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Bacon is People! It’s People!!

This is absolutely fantastic. The Japanese, the craftiest of all scientist, have created a robot with the specific purpose of identifying wines. A mechanical sommelier. Researchers at NEC Systems Technologies and Mie University unveiled this adorable wonder two months ago,…
Marianne
August 21, 2008
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A Slice of Fried (Bacon) Gold

Have I mentioned before how much I love potatoes? For many years I was an addict, barely able to prepare a meal without them. I'm a mashed potato expert, but never tell my guests that they're eating equal parts potato,…
Marianne
August 20, 2008
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Bacon Bombadier

Have you heard the latest cautionary tale? Apparently, you should never pack a carry-on bag with bacon. It seems that bacon has "a similar molecular density to certain types of explosives." One man learned this the hard way at the…
Marianne
August 19, 2008
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Bacon Bread

When I saw Rachelle Bowden's post about Bacon Bread at the Blue Ribbon Bakery in New York, I thought, "So simple. So genius." I never really thought about putting bacon in bread. Mind you, I haven't made bread in years,…
Marianne
August 18, 2008
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Bacon Lamp

I am completely blown away by this bacon art. The amazing Mingarro Brothers of Barcelona founded a multi-disciplinary studio, Brosmind, and have won a whole slew of awards for their work. Their art is fun and whimsical, and includes everything…
Marianne
August 14, 2008
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Bacon Beans!

Love bacon, but hate all that greasy mess? Craving bacon, but also craving candy? Want to carry bacon around in your purse or pocket, but afraid it will attract a gang of feral dogs? Well Archie McPhee has just the…
Marianne
August 12, 2008
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OMG: Bacon Overload

Some of you may remember an image used on this site: an ultimate bacon sandwich made of 22 slices of fried bacon and two slices of white bread. Period. Nothing more. Well that image was from years ago. The maniacal…
Marianne
August 11, 2008
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Krispy Kreme Bacon Cheeseburger

What gives with the cheeseburgers lately? Everywhere I turn, bacon cheeseburgers are in my face, tempting me to be bad. Very bad. The latest rage seems to be the Krispy Kreme Bacon Cheeseburger, the basics on a glazed donut instead…
Marianne
August 7, 2008
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Bacon Noodles

Oh dear. It's early in the morning, but this recipe has just made me start thinking about dinner. I don't know who this Young Cooking guy is, but I like the way he thinks. This image reminds me of the…
Marianne
July 31, 2008
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That’s Beef, not Bacon!

First off, let me apologize to those of you out there trying to chime in on the Bacon Top 5 list. We didn't realize we were having technical difficulties until some of you told us about it, so thanks. The…
Marianne
July 30, 2008
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Bacon Top 5

Last Tuesday at this time I was not getting ready for work. I was sleeping. And then I was reading A Tree Grows in Brooklyn. Later I went for an hour-long bike ride along the beach, followed by wine tasting…
Marianne
July 29, 2008
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Vacation Over

Wow, that was one lovely, relaxing week, filled with much eating, bike riding, book reading, wine drinking and movie watching. Brutus had an indulgent week, too, and if you don't believe me, just check out his bacon hangover in this…
Marianne
July 28, 2008
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Bacon Pants

This is Aaron Rowand. He's a baseball player. He formerly played for the White Sox and the Phillies, and is currently center fielder for the San Francisco Giants. I cannot tell you how often I come across his name during…
Marianne
July 24, 2008