This dish is further proof that bacon goes with anything. Seriously. André Baranowski
There are few foods that can’t be improved by smoky, salty bacon. See our favorite recipes for bacon-wrapped goods, from scallions to bluefish to cheese-stuffed jalapenos.
Bacon-Wrapped Jalapeño Poppers
These poppers have a perfect marriage of textures and flavors—creamy, chive-flecked cheese cuts the bite of roasted jalapeños, while crispy bacon adds crunch.
Butcher shops all across Sicily sell these bacon-wrapped scallions called Cipollate con Pancetta.
Fatty bluefish and smoky bacon make a perfect pair. To adapt this recipe to the campfire, sear the wrapped filets in a well-seasoned cast-iron skillet set over moderate flames.
This addictive appetizer is apparently of Japanese origin, but it first achieved popularity in Hawaii and is now considered a “Polynesian” specialty.
Creole-Style Fried Fish
This recipe was given to us by Lonnee Hamilton, who recommends spooning some bacon grease into the frying oil to give the fish a smokier flavor.