The Beauty of Bacon

“Someone once said that martinis aren’t made with vodka, pesto is not made with spinach, and bacon isn’t made with anything but hog.”   That quote from a recent article that blessed the front page of the Food Section in the Idaho Press Tribune (that was a reprint from the […]

Yule Bacon

As usual, bacon played a big part in our Christmas celebration. We started out with beef bacon at breakfast, bacon related gifts were exchanged, and I spent some time showcasing this blog for unenlightened relatives. But as often happens in my family, someone took bacon love one step too far. […]

Camping with bacon – Part 2

Well I finally followed up on my post from a couple months ago – “Camping with bacon” – and tried Mountain House Precooked Eggs with Bacon. I’ve been putting it off for several weeks now because the idea of freeze dried eggs and bacon that could be prepared by only […]

BLT Waffles

I found this recipe in the December issue of Sunset Magazine. Now you can have both bacon and waffles for breakfast, lunch and dinner!   BLT Waffles   1 cup all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder About 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup milk 2 large eggs, separated 1/2 cup oil-packed […]

Licorice Piglets

I just received my order of Licorice Piglets in the mail. These black and red licorice candies shaped like pigs come in a decorative tin can, and they are quite tasty! I’ll be using these as gifts for my bacon-loving relatives at Christmas.

Bacon Spray

Megan over at was recently brave enough to try something I’ve had my eye on for a while now, Smoked Bacon Flavor Spray. The idea here is that you can get the taste of the foods you love without the calories. But based on her experience, I’ll just stick […]

Liquid BLT

My brother found the following cocktail recipe on I’m not sure how I feel about it – the mayo is the part that makes me the most nervous. But I guess there’s only one way to find out how it tastes – a project for the holidays!   Craig’s […]

A Very Bacon Christmas

Can’t decide what to get your bacon-lover for Christmas? Here are a few suggestions from The Grateful Palate.   1. Bacon Sampler: From Swiss Sugar Cured Cottage Bacon to Garlic Stuffed Bacon, you’ll find it all here.   2. The Ultimate Pig Decadence Combo: This package contains a selection of […]