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...

Sir Francis Bacon – 1561-1626

Also known as the Viscount St. Alban, Sir Francis Bacon is best known for his Baconian method, known to this day as the scientific method of inquiry. A widely-respected scientist, philosopher and statesman, Bacon was also believed by some to have ties with the occult,...

Grilling Time Again

I love it when July 4th falls on a Friday. It’s the perfect 3-day weekend where you actually start the partying on day one and either rage on through, or have a full two days to recover. Believe me, I’ve done both. I was looking for something to spice up...

Coconut Bacon

Will wonders never cease? I just ran across a recipe for homemade vegan bacon, using coconut as its base. I don’t usually do this, but here’s the recipe: 3 large handfuls of bulk coconut 1 tablespoon liquid smoke 2 tablespoons soy sauce/ tamari 1...

Bacon Cake Redux

More bacon cake, this time for humans! This is a simple cornbread cake with crumbled bacon and maple/cream cheese frosting between the layers and, of course, on top. Yum! Have you ever done a bacon search of Flickr? Crazy stuff. I mean, what the heck is this...

Organic Bacon Treats

I have to be honest with you, readers. My roommate, Marianne, can be a little stingy with the treats. Sometimes I go to the office with her to help out, and for all my efforts I get, like, two treats the whole day. It’s pretty unfair, considering all the support...

Roger Bacon – c1214-1294

Considered by some to be the first scientist, Roger Bacon was a Franciscan friar and English philosopher known for his emphasis on empirical research and experimentation. Bacon studied at Oxford at the tender age of 13, and later became an Oxford master, lecturing on...

Breakfast Cake

Wow. You have to go check out this amazing, step-by-step recipe/photo journal of a breakfast cake. At first sight, I wasn’t overly excited, because it just looks like cake. But you have to read through the whole process. This thing has every delicious breakfast...