Black Pig Meat Co. Bacon
Credit: Photograph by Dan Saelinger

Meat: Heritage-breed free-range hogs raised without antibiotics; vegetarian-fed and humanely harvested
Style: Applewood smoked
Cure: Dry
Taste: Pure pork flavor with a good balance of smoke and sweet
Use: Bacon doesn't get better than this, so just pile it high on a slice of lightly toasted country-style bread.

[$12 for a 12 oz package; blackpigmeatco.com]