Bacon Baking


Well, it's official. I am fucking crazy. At the ballfield tonight, exercising the dog, my neighbor Jeannie whipped out some treats for Hooper and her dog Joplin. She mentioned they were homemade. Instead of saying "take your homemade, organic, fair trade dog treats and your sixties-icon-named-after dog and get the hell out of here, hippie", I said "oh really? That sounds like a good idea, all-natural and all". Still not totally convinced this was anything I wanted to get involved in, I went home and did as she instructed, and Googled "homemade dog treats". After perusing a few that seemed like more trouble than they were worth, I stumbled across these little babies, called Bacon Bites. In other words, bacon…

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Bacon Salt!


My friend sent me this link today. Bacon salt. Absolutely fucking genius. It's bacony salt! Salt that tastes like bacon! You got me pal? BACON SALT! IN ASSORTED VERSIONS! Now I read the fine print, and I understand that there is acually no bacon whatsoever in this product--which makes it a vegetarian bacon product! Are you feelin' me yet? The website features various pictures of high-fat, high-salt foods, with the promise of even greater gastronomical goodness, made possible by bacon (flavored) salt. And I'm telling you this, right now: I'm in. I'm all in.…

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Bacon Soap


A co-worker forwarded me this: How to Make Bacon Soap My sister jokes that if they made bacon candy, I'd be the top consumer of the stuff, and that's probably true. Apparently, my affinity for bacon has made its way around the office and so when my co-worker came across this little gem of baco-utility, she felt compelled to pass the tip along. The email subject line was "Since you like meat". 'Nuff said. In reality, while I'm pretty sure I could easily come up with enough bacon grease to make a batch or two, the idea of lathering up with the transformed grease is not exactly appetizing. Regardless, I thought it was an interesting article.…

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