I was making travel plans for Thanksgiving earlier this week and it got me thinking about one of my favorite Thanksgiving dishes – Bacon and Green Bean Casserole. Bacon and Green Bean Casserole Deluxe Servings: 6 Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 30 minutes Ingredients – 2 (16-ounce) […]
Dispatches from the Bacon Nation
Pork Chop and Friends
Earlier today while standing in line for customs in Tokyo, I noticed a Chinese kid wearing a “Pork Chop and Friends” t-shirt (I was in line for an hour…I had a lot of time to notice a lot of things). I had never heard of “Pork Chop and Friends” before, […]
The National Pork Board is doing some interesting marketing these days: http://www.otherwhitemeat.com/default.aspx The Dinner Contract is especially entertaining…this line is my favorite: “I, Mom, certify that henceforth, I will maintain adequate quantities of The Other White Meat in the refrigerator and freezer to keep meals from becoming […]
Adventures in Pork at the Iowa State Fair
I just returned from a weekend at America’s favorite fair – the Iowa State Fair. And given Iowa’s special role as pork provider to the universe, I have several things to report. The Big Boar This here is Tooter. He is a purebred Berkshire boar who tipped […]
A note from Dad… “I viewed the bacon website. I can only say that your grandfather would be proud of what your education has allowed you to create – he loved bacon and ate it regularly. Probably a major contributor to his early departure to the other side, not […]
Bacon Sushi brings together my two favorite things to eat – bacon and rice. It may have won second place in this competition, but in my mind it’s still #1.
Zucchini and Bacon Salad
This one comes courtesy of Mom and the Idaho Press Tribune! Zucchini and Bacon Salad Dressing: 3 slices of bacon 2 tablespoons of sugar 2 teaspoons of cornstarch 1/3 cup cider vinegar 1/3 cup water 1 teaspoon soy sauce 1/4 teaspoon black pepper Salad: 4 cups shredded […]
Here’s a link to a site that gives a nice overview of the bacon family (and I’m not talking about Kevin and Michael): http://www.foodsubs.com/MeatcureBacon.html Bacon products that are defined (with photos!) include American bacon, bacon bits, Canadian bacon, fatback, gypsy bacon, Irish bacon, pancetta, salt pork, vegetarian bacon […]
How to get your recommended daily serving of bacon
The Bacon Show posts “one bacon recipe per day, every day, forever.” What more can you ask for?
A hymn from the Church of Bacon
Check out this delightful little flash presentation. Thank God for Bacon! http://www.indigo.org/bacon2004.html