23 ways to love bacon Find new reasons to love the salty-smoky-sweet taste of bacon in our collection of irresistible recipes BLT Chicken Burgers Jazz up a basic chicken burger with sharp cheddar, parmesan, and garlic ― then top with crisp bacon, juicy tomatoes, and lettuce. Recipe: BLT Chicken Burgers Pinterest Barbecued Bacon and Shrimp Wrap fresh peeled shrimp in a crisp bacon jacket, finish on the grill, and serve with our delicious dipping sauce. Get the recipe Coffee Brown Sugar Bacon Everyone loves waking up to the smell of coffee and the smell of bacon, and the flavors are pretty awesome together too. Add some molasses-y brown sugar, and you’ll reach bacon nirvana. Get the recipe Love bacon? Tell us how on our Bacon message board Cobb Salad Apple wood-smoked bacon adds especially rich flavor to this salad. Use leftover cooked chicken or buy roast chicken from a deli. Choose a pungent blue cheese such as Oregon blue, Roquefort, or gorgonzola. Get the recipe Chicken, Bacon, and Blue-cheese Sandwiches Blue cheese and crispy bacon are a match made in heaven in this satisfying sandwich. Get the recipe Dates with Bacon This classic recipe is the perfect marriage of salty and sweet. Get the recipe Endive Salad with Bacon, Gorgonzola, and Avocado Chock-full of favorite Western ingredients, this salad is simple to prepare and a real crowd-pleaser. Get the recipe Smoky Beef-and-Bacon Chili Bacon, fire-roasted tomatoes, and spicy smoked paprika give this easy-to-make chili a deep, complex flavor. Get the recipe Shrimp with Bacon-Cheese Polenta Our version of shrimp and grits comes with bacon, adding a smoky meatiness to the entire dish. Get the recipe Bart’s Ultimate BLT Take a bite of this BLT made with basil mayonnaise and mozzarella cheese, and you’ll never go back to the standard. Get the recipe Spaghetti Carbonara Smoky, salty bacon is a signature flavor of this classic dish. We particularly like this cream-free version (you won’t even notice it’s missing, we swear). Get the recipe Classic Western Burgers Out here, a burger almost feels naked without some nice, crispy bacon along with the other classic accoutrements and our special slaw. Get the recipe Bacon Deviled Eggs Bacon and eggs, the quintessential breakfast pairing, work wonders in deviled eggs. Get the recipe Halibut Kebabs with Grilled Bread and Pancetta We couldn't believe how outrageously yummy these halibut skewers are. Crusty Italian bread and halibut are seasoned with fresh rosemary, then woven with pancetta and grilled until golden. Get the recipe Roasted Apple, Bacon, and Frisee Salad Sweet apples and salty bacon are tossed with frisee and a warm dressing in this simple salad. Get the recipe Pinquito Beans Classic beans wouldn’t be the same without the smoky flavor from good-quality bacon. Try this quick and tasty version made with pinquito beans. Get the recipe Caraway-Bacon Potatoes Parmesan cheese, crisp bacon, and nutty, slightly anise-scented caraway perk up plain potatoes. Get the recipe Bacon-Olive Potato Salad Bacon and briny capers and olives make this potato salad stand out from the bland tubs of supermarket potato salad. Get the recipe Pork Chops with Fresh Green and Red Cabbage Here's a hearty dish for a chilly night. Pork, cabbage, bacon, and caraway ― a classic German combination ― pair well with crisp, dry Riesling. More: Pork Chops with Fresh Green and Red Cabbage Pasta Shells with Corn and Bacon This quick pasta dish is a favorite of ours and we know your family will love the combo of sweet corn and salty bacon tossed with a creamy sauce. Get the recipe Green Bean and Whole-grain Penne Salad This salad is all about contrasts in flavor and texture: chewy, nutty pasta mingled with crisp, sweet green beans and strewn with bits of crunchy bacon and creamy Roquefort. Get the recipe Pan-roasted Chicken on Bacon-Mushroom Ragout Earthy mushrooms and smoky bacon pair with succulent chicken breasts and fresh thyme. Recipe: Pan-roasted Chicken on Bacon-Mushroom Ragout Bacon and Kale Adobo In this Filipino-inspired dish, bacon is substituted for more classic uncured pork belly, giving this dish extra texture and flavor. Get the recipe What's your favorite bacon recipe? Tell us!