Bacon is one of those few ingredients that is appropriate any time of the day. You surely won't come across a breakfast diner that does not offer -- if not feature -- bacon strips on its menu. Bacon makes an appearance around noon too, in BLTs and Cobb salads. Come dinner time, we have recipes that work great with this cured meat -- think pasta carbonara and baked potatoes. It is even showing up on the dessert menu, in such creations as bacon-maple sundaes and bacon-frosted cupcakes.

People just never get tired of eating bacon. You'd be hard pressed to find a home where bacon was left over from a meal and had to be thrown away. Nope. Normally, bacon is the first item to disappear from the table. People count who had how many strips, making sure that they weren't cheated out of any of their prized pieces.

Well, we have just the thing to help you satisfy your bacon cravings: 20 recipes with bacon playing a major part in flavor. Want to make sure that you are making your bacon as good as it can be? Check out these tips and make sure you are doing everything right.

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  • Fried Green Tomato BLTs

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  • Jalapeno Poppers

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  • Bacon Braised Brussels Sprouts

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  • Cheddar BLT Burgers With Tarragon Russian Dressing

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/cheddar-blt-burgers-with-_n_1058280.html" target="_hplink">Cheddar BLT Burgers with Tarragon Russian Dressing</a> recipe</strong>

  • Bacon, Tomato And Cheddar Breakfast Bake With Eggs

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  • Pimento Cheese And Bacon Crostini

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/pimento-cheese--bacon-cr_n_1058614.html" target="_hplink">Pimento Cheese and Bacon Crostini</a> recipe</strong>

  • Bacon Mashed Potatoes

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/bacon-mashed-potatoes_n_1062400.html" target="_hplink">Bacon Mashed Potatoes </a>recipe</strong>

  • Split Pea And Bacon Soup With Cheddar Toasts

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/split-pea-and-bacon-soup-_n_1056845.html" target="_hplink">Split Pea and Bacon Soup with Cheddar Toasts</a> recipe</strong>

  • Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes With A Bacon-Parmesan Crust

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/twice-baked-sweet-potatoe_n_1059584.html" target="_hplink">Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes with a Bacon-Parmesan Crust</a> recipe</strong>

  • Bacon Quinoa With Almonds And Herbs

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  • Roasted Garlic Guacamole With Help-Yourself Garnishes

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/roasted-garlic-guacamole-_n_1062116.html" target="_hplink">Roasted Garlic Guacamole with Help-Yourself Garnishes</a> recipe</strong>

  • Iceberg Salad With Blue Cheese Dressing

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/iceberg-salad-with-blue-c_n_1058499.html" target="_hplink">Iceberg Salad with Blue Cheese Dressing</a> recipe</strong>

  • Country Potato-And-Cabbage Soup

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/country-potato-and-cabbag_n_1058344.html" target="_hplink">Country Potato-and-Cabbage Soup</a> recipe</strong>

  • Bacon, Chive And Cheddar Biscuits With Whipped Maple Butter

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/bacon-chive--cheddar-bi_n_1059649.html" target="_hplink">Bacon, Chive and Cheddar Biscuits with Whipped Maple Butter</a> recipe</strong>

  • Mushroom Bacon Tart

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/mushroom-bacon-tart_n_1059500.html" target="_hplink">Mushroom Bacon Tart</a> recipe</strong>

  • Susie's Beans

    <strong>Get the<a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/susies-beans_n_1062584.html" target="_hplink"> Susie's Beans</a> recipe</strong>

  • Pasta Carbonara With Zucchini

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/pasta-carbonara-with-zucc_n_1058120.html" target="_hplink">Pasta Carbonara with Zucchini</a> recipe</strong>

  • Pork Loin Chops with Apple, Sage and Onion Tarts

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/pork-loin-chops-with-appl_n_1057635.html" target="_hplink">Pork Loin Chops with Apple, Sage and Onion Tarts</a> recipe</strong>

  • Mac And Cheese With Peas And Bacon

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/mac--cheese-with-peas--_n_1055084.html" target="_hplink">Mac and Cheese With Peas and Bacon</a> recipe</strong>

  • Dandelion Salad With Goat Cheese And Tomato Dressing

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/dandelion-salad-with-goat_n_1061944.html" target="_hplink">Dandelion Salad With Goat Cheese And Tomato Dressing</a> recipe</strong>

  • Bacon And Egg Pasta (Carbonara Style)

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/bacon-and-egg-pasta-carb_n_1057316.html">Bacon and Egg Pasta (Carbonara Style)</a> recipe</strong>

  • Avocados With Warm Bacon Parsley Vinaigrette

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/avocados-with-warm-bacon-_n_1060930.html">Avocados with Warm Bacon Parsley Vinaigrette</a> recipe</strong>

  • Roasted Oysters With Shallots, Bacon & Chives

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/roasted-oysters-with-shal_n_1061218.html">Roasted Oysters with Shallots, Bacon & Chives</a> recipe</strong>

  • Bacon-wrapped Rice Cakes With Jalapeño Ponzu

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/bacon-wrapped-rice-cakes-_n_1061463.html">Bacon-wrapped Rice Cakes with Jalapeño Ponzu</a> recipe</strong>

  • Leek & Bacon Pie

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