Bacon for Pennies

In the current climate of economic FREAKOUT, everyone is looking for ways to cut back, stretch their dollar a little further, maybe get creative with classic low-budget foods like ramen and iceberg lettuce. (Believe me, I’ve been there. When we first moved to...

Potato Pancakes with Cheese and Bacon

When I was a kid, I tried countless times to make potato pancakes with leftover mashed potatoes. My problem was that there was no internet or Food Network when I was a kid, and I never found a real recipe. So, I would just shape a handful of mashed potatoes into a...

Swordfishbaconbones

We all know that bacon is a delight to smell, to eat, to look at. Along with coffee and baking cookies, it’s a feast for the senses that makes me feel instantly warm and happy, not to mention hungry. What I failed to notice all these years was the beauty of...

Our Bacon Wordle!

Have you heard of Wordle? This is exactly the kind of silly internet program that just tickles me to no end. All you do is go to Wordle and enter in some content, or even just your website’s url, and Wordle uses your content to make a cool image of your most...

Poor Ireland

By now you must have heard that there was a complete recall of all Irish pork products, due to the discovery of a deadly toxin in the feed being fed to local pigs. No bacon, no sausage, no Sunday pork roasts or chops. I feel just terrible for the good people of this...

Free Art!

I love this painting of a Bacon Sandwich by Ali Spagnola. Each of her paintings has this simple, iconic style about it, and here’s something extra interesting about her…she’s giving away her art. Seriously. Check out her Free Paintings link and you...

It’s Raining Bacon!

From PBFComics.com Just a little update on my weekend: My husband came home after 9 weeks away on business, so I decided to have a second Thanksgiving for obvious reasons. This time when prepping the turkey, I put an entire stick of bacon butter under the skin! (Look...

More Holiday Bacon

If you’re like me, you still haven’t purchased holiday cards to send to your friends and family. Or, maybe you’re considering using the cards you have leftover from last year…mine feature a bottle of Maker’s Mark with a scarf around...

Cobb: The BLT of Salads

I’m only a recent convert to the Cobb Salad. I grew up in a time and place where salads consisted of iceberg lettuce, tomatoes and cucumbers with any variety of gloopy dressings available, preferably something mayo based in my household. I was probably 21 before...