail, every single time something like this has happened, bacon has come to my rescue. I am pretty convinced that there is almost no food emergency that bacon cannot solve. Here are just a few examples of meals that were rescued by bacon.

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Grilled Mac n’ Cheese with Bacon Recipe

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A little while ago, I posted a Mac n’ Cheese recipe. It was remarkably delicious. I was craving it this week, but I was also craving a Grilled Cheese sandwich. Then it hit me – I could have both… at the SAME TIME. Yes, what I’m attempting to do here is make a grilled cheese sandwich, but instead of the cheese, I’m putting Mac n Cheese. Yes. Go ahead, salivate. I know you want to. Don’t hold back, it’s an involuntary reaction to deliciousness, you can’t help it.

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The Ultimate Guide to Wrapping Things in Bacon: Twenty-Five More Bacon-Wrapped Things

Last time, we filled your brain (and hopefully, after you made the dishes, your stomach) with a wide range of bacon-wrapped foods. Today, we’ll continue the insanity – Susan Powter would be proud! – by offering up yet more bacon-wrapped things.

Oh, and they might be getting a little weirder. (Or maybe it’s just me who is getting weirder.) Anyhoo! Tally hoo! Let’s peruse twenty-five more bacon-wrapped things after the break.

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Bacon is Trending on Twitter

We here at the Republic of Bacon have our fingers on the mother-freaking pulse of the Internet, yo. And we are always looking for new bacon-shaped ripples that are coursing through its digitized bits.

That’s why we are delighted to see a new game pop up on Twitter, and it’s about replacing book titles with bacon. Since I am a secret book fan (and a not so secret bacon fan), I *love* this trending topic. Open the link, and we’ll go through some of our faves.

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Bacon Explosion Sandwiches with an Apple Coleslaw Recipe

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The bacon explosion is pretty much the most popular bacon recipe in the history of the interwebz. It’s no big mystery as to why – it’s only the most glorious of all glorious things packed into one big log of meaty goodness. There are plenty of variations online, but this is my take. I decided to make sandwiches out of bacon explosion rounds and top the sandwich with an awesome apple coleslaw. The creamy, freshness of the slaw balances the meaty spiciness of the explosion perfectly yielding a full on fireworks party in and around my mouth.

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Five More Crazy Bacon Dishes From Around the World

Well, I really enjoyed the last time we did this, so I’ve decided we should do it again. Do you lay awake at night wondering how in the world central Europeans prepare their bacon dishes?

Of course you do! And even if you don’t, I’m sure you’ll be interested to know that people in places other than Canada really know how to dress up their bacon. So hop past the break, and find out about five more bacon dishes that you’ve never heard of.

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Bacon and Eggs Recipe – Camping Style

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Although Camping season is unofficially over for the year, barring those crazy people that like to camp in freezing conditions, I wanted to share with you some of my outdoorsy bacon escapades that I experienced over the summer. Cooking over the campfire is a completely different adventure than cooking in the controlled conditions of a kitchen. You’re literally cooking with fire.

A friend brought along this campfire toast griller thingy with him. I knew I had to use it… and use it with bacon. And since it was only 9:30am, I figured I’d throw some eggs in there, too. ‘Almost’ very similar to my bacon and eggs recipe. You’ve got to keep things simple when you’re cooking while camping, so a nice, hearty, fire-grilled bacon and egg sandwich (only attainable with a campfire) was on the menu.

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How to Throw Your Very Own Bacon-Themed Party

Eating bacon is pretty much a party – a party in your mouth! (Yes, I just made that joke.) But sometimes it can get a little boring – and let’s face it, a little lonely – to eat bacon alone. So, what to do? Well, the obvious, silly! You should throw a party. A bacon party!

Don’t worry, I’m not just some wacky weirdo making half-baked suggestions. Some people have already gone ahead and taken the plunge. So if you feel that you need inspiration to get those party-planning juices flowing, you’re in luck. Click that link, pardner, and let’s get plannin’ your bacon fest!

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Bacon Love Friday:From the Bacrown to the Bacon Cordon Bleu

It’s been over a year since I first began writing for this illustrious site, and in that time, we have covered innumerable bacon-relate topics. In fact, I can’t think of any bacon topic we’ve missed.

And in all that time, I’ve been – along with Chef Rob – your faithful chronicler of the bacon condition. It’s at milestones like this that you realize how precious life is and blah blah blah. However, what’s important is that we’ve spent a lot of time thinking about bacon and sharing an adoration for its intrinsic amazingess.

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Biggest Bacon Dishes Ever

Bacon comes in many shapes and sizes. And its taste doesn’t really matter if it’s in an appetizer or a big burger – it will always taste good. But some days, you just want to go big or go home. That’s why, today we’ve decided to explore all of the biggest bacon dishes out there. Now, this stuff is just for entertainment purposes.

We don’t want you to actually gorge yourself until you can’t see on this stuff. But it’s always fun to see how other people are super-sizing their bacon. Click on the link, and read our list of the biggest bacon dishes the Internet has to offer.

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