We Tried It: Bakin’ Bacon In The Oven

We Tried It: Bakin’ Bacon In The Oven

They say life is hard. Not so, my friends. Not so when you’re tasked with trying a new way to make and subsequently eat bacon. And of course, you’re right — making bacon in the oven isn’t exactly a “new” concept. [More]

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Reviews Of Effervescent Bacon Drink Tabs Are Predictably Negative

While the mere mention of a bacon product can stir mouths everywhere into a foaming, slavering lather of gustatory desire, let’s not get carried away into thinking that everything bacon-flavored will taste good. Which is why we’re totally unsurprised that the reviews for Effervescent Bacon Tablets are pretty much united on the “eww, these are gross” front. You’ve been warned. [More]

Pig Decides Today Is Not The Day It Becomes Bacon, Jumps From Truck Bound For Slaughterhouse

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I don’t want to say pigs can conceive and carry out plans, per se, but you’ve got to wonder how one pig in South America seemed to know it really didn’t want to be on a truck heading to the slaughterhouse. Perhaps one day he’ll be bacon, but it won’t be this day. [More]

Wendy’s Baconator Brings A Backup Team To New Zealand

Wendy’s Baconator Brings A Backup Team To New Zealand

Here in the U.S., the Baconator family has been available at Wendy’s for a while. The original Baconator was born in 2007, and the smaller Son of Baconator came along a few years later. Now Wendy’s has sent the Baconator to conquer New Zealand, and has sent it with a backup team. [More]

Scientists Tell Us What We Want To Hear: Your Overwhelming Love Of Bacon Might Be Genetic

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The crackle, the smell, the promise of bacon — it sends you into a tizzy, an unforgiving droolfest of epic proportions. But mushrooms? Get that out of here, it might as well be poison. Why do we love and hate the foods we do? It could be partly genetic, a group of researchers says in a new series of studies on the topic of nutrigenetics. [More]

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Indiana Farm First To Publicly Confirm Second Outbreak Of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea

Don’t think you care about the porcine epidemic diarrhea hitting farms around the country. Consider your bacon: If you like eating pork, it’ll be a lot harder to buy it if pigs keep dying from the virus. And now that one farm has come out to confirm that it’s been hit a second time when many believed an initial sweep would immunize pigs, it seems that pork might get a bit pricier. [More]

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Iowa Distillery Is Breeding Special Pigs With A Hint Of Whiskey Flavor

All you need to do in the food business to create buzz? Take one beloved item (bourbon) and add it to another (bacon) and voila, the world will fall at your feet, sliding in a puddle of its own drool. A distillery here in the U.S. is trying to do just that by breeding special, whiskey-flavored pigs. [More]

Papa John’s Thinks Double Pepperoni Pizza Needs More Cured Meat

Papa John’s Thinks Double Pepperoni Pizza Needs More Cured Meat

Papa John’s has found a way to make their double pepperoni pizza even more fabulous, or maybe just “less healthy.” They’re taking the double pepperoni pizza that they already sell and adding a layer of hickory-smoked bacon on top of the layers of regular pizza pepperoni and oversized deli pepperoni. [More]

How To Wake Up To The Sounds And Smell Of Bacon Without Entering The Kitchen

How To Wake Up To The Sounds And Smell Of Bacon Without Entering The Kitchen

Bacon is taking over the world. And just to prove bacon’s true power Oscar Mayer invented a way for devout bacon lovers to wake up to the rich aroma and sizzling sound of the breakfast staple without actually, you know, cooking it. [More]

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Bacon Joins Lineup Of Ridiculous Walmart Exclusive Pringles Flavors

You know how we keep saying that “sriracha is the new bacon?” Well, over at Pringles, bacon is also the new bacon, as Pringles has introduced bacon-flavored chips to go along with the sriracha ones we told you about last week. Like those, they’re a Walmart exclusive. No, this is not a post from 2012 that accidentally got republished today. [More]

Don’t Order Last-Minute Flowers: Make Chocolate-Dipped Bacon Roses

Don’t Order Last-Minute Flowers: Make Chocolate-Dipped Bacon Roses

Maybe your planned flower delivery is delayed. Maybe the nasty weather has you stranded at home and unable to head outside to shop for gifts to mark the holiday. Or maybe you have a package of bacon and some toothpicks sitting around the house and some time to kill. It doesn’t matter. You don’t need a justification to make bacon roses. You don’t even need a holiday. [More]

People Doing All Sorts Of Things With Bacon At Casino’s Weeklong Festival

People Doing All Sorts Of Things With Bacon At Casino’s Weeklong Festival

What do you do if you’re an Atlantic City casino and want the crowds to come running through your doors, drool bubbling and eyes frantically searching? Why, just use that old familiar siren — bacon. Because people just love eating it, smelling it, rolling around in it and whatever else you can do with the stuff. [More]

Don't even have to ask where the bacon is.

Jack In The Box Debuts “Bacon Insider” Burger With Bacon/Beef Frankenpatty, 6 Strips Of Bacon

Did someone mention bacon? Oh that’s right, I did, three times in the headline. I had to, because the Jack in the Box chain has apparently left its finger on the bacon button and refused to let up. Its new “Bacon Insider” burger not only has bacon+beef patty, but layers six slices of bacon on top and adds a bacon mayo. [More]

20 Years Later, Taco Bell Revives Bacon-Centric Menu… In The Philippines

20 Years Later, Taco Bell Revives Bacon-Centric Menu… In The Philippines

The Taco Bell “First Meal” breakfast menu here in the United States is all right. It has donut holes filled with Cinnabon frosting, after all. Do you know what it doesn’t have at breakfast time? Bacon-filled tacos. To get those from a Taco Bell, you’re going to have to do some traveling. To the Philippines. [More]

Dunkin’ Donuts Exec Commits Food Heresy, Predicts “Sausage Will Be The New Bacon”

Dunkin’ Donuts Exec Commits Food Heresy, Predicts “Sausage Will Be The New Bacon”

Now I enjoy sausage just as much, maybe even more, than the average meat-eater, but no matter what form it takes — breakfast sausage, bratwurst, chorizo, andouille, kielbasa, etc. — sausage just isn’t bacon, which can be laid atop, wrapped around, and crumbled into just about any dish with good results. But one Dunkin’ Donuts exec believes there is truly untapped potential in the sausage. [More]

Why Is Kraft So Darn Secretive About Its Bacon Planning?

Why Is Kraft So Darn Secretive About Its Bacon Planning?

You should know better, Kraft Foods, than to put a job that relates to bacon out there on the Internet and then not have answers for us when we inevitably come knocking. Because while yes, it seems to be a simple customer sales planning job — but it’s for bacon. Just bacon. Nothing else. [More]

Pizza Hut Puerto Rico Adds Bacon To Pools Of Cheese On Crust

Pizza Hut Puerto Rico Adds Bacon To Pools Of Cheese On Crust

You might not know that the Cheeseburger Pizza that Pizza Hut has put on the menu in some of its international restaurants has an American cousin. It’s true! It’s called Crazy Cheesy Crust, and lacks the mini burger patties, but has the same vague flower-ish shape. The cheesy monstrosity also has a cousin in Puerto Rico, the with one important difference: the cheesy crust pools can come with bacon. [More]

I just... I can't.

It is a jungle out there on the dating scene, am I right, single ladies and men? But you’ll have the advantage on the meat market with this little baby — bacon deodorant, complete with “Meaty Fresh” scent. Okay, I give up. The world is too weird to understand. [via FoodBeast]