We're sorry to be alarmists, but we need to talk about bacon immediately. Awful news out of Great Britain, as reported by our friends at HuffPost Food: the U.K.'s National Pig Association says that a "world shortage of pork and bacon next year is now unavoidable." This terrible news, quite honestly, only prompts one response in the appetite centers of our brains: EAT ALL THE BACON.

Although we have frequently worried that bacon has gotten just a little too famous, and possibly jumped the shark, in light of its potential extinction, we'd like you to pull out all the stops. This is a bacon emergency. To pay the most proper porcine tribute, find yourself the best bacon, cook it perfectly and don't be afraid to experiment at breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert.

Also, save your bacon grease. It might be all we have left after the bacon apocalypse.

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  • Warm Bacon Potato Salad

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.steamykitchen.com/18741-warm-bacon-potato-salad-recipe.html" target="_blank">Warm Bacon Potato Salad recipe</a> by Steamy Kitchen</strong>

  • Smokey Corn With Bacon

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.foodiecrush.com/2012/09/friday-faves-and-smokey-corn-with-bacon/" target="_blank">Smokey Corn with Bacon recipe</a> by Foodiecrush</strong>

  • BLT Grilled Cheese

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.foodiecrush.com/2012/08/blt-grilled-cheese-recipe/" target="_blank">BLT Grilled Cheese recipe</a> by Foodiecrush</strong>

  • Stuffed Jalapeños With Gorgonzola And Bacon

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.foodiecrush.com/2013/04/stuffed-jalapenos-gorgonzola-bacon-recipe/" target="_blank">Stuffed Jalapeños with Gorgonzola and Bacon recipe </a>by Foodiecrush</strong>

  • Hot Bacon Cheese Dip

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.bunsinmyoven.com/2010/06/29/hot-bacon-cheese-dip/" target="_blank">Hot Bacon Cheese Dip recipe</a> by Buns In My Oven</strong>

  • Dulce De Bacon Milkshake

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://adventurescooking.blogspot.com/2011/04/dulce-de-bacon-milkshake.html" target="_hplink">Dulce de Bacon Milkshake recipe</a> by Adventures In Cooking</strong>

  • Buttermilk Bacon Blue Smashed Potatoes

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.howsweeteats.com/2012/11/buttermilk-bacon-blue-smashed-potatoes/" target="_blank">Buttermilk Bacon Blue Smashed Potatoes recipe</a> by How Sweet It Is</strong>

  • Bacon And Egg Salad Sandwich

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://food52.com/recipes/12681-bacon-and-egg-salad-sandwich-with-dukkah-and-peppery-greens" target="_blank">Bacon and Egg Salad Sandwich </a>recipe by AntoniaJames via Food52</strong>

  • BLT Panzanella Salad

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.annies-eats.com/2012/08/01/blt-panzanella/" target="_blank">BLT Panzanella Salad recipe</a> by Annie's Eats</strong>

  • Bacon and Egg Burger

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.tasteandtellblog.com/bacon-and-egg-burger-recipe/" target="_blank">Bacon and Egg Burger recipe</a> by Taste and Tell Blog</strong>

  • Bacon Wrapped Brown Sugar Pork Loin

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://food52.com/recipes/15502-bacon-wrapped-brown-sugar-pork-loin" target="_blank">Bacon Wrapped Brown Sugar Pork Loin recipe</a> by mtlabor via Food52</strong>

  • Shrimp And Corn Chowder With Bacon

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://bevcooks.com/2011/07/shrimp-and-corn-chowder-with-bacon/" target="_blank">Shrimp and Corn Chowder with Bacon recipe</a> by Bev Cooks</strong>

  • Bacon Brittle

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://food52.com/recipes/17574-bacon-brittle" target="_blank">Bacon Brittle recipe</a> by Bob Vivant via Food52</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>

  • 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>

  • BLT Pizza

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://bevcooks.com/2013/03/blt-pizza/" target="_blank">BLT Pizza recipe</a> by Bev Cooks</strong>

  • Bacon Wrapped Grissini

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.healthy-delicious.com/2012/12/easy-grissini-two-ways-bacon-wrapped-rosemary-parmesan/" target="_blank">Bacon Wrapped Grissini recipe</a> by Healthy Delicious</strong>

  • Bacon, Tomato And Cheddar Breakfast Bake With Eggs

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/bacon-tomato-and-cheddar_n_1059614.html">Bacon, Tomato and Cheddar Breakfast Bake with Eggs</a> recipe</strong>

  • Onion & Bacon Dip

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.aspicyperspective.com/2013/01/onion-dip.html" target="_blank">Onion & Bacon Dip recipe</a> by A Spicy Perspective</strong>

  • Strawberry Balsamic Bacon Pizza

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.annies-eats.com/2012/05/09/strawberry-balsamic-bacon-pizza/" target="_blank">Strawberry Balsamic Bacon Pizza recipe</a> by Annie's Eats</strong>

  • Bourbon Marshmallow Bacon S'more

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.howsweeteats.com/2012/07/bourbon-marshmallow-smores-with-bacon/" target="_blank">Bourbon Marshmallow Bacon S'more recipe</a> by How Sweet It Is</strong>

  • Bacon-Wrapped Water Chestnuts

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://food52.com/recipes/20525-the-elegant-hors-d-oeuvre-s-bacon-wrapped-water-chestnuts" target="_blank">Bacon-Wrapped Water Chestnuts recipe</a> by Genius Recipes via Food52</strong>

  • Potato Mash With Leek Confit And Bacon

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://food52.com/recipes/14523-potato-mash-with-leek-confit-and-bacon" target="_blank">Potato Mash with Leek Confit and Bacon recipe</a> by inpatskitchen via Food52</strong>

  • Goat Cheese Bacon Ball

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.bunsinmyoven.com/2012/02/01/goat-cheese-bacon-balls/" target="_blank">Goat Cheese Bacon Ball recipe</a> by Buns In My Oven</strong>

  • Fried Green Tomato BLTs

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/fried-green-tomato-blts_n_1059195.html" target="_hplink">Fried Green Tomato BLTs</a> recipe</strong>

  • Bacon-Wrapped Li'l Smokies

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://cookingventures.blogspot.com/2009/09/bacon-wrapped-lil-smokies.html">Bacon-Wrapped Li'l Smokies recipe</a> by Cooking Ventures</strong>

  • Bacon Cinnamon Rolls

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://quick-dish.tablespoon.com/2012/07/10/bacon-cinnamon-rolls/" target="_blank">Bacon Cinnamon Rolls recipe</a> by Gimme Some Oven</strong>

  • Bacon Braised Brussels Sprouts

    <strong>Get the<a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/bacon-braised-brussels-sp_n_1057100.html" target="_hplink"> Bacon Braised Brussels Sprouts</a> recipe</strong>

  • Avocado BLT's

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.howsweeteats.com/2013/03/avocado-blts-with-spicy-mayo-and-fried-eggs/" target="_blank">Avocado BLT's recipe</a> by How Sweet It Is</strong>

  • Bacon-Hazelnut Buttermilk Cupcakes

    <strong>Get the<a href="http://bakingdom.com/2012/05/bacon-hazelnut-buttermilk-cupcakes.html" target="_hplink"> Bacon-Hazelnut Buttermilk Cupcakes</a> by Bakingdom</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>

  • Creamy Cauliflower Soup With Bacon And Gorgonzola

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.steamykitchen.com/11245-creamy-cauliflower-soup-with-bacon-and-gorgonzola.html" target="_blank">Creamy Cauliflower Soup with Bacon and Gorgonzola recipe</a> by Steamy Kitchen</strong>

  • Maple Bacon Cake Doughnuts

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://acozykitchen.com/maple-bacon-cake-doughnuts/" target="_hplink">Maple Bacon Cake Doughnuts</a> by A Cozy Kitchen</strong>

  • Beer Steamed Clams With Bacon & Tomatoes

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.steamykitchen.com/7241-beer-steamed-clams-with-bacon-tomatoes.html" target="_blank">Beer Steamed Clams with Bacon & Tomatoes recipe</a> by Steamy Kitchen</strong>

  • Jalapeno Poppers

    <strong>Get the<a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/jalapeno-poppers_n_1058005.html" target="_hplink"> Jalapeno Poppers</a> recipe</strong>

  • White Bean Edamame Salad With Bacon

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.aspicyperspective.com/2012/06/edamame-salad-white-beans.html" target="_blank">White Bean Edamame Salad with Bacon recipe</a> by A Spicy Perspective</strong>

  • Cheesy Bacon Ranch Bread

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.bunsinmyoven.com/2011/10/06/cheesy-bacon-ranch-bread/" target="_blank">Cheesy Bacon Ranch Bread recipe</a> by Buns In My Oven</strong>

  • Bacon Blue Cheese Butter

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.steamykitchen.com/5984-bacon-blue-cheese-butter-on-grilled-steak.html" target="_blank">Bacon Blue Cheese Butter recipe</a> by Steamy Kitchen</strong>

  • Bacon Chocolate Chip Cookie

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://iamafoodblog.com/bacon-chocolate-chip-cookie-recipe/" target="_hplink">Bacon Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe</a> by i am a food blog</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>

  • 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>

  • Bacon And Eggs Breakfast Panini

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.simplyscratch.com/2012/09/bacon-and-eggs-breakfast-panini.html" target="_blank">Bacon and Eggs Breakfast Panini recipe</a> by Simply Scratch</strong>

  • Pig Candy

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://thekitchykitchen.blogspot.com/2011/09/pig-candy.html" target="_hplink">Pig Candy recipe</a> by the Kitchy Kitchen</strong>

  • Bacon, Egg And Toast Cup

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.annies-eats.com/2009/08/21/bacon-egg-and-toast-cups/" target="_blank">Bacon, Egg and Toast Cup recipe</a> by Annie's Eats</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>

  • Polenta Stack

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.macheesmo.com/2011/06/polenta-stack/" target="_blank">Polenta Stack recipe</a> by Macheesmo</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>

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