Without bacon, this is just another cupcake. With bacon, it’s the king of cupcakes. Behold “The Butcher” at Moustache Baked Goods in Healdsburg, California. Thanks to my bacon correspondent, Eric O’Keefe, for sending this in!
I Heart Bacon ice cream from Sweet Republic in Scottsdale, Arizona. Real chunks of bacon mixed with vanilla ice cream and caramel.
Chocolate covered bacon s’mores, for the win (at Beckett’s Table in Phoenix).
Charcuterie, osso buco, bacon biscuits, and BBQ beans with bacon at Beckett’s Table. Next up: Pork Coma.
The date has been set for the 2013 Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival in Des Moines! The last time I attended this event was in 2009; I look forward to returning to this celebration of all things bacon and to show my support for the Icelandic bacon refugees.
On February 9, 2013, Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival, the World’s premier bacon festival, will provide temporary asylum for Icelandic bacon refugees fleeing their homeland in fear of the impending European bacon crisis.
The BLT Sandwich: Alphabetical order isn’t the only reason the B comes first.
(Sandwich consumed at Matt’s Big Breakfast in Phoenix, Arizona)
Whoever invented mac ‘n cheese was smart. Whoever invented mac ‘n cheese with bacon was a genius. (Photo: Bacon and onion macaroni and cheese at Cheuvront Restaurant and Wine Bar in Downtown Phoenix).
Behold the Wedge Salad. Before the bacon, it’s just an over-priced chunk of lettuce. Sprinkle bacon on top and it becomes a meal fit for the gods.
The Italian Picnic Salad at Postino Winecafe in Central Phoenix. Bacon…with cheese and a bunch of veggies (does it really matter what the other stuff is?).