Bacon in Food & Wine Magazine (10/07)

In the October issue of Food & Wine Magazine… At the Seghesio Family Vineyard in Healdsburg, CA, you might be served a creamy risotto with pancetta when participating in their Family Table program at which guests gather in private dining rooms to enjoy the winery’s Zinfandels paired with Italian dishes. […]

Baconvision: Jim Gaffigan on Bacon

Here’s a really funny video clip of comedian Jim Gaffigan doing a bit about bacon on Late Night with Conan O’Brien. Transcript below. “I just had some bacon. Anybody ever had bacon before? It’s good. Oh, my greasy lover, bacon. It’s the best! You wanna know how good bacon is? […]

Pitchfork Fondue

  What happens when you combine a vat, propane tank, lard, pitchfork, and several cases of beer?   In my family, the answer is ‘a good time’ that is also known as Pitchfork Fondue.   For over a decade, Pitchfork Fondue has been a staple at many of our family […]

Bacon in Gourmet Magazine (10/07)

In the October issue of Gourmet Magazine… Is lard the new olive oil? Why Ossabaws are the not-so-newest hog on the block. Slow-roasted pork belly with smoked maple vinegar and Hakrui turnips make for a fine Fall feast at The Inn at Shelburne Farms in Shelburne, VT. Chef Dan Barber […]

Oktoberfest Bacon Bier

Around this time each year, a former colleague of mine hosts an annual Oktoberfest party at his home in Springfield, VA. It is an event that many of us look forward to and plan our schedules around year after year.   He owns a beautiful property with several acres of […]