Interview with Dave Lefkow, Co-Founder of Bacon Salt

It has been almost a year since two Bacontrepreneurs named Justin and Dave first introduced Bacon Salt to the world. I recently caught up with Dave to see how things are going and to find out what baconlicious plans the Bacon Salt team has in store for 2008. Following is […]

Bacon Nation Unwrapped: The House of Bacon, Resolutions

Recent news from the Bacon Nation… Meat House is the new Gingerbread House. Bacon makes a nice roof for this Potato, Bacon, and Cheese Casserole. Screw diets…take the Bacon Challenge in 2008. Another New Year’s resolution idea – use Bacon Salt to create a new cocktail every month. Time for […]

Bacon Pumpkin Pie

To celebrate my 400th entry on Bacon Unwrapped, I decided to bake a pie.   Yes, you read that correctly. I have now written about bacon 400 times in the last 2.5 years of my life. And while not every entry has involved me eating bacon, I’m guessing at least […]

Hormel Black Label Maple Bacon

Between the Bacon of the Month Club, bacon I enjoy from various butchers and farmer’s markets (here and here and here), and the random bacon I pick up here and there as I’m out and about, it’s pretty rare that I purchase pre-packaged bacon from supermarkets. I realize not everyone […]

Bacon Wrapped Corn Dogs

Last night I broke in my deep fryer with some bacon wrapped corn dogs.     The pre-packaged bacon wrapped hot dogs I used for this project were purchased at Phoenix Ranch Market. This particular brand was perfect for the job because the hot dogs were nice and thick, and […]

Bacon in Gourmet Magazine (1/08)

When I picked up the latest copy of Gourmet Magazine and saw that the theme of the month was Southern cooking, I just knew – before I even pulled back the cover – that bacon would be bursting out the seams of this issue. And boy was I right. I […]

Bacon in Bon Appetit Magazine (1/08)

The January issue of Bon Appetit Magazine is really lacking on the bacon front. Shame shame shame. Following are the only two items in this month’s issue: Radicchio is highlighted as “the green of the year” and the article includes a recipe for Penne with Radicchio, Spinach, and Bacon. Michael […]

A vote for Jim Gaffigan is a vote for bacon

I lied. The previous entry was not my last entry of the year, because something very important was just brought to my attention. Comedy Central is hosting a Stand-Up Showdown to determine “the funniest stand up comedian alive.” And Jim Gaffigan has vowed to eat a piece of bacon for […]

Bacon in the Year of the Pig: A Review

For my last entry of the year, here’s a look back at the most visited articles on Bacon Unwrapped for 2007. Bacon Wrapped Tater Tots (01/11/07): I wrote about these heavenly little critters back in January, and I’m still getting emails from readers who have made them for a party […]