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We’re finally getting a bacon emoji!!!

“A sample of the new emoji coming next year. Clockwise from top left: Selfie, bacon, wilted flower, man dancing, “call me” hand, and glasses clinking. (Illustration: Kevin McCauley for Yahoo News)”

Read more via Yahoo: 38 New Emoji Are Set to Premiere Next Year. See the Full List Here.

Deviled Eggs with Bacon Jam


The deviled eggs with bacon jam at Blue Hound Kitchen & Cocktails in Phoenix could be considered a dessert as much as an appetizer. The combination of flavors is unlike any deviled egg you’ve experienced at a potluck before.

Bacon Cinnamon Rolls

Bacon cinnamon rolls from Tammie Coe Cakes and MJ Bread at the Old Town Farmers Market in Scottsdale. ‪So dreamy.

National BLT Day 2015

Happy National BLT Day! How do you like your BLT – add fancy ingredients or keep it simple and traditional?

Gary Poppins Popcorn

This is pretty tasty. It also comes in a caramel + bacon flavor.

Campfire Bacon

Cooking bacon over a campfire on the beach on a beautiful night in San Francisco. It doesn’t get much better than this.

MapQuest: The Best Bacon-related Dishes, Drinks and More in All 50 States

Here it is: My MapQuest guide to some of the best bacon experiences in all 50 states! #BaconTravel #BaconNation

Taste of the NFL

Bacon was in the house at Taste of the NFL’s annual Super Bowl fundraiser to support food banks and #KickHunger. Chefs from each franchise city put their culinary talents on display to support the cause. Here’s a sampling of the bacon-related dishes that were presented.


Lacquered slab bacon by Chicago’s Naha.


Triple cheese grits, sautéed shrimp and bacon by Ohio’s SHY Cellars.

8th Annual Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival

The Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival is in its eighth year and will have 17,000 attendees in Des Moines, Iowa on January 31, 2015.

Lecture series including:
– Bacon & Spam: A Love Story
– Bacon Science and Technology
– Bacon South of Interstate 80
– How to Build a Hormel Bacon Stadium
– Beer, Bacon, Breakfast and Beer
– DIY Charcuterie: from belly to bacon

Club Sizzle – a nightclub, during the day

Bacon the Immortal vs the Bacon Brothers (Tofu and Turkey) – a wrestling match to see which reigns supreme

Over 100 bacon-inspired dishes

Miss Bacon contest

Bacon-eating contest

Lots of entertainment and beer drinking.

High West Distillery

Deviled Eggs with Candied Jalapeno Bacon at High West Distillery = amazing. I’m also loving their bottled Manhattan mix.