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Bacon Jams!

Bacon jam has gone mainstream! A few years ago, you probably would have gotten a confused look from someone if you mentioned the words “bacon jam.” Now there are several companies manufacturing it and it even makes an appearance on discerning restaurant menus around the land.

The Bacon Jams is mixing it up with three different flavors of their bacon spread: The Original, Black Pepper & Honey, and Red Chile & Garlic. Their website features recipes if you aren’t sure what to do with your jam. I chose to taste my samples on bacon flavored Ritz crackers (why not?), but some of their interesting suggestions include Bacon Baked Mac n Cheese with Bacon Jam, Bacon Jam Infused Hummus, and Bacon Jam Roasted Garlic Wings.

I <3 Bacon Ice Cream at Sweet Republic

I <3 that I <3 Bacon ice cream is always available at Sweet Republic´╗┐ in Phoenix – it’s not just a ‘trend’!

Maple “Bacon” Salt Caramels

Found these at the Hotel Valley Ho spa shop last week, of all places. Not made with real bacon, but tasty.

THERE IS A BACON BAR AT THIS PARTY

This is the sign of a good party. I’m loving the options!

Bacon Pacifier

Start ‘em young.

Bacon and chive tater tots

Bacon & chive tater tots at Blue Hound Kitchen & Cocktails´╗┐ in Downtown Phoenix.

Book sighting – Frances in Phoenix

I spotted my book on sale at one of my favorite Phoenix boutiques, Frances, earlier today. I can’t believe it’s been almost 5 years since it was released – and our country is still #BaconStrong!

State of Bacon: The Movie

“State of Bacon” is a mockumentary filmed in 2013 at the Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival that will premiere next month in Des Moines. More info.

The Best Client Lunch Ever.

Today, for lunch during a client meeting, we were served turkey and bacon sandwiches PLUS there was another plate of bacon next to the tray of sandwiches, just in case the bacon already on the sandwich wasn’t enough. There’s a reason this is one of my favorite clients (as you can tell from the photo, I was shaking with excitement).

Seminole Bacon Wars

Watching the Georgetown vs Florida State basketball game and realizing the Seminole’s war paint looks like bacon.