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Ok, people, we get it! You like Homer Simpson. Our post Top 10 Bacon Quotes from Homer Simpson has been our most popular post for years. But Homer isn’t the only fictional character that likes bacon, people! Real people love bacon too! Here are some of the greatest non-Homer quotes that we’ve found out there.

1. “If you record the sound of bacon in a frying pan and play it back, it sounds like the pops and cracks on an old 33 1/3 recording. Almost exactly like that. You could substitute it for that sound.”

Tom Waits, Singer-Songwriter

2. “I’m not sure how healthy bacon is in general, but I know it’s incredibly delicious.”

Gwyneth Paltrow, Actress 

3. “Life expectancy would grow by leaps and bounds if green vegetables smelled as good as bacon.”

Doug Larson, Columnist

4. “I always use my ‘Holy Trinity’ which is salt, olive oil and bacon. My motto is, ‘bacon always makes it better.’ I try to use bacon and pork products whenever it can.”

Anne Burrell, Chef

5. “I love super crispy, almost burned, snapping-crispy bacon.”

David Lynch, Film Director


6. “I think we love bacon because it has all the qualities of an amazing sensory experience. When we cook it, the sizzling sound is so appetizing, the aroma is maddening, the crunch of the texture is so gratifying and the taste delivers every time.”

Alexandra Guarnaschelli, Chef

7. “You know, it’s hard to beat bacon at anytime of day. But I also am a big fan of corned beef hash.”

Nick Offerman, Actor


8. “There have been a few occurrences where people in restaurants have sent me a rasher of bacon, which I am not going to turn my nose up at. I never let them down.”

Nick Offerman, Actor

9. “I’ve long said that if I were about to be executed and were given a choice of my last meal, it would be bacon and eggs. There are few sights that appeal to me more than the streaks of lean and fat in a good side of bacon, or the lovely round of pinkish meat framed in delicate white fat that is Canadian bacon. Nothing is quite as intoxicating as the smell of bacon frying in the morning, save perhaps the smell of coffee brewing.”

James Beard, Author

10. “Life is too short not to order the bacon dessert.”

George Takei, Actor

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