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....

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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....

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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....

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Dreymiller and Kray Bacon

I was greeted by a delightful package on my doorstep upon arriving at home last Friday. Nearly four pounds of Dreymiller & Kray bacon were waiting for me, a package each of pepper bacon, hickory smoked bacon, applewood smoked bacon, and, the flavor I was most eager to try, Goose Island Matilda Beer Bacon.   Good bacon should be shared with friends, and as luck would have it I was playing in a curling tournament over the weekend. After winning our Saturday game, we learned that we would be playing again at 7:30 am on Sunday. So on Saturday night, I cooked...

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