Take a Twist on Holiday Entertaining Traditions with a DIY Bacon Bar

by Sarah Ruhlman
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Where has this year gone? I can’t believe how quickly it seems the holidays have appeared.  I must admit though, this is one of my favorite times of the year.  I love getting to see so many people that I care about during the weeks of the holidays.  The holidays are the ultimate time for connecting with friends and family!!

If you’re hosting a gathering you know the stress that can come with trying to entertain and impress everyone.  Now, you can treat them to something special, with your very own, mouth-watering take on a holiday feast.  Smithfield has created a new and delicious twist on entertaining this season that you can recreate at home – a “Bacon Bar!”  Yes, you read that right, a bacon bar!! I’m telling you people are going to go c-r-a-z-y for this!

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The Smithfield Bacon Bar takes entertaining to a whole new level with easy-to-make, delicious bacon recipes. You can mix things up with different Smithfield bacon varieties, like Peppered Brown Sugar, Sea Salt Caramel, and Caramelized Bourbon Bacon, and pair with warm flakey biscuits, sweet jams, and more.

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If you are hosting a holiday get together you must visit Smithfield for printable labels, décor ideas, and recipe inspiration to give your Bacon Bar a personal touch.  Simply print onto thick card stock and cut to desired shape. Then use twine to tie the labels onto jars, or attach to small clothespin and clip to a bacon creation.  I mean seriously, who wouldn’t be impressed with a bacon bar?!

While you’re there you can also find recipes for all of these delicious types of bacon, side dishes, and meal inspiration for throughout the holiday season. Now, back to that Bacon Bar! Naturally slow smoked and rich in flavor, Smithfield bacon serves as the savory centerpiece to your holiday Bacon Bar.

Whether drizzled with caramel and sea salt, twisted with puff pastry, gouda, and apricot jam, or baked with bourbon and maple syrup, your guests can enjoy Smithfield Bacon in a variety of ways.

Check out the video below for tips on how to create your perfect bacon bar!

 

Find out more by checking out Smithfield.com.

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post. However, all opinions are my own.

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