Bacon makes me happy, and so do bacon t-shirts

Over the last few years, I’ve amassed quite a collection of bacon themed t-shirts. And here’s one more I’d like to add to the mix. The Coy Clothes “Bacon makes me happy” t-shirt is delicious. And they’ve put together a clever short commercial about the product which you can watch […]

Bacon + BBQ Makes the World a Better Place

Last year when I was in Iowa for the Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival, I had the pleasure of meeting two guys who have rocked the bacon world recently – Aaron Chronister and Jason Day.  So what makes these two guys so special?  They are the brains behind the Bacon Explosion. […]

Bacon: A Love Story…now in paperback!

Today, a little over a year after it was first released, my book – Bacon: A Love Story – is now available in paperback!   This blog was launched five years ago this month, so picking up a copy of the paperback version of the book is a nice little […]

Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Bacon

In case you missed it, there was a pretty amusing segment about bacon on last night’s episode of Nightline. Watch below. My favorite quotes:   “Bacon is like the character on a sitcom that’s brought in as the zany neighbor and then takes over the show with his catchphrases.”   […]

North Country Smokehouse

While the southern and midwestern United States have their share of well-known artisanal, country cured bacon producers, there’s a smokehouse in New Hampshire giving them a run for their money.   North Country Smokehouse bacon is a third generation operation located in the hills of New Hampshire. Like many of […]

Missing the Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival today…

Today is the annual Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival in Des Moines, Iowa. I attended last year and had one of the best bacon-themed days of my life. Unfortunately I couldn’t make it this year. But the next best thing is following everyone’s Tweets – for live updates you can follow […]