Deviled eggs are one of my favorite appetizers and with the right garnish they take on a very polished look and taste. The neutral richness of the yolk absorbs flavors very well.
Cook the bacon in a small skillet until crisp, 4 to 5 minutes. Drain on paper towels and, when cool, crumble coarsely.
To make perfect hard-boiled eggs, place them in a saucepan of cold water and bring the water to a boil over high heat. Once the water boils, immediately shut off the heat and let the eggs sit in the water for exactly 14 minutes. Transfer to a bowl of cold water and peel the eggs.
Halve the eggs lengthwise and gently scoop the yolks into a food processor. Add the mayonnaise,
Heat the vegetable oil to 375°F in a small skillet. Drop in the remaining
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