Homer on Bacon

Following is a great quote from The Simpson’s that I was reminded of today:   Homer: So you think you know better than this family, eh? Well as long as you’re in my house you’ll do what I do and believe what I believe! So butter your bacon!   Bart: […]

Swedes and Bacon

I had no idea about the important role pigs play in Swedish culture until I visited the American Swedish Institute in Minneapolis earlier today.   Apparently pigs are a particularly important part of Christmas Eve meals in Sweden. There is a lot of Swedish art that depicts pigs in humorous […]

Gobble Gobble Bacon

This morning I had turkey bacon for breakfast. I’m staying at a friend’s house in Minneapolis for the weekend, and my friend is well aware of my love for bacon, so he felt obligated to offer bacon as a breakfast option (despite his anxiety about properly cooking bacon for the […]

Bacon on Las Vegas

The show “Las Vegas” on NBC is my Monday night guilty pleasure. I’m in love with Josh Duhamel’s character, Danny. And Las Vegas is one of my favorite cities in the world.   And tonight’s episode was made even better by an exchange about one of my other favorite things […]

Bacon Press This!

I finally broke down and bought a bacon press. It arrived a couple days ago. I can’t wait to use it. It can be used for a number of things including cooking bacon to make it flat or making a BLT panini sandwich.               […]

Beanpot Charm

I love bacon. A lot. But spending $275 for a gold charm made to look like a pot of Boston beans with bacon on top might be going too far even by my standards.     Note: It is entirely possible that at some point in the future I might […]

Camping with bacon

I’m not a frequent camper, but I do occasionally enjoy a night out under the stars. And I think one of the best things about camping is waking up in the morning to make breakfast over the campfire.   So I’m not sure how I feel about Mountain House Precooked […]