Bacon: possibly one of the greatest words known to mankind. We, as a species, obviously love the food, but did you realize that someone loved it enough to give it its own day? The Saturday before Labor Day has been dubbed “International Bacon Day” (a.k.a. the best day of my life)… What are you going to do about it? Instead of smelling “scratch and sniff” bacon stickers all day long or eating enough — straight– to make your friends worry, whip up one of these dishes in recognition of the King of All Meats:
Still want to celebrate, but only have your dorm room as a kitchen space? This recipe is quick, easy and only requires a microwave. The scrambled eggs can be optional, too. You can definitely fill your bacon bowl with more bacon.
Bacon Breakfast Pancakes
Still want to start your celebration with breakfast, but looking for something more sweet? These bacon pancakes are sure to make a great beginning to your day-long bacon feast.
Bacon Egg and Cheese
Go for a classier version of this classic sandwich here.
Bacon Cheese Scones
Is your mouth watering too? Get the recipe here.
Bacon and Leek Quiche
A pretty straightforward recipe for a first-time, bacon-loving quiche chef.
Peanut Butter Bacon Sandwiches
Ring in lunchtime with this recipe that’s a tug-of-war between salty and sweet flavors.
Bacon, Apple and Brie Sandwich
Peanut butter not your thing? Munch on this yummy sandwich for lunch instead.
Bacon-Wrapped Dates with Goat Cheese and Rosemary
Having a fancy party to celebrate instead of stuffing your face by your lonesome? First, pat yourself on the back. Now, go make these posh hour d’oeuvres for your guests.
Bacon Jalapeño Poppers
Tide off your afternoon hunger pangs with these tiny treats. P.S. Save room for later.
Sweet Potato Bacon Mac ‘N’ Cheese
What are you bacon up for dinner? This famous meal, updated for the occasion, of course.
Apple Bacon Stuffed Sweet Potato
Looking for a (somewhat) healthier alternative to the dinner suggestion above? Give this decadent sweet potato a chance. Find the recipe here.
Bacon Chocolate Chip Cookies
Dessert time, and you still can’t get enough? Try this cookie recipe for a truly surprising treat.
Maple Browned Butter Bacon Cupcakes
Say that five times fast. Or don’t, because you have too much cupcake in your mouth. Get the sugary yet savory recipe here.
It doesn’t get much simpler than this. Draw your festivities to a close and bring home the bacon with this almost effortless recipe.