Month: October 2008

Bacon Gumballs

Archie McPhee, you complete me. Naseem and I were just saying last night that McPhee will likely keep coming up with a new bacon product every few months from here to eternity. Then yesterday she sends me this. So now if bacon mints, floss, or toothpicks don’t give you that bacony taste in your mouth all day long, you can chew on some bacon gum and watch the members of the opposite sex swoon. For $6.95, you get not one, but TWO TINS of chewy, bacony goodness. And I love the tin, especially the little bacon strip guy blowing...

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In Celebration of Pork

As you may have heard by now, October is National Pork Month, and I for one would just like to say “here, here!” I know we’ve focused solely on bacon in this blog, but I’d like to take a moment to reflect on the many, many pork recipes and products that I adore. My favorite Mexican dishes are Chile Verde and Carnitas, the corn tortilla’s two best friends. Although they’re both slow-cooking recipes, they’re relatively simple and totally worth it. And on behalf of my husband, I must give a shout out to real, greasy Pork Chorizo. I dearly...

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Becoming Bacon

Well it’s October, my favorite month of the year. As I mentioned yesterday I love the fall. I love that Thanksgiving is just eight weeks away, and most of all I love Halloween! I’ve always been a fan of the creepy costumes, awesome cartoon specials and the way some people go completely off their rockers with decorating. We have a skull collection that decorates our living room year-round. And a little, candle-lit haunted house that lives on a shelf just outside our front door. And a creepy tree votive-holder and ghost sculpture in the guest bedroom. Okay, okay, so...

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