Southern Comfort

You gotta love The New Yorker. Wry, urbane, and recently under attack for some controversial cover art. You know what? It’s not going to make me stop reading. Not when the latest edition features the Fourteen Passive-Aggressive Appetizers that would spice up any...

Bacon Apple Pie

There are an amazing number of recipes in existence that pair up the salty with the sweet. I myself rarely mix the two. Can’t stand sweet & sour chicken. Don’t want pineapple on my pizza. The thought of pickles and ice cream has made me sterile. Bacon...

Bacon Old-Fashioned

As we’ve all heard recently (and redundantly), New York Magazine has called the bacon movement a dying trend, boring as a lecture about plastic bags and beat like the proverbial dead horse. Why, then, did they give us this delightful recipe for bacon-infused...

El Arte Award

We interrupt our usual plugging of bacon products to announce that we are proud recipients of an Arte Award! Dave’s Cupboard gave us this honor, and what a compliment coming from one of my favorite food bloggers! Thanks, Dave! This award originated at Arte y...

Our 100th Post!!

Hey Internet, we made it to 100 posts! I must admit that when we started this venture, I wasn’t sure how many new and exciting bacon finds there could be, but the hits just keep on coming! Thanks for reading and sending in so many great ideas. We couldn’t...

What Gives, World Religion?

I knew that certain Jewish and Islamic traditions forbade the eating of pork, but when did the Christians turn on us? This is even more harsh, although more straightforward, than the last religious tirade aimed at bacon....

Mmm…Bacon Doughnut

Could Homer Simpson ask for a more perfect creation? A doughnut…with bacon on top? This creation could have come straight out of Matt Groening’s brain. But instead it came out of Portland’s now-famous Voodoo Doughnut. I know this probably isn’t...

The Bacon Rage

What a week for bacon! Salon Magazine has officially dubbed this “Pork Week” and kicked it off with an article about America’s Bacon Mania. Something like BeatleMania for carnivores? This article gave it up for lots of our favorite bacon blogs, and...