18 dishes that bring home the bacon

​By Food52

Bacon, bacon, bacon: Say that word three times fast. Why? Because bacon makes you, the person to your left (or right), and us happy. It's not a cliché food. It's not just a trend. Bacon makes breakfast sandwiches better and fried rice nice. It puts the "B" in BLT. It makes our hearts do a little extra pitter-patter -- and we don't mind one bit.

To prove it, here are 18 recipes that bring home the bacon:

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Poached Egg & Bacon Sandwich by pipsplate

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A Very Good Bloody Mary by Ali Slagle 

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Triple Surprise Kale Salad by QueenSashy

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Roasted Tomato BLT Soup by amysarah

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Bucatini all'Amatriciana by Merrill Stubbs

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Chickpea Bolognese by inpatskitchen

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Bacon & Egg Ramen by Aliwaks

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Bacon Wrapped Brown Sugar Pork Loin by mtlabor

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Tipsy Maple Corn by thirschfeld

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