Ranch Bacon Pasta Salad

This creamy Ranch Bacon Pasta Salad Recipe uses tri-colored pasta and vegetables to make for a visually appealing salad recipe idea that the whole family will love. With tri-colored rotini pasta, bacon, black olives, and shredded cheese this salad recipe can even be served as a main dish recipe idea. This is one of the recipes you will find on the "Good Recipes" site. Other recipes ideas you will find include main dish recipes, pasta recipes, chicken recipes, salad recipes, appetizer recipes, pizza recipes and more. You will also find casserole recipes, seafood recipes, dessert recipes and more. Examples of some recipes you will find on the site include confetti chicken pasta recipe, potato salad with bacon recipe, garlic shrimp pasta recipe, bacon pasta recipe, pizza pasta recipe and more.

Bacon is a popular meat product that is prepared from a pig and is usually cured. Bacon is first cured by using large quantities of salt, either in a brine or a dry packing. Fresh bacon may then be dried further for weeks or months in cold air, or can be boiled or smoked. Fresh and dried bacon is most often cooked before eating. One of the most popular ways of cooking bacon is frying. Boiled bacon is ready to eat version, as is some smoked bacon, but may be cooked further before eating. Bacon can be eaten smoked, fried, boiled, baked, or grilled and also eaten on its own, as a side dish or used as an ingredient to flavor recipes. Bacon is also popular for barding and larding roasts, especially game that includes venison and pheasant. The word bacon is derived from the Old High German bach; that means buttock, ham or side of bacon, and cognate with the Old French bacon. In America, you will find bacon is most often cured and smoked, and different flavors can often be achieved by using varieties of wood, or occasionally corn cobs. Sometimes peat is used in the United Kingdom. This process of smoking and curing can take up to eighteen hours, depending on the intensity of the flavor that is desired. The Virginia Housewife, which is quite possibly one of the earliest American cookbooks, gives no indication that bacon is ever not smoked though it gives no advice on flavouring. American bacon recipes can include flavorings such as honey, red pepper, maple, brown sugar, molasses, and occasionally cinnamon. Bacon can vary in saltiness and sweetness and may come from the Ozarks, New England, and the upper South states such as North Carolina, Kentucky, Tennessee and Virginia.

Tomatoes are grown and eaten all over the world. Tomatoes are used in a wide variety of recipes from processed into ketchup, raw in salads and tomato soup recipes. Unripe green tomatoes can be breaded and fried, or used to make pickles or salsa recipes. You will also find tomato juice that is sold as a drink and is used in cocktails such as the Bloody Mary. Tomatoes are an acidic fruit, which makes them especially easy to preserve in home canning whole in recipes such as tomato sauce or tomato paste recipe. Tomatoes are also preserved by drying, often in the sun, and sold either in bags or jars with oil. Dried tomatoes are usually called sun dried tomatoes and can be reconstituted to make spreads and to add to recipes. Tomatoes are used extensively in Mediterranean recipes. In a 100 gram serving of tomatoes, you will find up to a third of the daily requirements for Vitamin A and Vitamin C.

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