Greasy and juicy news for all you bacon lovers

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Good News for Bacon Lovers

Time to start bringing home more bacon...and we mean that in the most literal of terms. But with the price of bacon about to drop majorly, you might just end up with a little more money in your pocket, too.

Remember that classic concept of "supply and demand" that you slaved over and mastered in Economics class in high school? Here's a relevant and current real world example.

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Last month, it was reported by the USDA that over 62M pounds of pork bellies were in cold storage. Not only was this unexpected, but it was also the highest amount of pork bellies in storage since last May. In case you haven't made the connection, bacon comes directly from pork belly (rather, bacon is pork belly).

Originally, a drop in the supply of pork bellies was predicted, since demand for bacon has been (and was predicted to continue to be) so high.

So here's the good news. Since supply is so much higher than initially expected, demand will become much lower (since the need for the product, in this case bacon, won't be as high). And if you paid any attention in class, you know what this means: lower prices for bacon.

Bacon lover rejoice! Breakfast is about to get a whole lot greasier, and we couldn't be more excited.

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Breakfast:

Blueberry, Corn and Bacon Pancakes

Photo Credit: Savory Nothings 

Brunch:

Brunch Salad with Caramelized Bacon and Poached Egg

Photo Credit: Neighborfood 

Lunch:

Strawberry Bacon Goat Cheese Grilled Cheese

Photo Credit: Neighborfood 

Lunch:

Creamy Mushroom Chicken Pizza Bacon Basil

Photo Credit: Cooking and Beer 

Lunch:

Iceberg Wedge Salads with Grilled Bacon

Photo Credit: Cooking and Beer 

Lunch: 

Slow Cooker Bacon Cheeseburger Soup

Photo Credit: Neighborfood

Lunch:

Sweet and Smoky Bacon Taco With Mexican Crema

Photo Credit: Cooking & Beer 

Sides / Starters: 

Canadian Bacon Cheese Straws

Photo Credit: Simply Sated 

Sides / Starters: 

Bacon Wrapped Jalapeños

Photo Credit: A Happy Food Dance

Sides / Starters:

Carrot Hummus with Bacon and Cashews

Photo Credit: Cooking and Beer

Sides / Starters: 

Tricolor Grilled Potato Salad with Bacon Spring Onions and Mustard Vinaigrette

Photo Credit: Wicked Spatula 

Sides / Starters: 

Bacon and Brussels Sprout Risotto

Photo Credit: Savory Nothings 

Sides / Starters: 

Warm Yogurt Bacon Dip

Photo Credit: Cooking and Beer

Dinner:

Chicken Alfredo Gnocchi Bake with Bacon

Photo Credit: Cooking and Beer 

Dinner:

One Pot Pea & Bacon Pasta

Photo Credit: Savory Nothings 

Dinner:

Mozzarella Stuffed Bacon Wrapped Meatloaf

Photo Credit: Savory Nothings

Dinner: 

Easy Creamy Italian Pasta

Photo Credit: Neighborfood

Dinner:

Cheesy Grits and Spinach Casserole

Photo Credit: Cooking and Beer 

Dinner:

Grilled Cotija-Stuffed Pork Tenderloin Wrapped in Bacon

Photo Credit: Hola Jalapeńo! 

Dinner:

Grilled Chicken Bacon Mac & Cheese

Photo Credit: With Salt and With

Dessert:

Candied Bacon and Caramel Swirl Ice Cream

Photo Credit: A Happy Food Dance 

Dessert:

Pecan Sticky Buns Caramelized Bacon

Photo Credit: A Happy Food Dance

Dessert:

Maple Bacon Popcorn

Photo Credit: Olivia's Cuisine 

Dessert:

Candied Bacon Chocolate Dipped Rice Crispy Treats

Photo Credit: A Happy Food Dance 

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