There may not be a bacon shortage, but now is always a good time to cook up some slices of salted pork. And let's face it, most dishes taste better with a little bacon. Here, food writer and chef Mark Bittman makes party bacon, bacon-wrapped chicken, pasta alla gricia, Brussels sprouts with bacon and bacon popcorn.
Mark Bittman makes 5 delicious bacon dishes
Makes 4 to 6 servings