Bacon Sandwich Recipes
Pastry genius Dominique Ansel gives the beloved English "bacon butty" a French accent by subbing slender baguette for the standard white toast. Flavor upgrade: Ansel replaces the traditional ketchup with sherry.
Fried Green Tomato BLTs
This is a brilliant marriage of two classics: cornmeal-dusted green tomatoes and a bacon, lettuce and tomato sandwich.
Bacon, Cheese and Scrambled Egg Sandwiches with Hollandaise
"These were a staple of my Sunday brunch when I was a line cook at the Admiral Risty restaurant in Rancho Palos Verdes, in Southern California," says Greg Lindgren, who now co-owns some of San Francisco's best bars, including Rye and 15 Romolo. The decadent take on eggs Benedict includes scrambled eggs "with anything and everything," Greg says: Canadian bacon, cheese and jalapenos, all covered with hollandaise sauce.
Grilled Cheese-and-Bacon Sandwiches with Cheese Curds
Cheese curds are small chunks of just-made cheese that haven't been pressed into a shape. They're milky and delicious in a grilled cheese sandwich like this one, which is spread with Joe Beef's signature "chicken glace mayo," made at the restaurant with chicken stock that Morin says has been "reduced to oblivion." He suggests substituting beef bouillon to replicate his uniquely savory mayonnaise.
Shea Gallante's delectable sandwich is filled with crunchy bacon, sweet chunks of lobster (replacing the usual lettuce) and herb-spiked mayonnaise. "When you add lobster to a sandwich, there's no way it won't be great," he says.
Kentucky Hot Brown
Star chef Bobby Flay smothers an open-face turkey sandwich with cheese sauce and bacon for his version of the over-the-top Louisville classic.
BLT Fried Egg-and-Cheese Sandwich
Thomas Keller's scrumptious recipe combines three of the world's most popular sandwiches--bacon, lettuce and tomato; fried egg; and grilled cheese.