Bacon—it's the fifth food group. And no one can resist the allure of its smoky, savory flavor. Author Sara Perry has created 70 delicious recipes using bacon in a variety of intriguing ways, from classic breakfast dishes like fluffy scrambled eggs and bacon and Sweetie-Pie Pancakes to unique and oddly addictive bacon brittle. Sara also reveals the skinny about bacon with some surprising facts about bacons fat content (seems those tasty little strips aren't so bad for the hips after all). There's plenty of practical advice for buying, storing, handling, and cooking every type of bacon imaginable, from Canadian to pancetta. There's even a handy resource list perfect for locating hard-to-find artisanal bacons. Any way you slice it, everything tastes better with bacon!