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  1. bacon (cut of meat)

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Lardons are strips of fat bacon used in meat larding.
Lardons are strips (as of salt pork) used in meat larding.
Lardons are small strips or cubes of fatty bacon or pork that is cut from a pig's belly. Typically of 1 cm (3/8 inch) on a small side, lardons are frequently used in French cuisine to flavor salads, stews (Beef Bourguignon), quiches (Quiche Lorraine), potatoes, omelettes and other dishes.


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