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Behold the MEATINI…

So some inspiring young lads across the pond had an idea…

How can we get an entire English breakfast into a martini glass made of bacon?

The answer…behold the MEATINI


See how they came up with this mad creation at http://www.rathergood.com/meatini, if you DARE!!!  Bwahahahahahahahahahaha!

Thanks to Rebecca F., TDB’s Bacon and Cultural Studies Correspondent for the heads up (SHOUT OUT).

That is all.  Happy Monday everyone.

Originally posted 2009-08-31 19:00:13.

July 12, 2014   No Comments


It’s been awhile, I think the world needs another BACON SUNDAY!


For all the new folks comin’ by, BACON SUNDAY is a day that you set aside to truly enjoy a breakfast! It could be you getting together with friends, family or even just a quiet morning at a greasy spoon with your newspaper.

As the name suggests, I select a Sunday and I encourage you to have bacon with that meal.

We have people who have wanted to “attend” BACON SUNDAY, but don’t dig on pork for various reasons. I have heard them and say that BACON SUNDAY is really morning about the act of taking time and enjoying that big breakfast than consumption of bacon. (Even though I’ll probably go through a pound of pork myself ;-) ).

So mark JUNE 7, 2009 on your calendars and make plans for BACON SUNDAY IV!

You can also visit The Daily Bacon’s group page on Facebook to “RSVP“.

Originally posted 2009-05-08 12:19:28.

June 27, 2014   No Comments

Bacon Pic of the Day – Sunday Brunch…

With the family in California this weekend…

Hoops and brunch at Nana’s house!

Hope everyone is having a great weekend.

Originally posted 2011-03-20 15:33:59.

June 6, 2014   No Comments

Bacon Pic of the Day – A Good Start…

What a fine way to start the day!  Every healthy breakfast should include a little bacon ;-)

Yum, yum get me some!

Thanks to FoTDB Charlie (SHOUT OUT!) for the pic from his buffett yesterday…

Originally posted 2010-06-14 08:20:36.

May 26, 2014   No Comments

Better with Bacon – Bacon Pancakes

This weekend, while in Chicago, my group decided to have breakfast at the Original Pancake House.  Boy howdy!!!  That was some fine eatin’ (which I will post about as soon as I have the photographic evidence I need to visually confirm how YUMMY it was).

One of their menu items was Bacon Pancakes…

So in that spirit, I present to you this week, THIS recipe for your own hotcakes with sweet pork meat!

recipe and photo via merrimentdesign.com

recipe and photo via merrimentdesign.com

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Originally posted 2009-06-02 11:11:02.

April 21, 2014   No Comments

Better with Bacon – Easy Bacon Pie

Those that know me know that I do not dig on eggs…but this blog’s not all about me…it’s about sharing me and all things bacon with the interwebs!

I will never make this nor eat it if someone made it for me, but you’all who like eggs can appreciate this quick and easy recipe and then tell me if it’s good or not.


photo via Right Cuisine

Recipe after the jump… [

Originally posted 2009-05-27 12:00:00.

April 20, 2014   No Comments

Bacon Pic of the Day – Bacon Brunch…

How do you not stop in your tracks, turn immediately right and enter this restaurant??

If you can’t read it, allow me to spell things out for you:

1. The Sampler – strips of bacon from farms in three different states, bacon marmalade on cheddar biscuit

2. The Entree – choice from 4 bacon favorites – blt, mac & cheese, pizza, grilled cheese

3. The Bacon Brownie – served warm with side of Jack Daniels whipped cream.


More about this dining experience from the young lady who took this picture (and ate the food) over at “Blondie and Brownie“…

Originally posted 2010-08-27 09:00:39.

April 1, 2014   No Comments

Better with Bacon – Onion & Bacon Tartlets…

This one comes from the land down under, where women glow and men plunder, can’t you hear, can’t you hear the thunder?  You better run to the kitchen and make these right now…

Onion & Bacon Tartlets

Ingredients: (be forewarned, measurements are metric)

  • 1 quantity shortcrust pastry
  • 2 tsp unsalted butter
  • 30g speck or bacon, cut into thin strips
  • 1 onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 eggs
  • 150ml milk
  • 150ml pouring cream
  • 1/4 tsp freshly grated nutmeg
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • thyme sprigs (optional), to serve


For the complete directions including how to make the shortcrust pastry, follow the link to “The West Australian“…

Recipes from the book Manu’s French Bistro, by Manu Feildel and photography by Chris Chen.

Originally posted 2012-06-11 20:01:24.

March 28, 2014   No Comments

Better with Bacon – Bacon Wrapped Eggs…

Those of you who have followed this blog for a while know that I don’t dig on eggs, but even I have to admit that this look pretty darn good and an incredibly easy thing to put together.  Don’t have any ideas for this Sunday’s family breakfast? Why not give these a try this weekend and let me know what you think!

In the words of Lil’ Baird – “Bon Appétit, you may eat!”

Originally posted 2011-07-27 20:15:58.

March 27, 2014   1 Comment

The Foo Fighter’s Fight for Food…

Not just any food like “promoter pasta” but real food, good food…so of course that means bacon!

Their latest concert rider comes in at 52 pages.  Part seven features their “Field Guide To Food Coloring Book And Activity Pages“.  I’ve pulled together two pages that may be of interest to the FoTDB, but strongly encourage you to witness the entire section in all it’s glory.  Also, I’d suggest attempting the word search…it’s a little more complicated than you may think and it includes a “hidden message” for all those promoters out there.

I’m printing the Dave Grohl cover especially for Lil’ to color.  Think of the street cred she’s going to get at daycare…

via Smoking Gun

Originally posted 2011-06-24 20:14:12.

March 18, 2014   No Comments