Bacon. Itâ€™s crispy, salty, smoky, sweet . . . and totally irresistible. Renowned food writer James Villas offers 168 intriguing ways to savor the flavor of everyoneâ€™s favorite meat, ranging across America and around the globe. Youâ€™ll find familiar favorites like Spaghetti alla Carbonara and Cobb Salad as well as more exotic but equally delectable fare, such as California Hangtown Fry and Portuguese Egg and Bacon pudding. Illustrated with beautiful color photographs throughout and featuring sources for todayâ€™s best artisanal and international bacon, The Bacon Cookbook is your guide to a world of bacon possibilities and pleasures.