National BLT Day 2015

Posted by: on April 1, 2015

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

Gary Poppins Popcorn

Posted by: on February 20, 2015

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

Campfire Bacon

Posted by: on February 13, 2015

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

Posted by: on February 4, 2015

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

Taste of the NFL

Posted by: on February 1, 2015

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

Posted by: on January 21, 2015

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

Posted by: on January 7, 2015

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

Grilled Cheese and Soup at Zoom in Park City

Posted by: on January 6, 2015

Grilled cheese and bacon sandwich served with tomato basil soup at Zoom in Park City, Utah.

Apres Ski Bacon Bloody

Posted by: on January 6, 2015

Après ski bacon bloody at Drafts at Canyons Resort in Park City, Utah.

The Oink Cafe in Phoenix

Posted by: on November 22, 2014

Tasty bacon at very theme-focused The Oink Cafe in Phoenix!