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Game Night – Flapjacks and Sasquatches NOW with Side of Bacon Expansion…

Okay, time to explain…

Thanks to Geek Dad I just found out about a cool new card game from independent game makers, Prolific Games.

It’s called Flapjacks and Sasquatches.  I know, cool right?!  It’s name alone should be reason enough to pick it up. Never mind that they received a “Best New Family Card Game” nomination from Games Magazine.

The concept is simple – to chop down the most trees.  Along the way you encounter cards that will help you (titanium axe, apprentice, flapjacks, etc.) or hurt you (Sasquatch mating season) in your task. That is a very simplistic description, but not that far from how easy the game is to play.

They started the game on a shoestring and have had success retailing it through their website and select locations throughout Minnesota, but now it’s time to go BIG!  Thus their “Side of Bacon” expansion!  But to go big and bring the bacon, they needed capital and I am happy to report they got it via Kickstarter*.  Their goal was $10,000 and they’ve knocked it out.

It’s still not too late to help the cause and get yourself an original card deck (soon to be a collector’s item) or on the list to be the first to get the Side of Bacon.  So let’s make it happen for these guys and have some fun with a truly unique game while we are at it!

via GeekDad

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Originally posted 2011-08-25 20:33:12.

September 1, 2014   1 Comment

Better with Bacon – Bacon Cantaloupe Bites

This recipe is what it is…damn tasty….

and simple and easy and quick…

Seriously, if you screw this one up you need to stay the heck away from the kitchen!

Even though it may be elementary in nature, it’s still packs a lot of flavor!

Hit the jump for the “recipe” ;-) [

Originally posted 2010-08-17 20:44:27.

August 30, 2014   1 Comment

2010 – Year of Bacon?!?


So J. Walter Thompson, agency of record for Nestle, Kraft and Kellogg, just listed their top 5 food trends for 2010 and guess what tasty meat made the list…

Bacon is no longer just for BLT sandwiches: The pork product is showing up in cocktails made with bacon-infused liquor or the new Bakon Vodka. It’s also in desserts such as bacon-and-egg ice cream and chocolate bars.

Welcome to the party.  As with my post last week about bacon appearing in promotional / ad work for other companies…when agencies get around to “recognizing” the fad, you may already be on the down side of popularity.  Sorry bacon, you’ve become (GASP) mainstream.

But don’t worry baby…I will ALWAYS love you ;-)

The rest of the list: organic fast food, wine cocktails, health-claim backlash and sardines.  Yes, they called sardines the tuna of 2010 (good luck with that).

via LA Times

Originally posted 2009-12-23 13:50:43.

August 27, 2014   No Comments

Bacon Pic of the Day – Poems are Hard…

Thanks Stacy (SHOUT OUT) for droppin’ this on my Facespace page today ;-)

Originally posted 2012-06-28 19:36:04.

August 25, 2014   No Comments

Bacon, the “Meat of Life”…

It’s been a long week!  I’ve been so busy that I had no chance to read any of my daily nerd blogs unitil this morning.  I’m so glad I took the time to catch up or I would have missed this…

Click this link to see the chart in all 2000px wide meatness.

Notice bacon is element numero uno!  As the chart points out:

Bacon is the “meat of life”.  Without bacon life on earth as we know it would not exist.

No arguements from me.  I mean come on, the blog’s called “The Daily Bacon“, not “The Daily Pigs Feet“.

via Geekologie

Originally posted 2010-07-17 12:37:01.

August 24, 2014   No Comments

The Bacon Supercut…

Need a bacon fix? This video should help!

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Someone went through 30 episodes of Epic Meal Time and strung together all mentions of bacon.  Yes, someone actually did this…

Hope you had a great Tuesday! (Go Sonics Thunder)

Originally posted 2012-06-12 21:18:03.

August 20, 2014   No Comments

Saturday Morning Video Funhouse…

Bacon, Bacon, Bacon…I’m makin’ the moves on you!

Classic skit from The State.

Have a great weekend.

Originally posted 2009-09-26 08:30:35.

August 17, 2014   No Comments

Better with Bacon – Chocolate Stout Bacon Cake…

This recipe courtesy of FoTDB Chris (SHOUT OUT)!  Link popped up in my Facebook feed and just reading it made my mouth water.  How could this NOT be absolutely delicious??

A little more complicated than the recipes we usually post, but it’s worth it!  Check it after the jump… [Read more →]

Originally posted 2011-02-07 21:12:55.

August 13, 2014   1 Comment

The Bacon Song…

I tried to come up with something witty for a headline but sometimes you can out smart yourself. You just need to let the post stand for itself, especially when you have content like this. I give you “The Bacon Song“:

Yup, I know what you are thinkin’ and that’s what I thought too…

Hope everyone had a great weekend! Glad to be back!

via That’s Nerdalicious

Originally posted 2011-05-02 20:28:43.

August 11, 2014   1 Comment

Put Your Head on my Bacon…

Whisper in my ear, babeeee. 
Tell me what I want to hear, darrrlin.
Put your head on my baaaaaaaacon!

With apologies to Paul Anka (skewing old I know), allow me to present the “Shapin’ Bacon” Plush Toy & Pillow.


With “patented crinkle technology”, this is one of the better plush bacons I have ever seen. 

Handmade by the find folk(s) at Sweet Meats, just $17.99 and they are collector’s items as only 1,000 will be made.

You know you want one…

Originally posted 2009-10-01 17:30:48.

August 10, 2014   No Comments