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Bacon Reloaded

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After tasting peanut butter bacon cookies at the last eGullet NJ picnic, it has finally dawned on me that there is nothing on this planet that doesn't go well with bacon.

Am I stating the obvious here? Am I missing something?

Bacon reminds me of lecithin. Do you know the way that lecithin has a water loving head and fat loving tail?. Bacon has those same hermaphroditic qualities, except it's savory head and a sweet tail.

Come up with a food where bacon would be completely out of place.

I dare you :)

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Though I dearly love bacon it would overpower most delicate Japanese dishes.


"I've caught you Richardson, stuffing spit-backs in your vile maw. 'Let tomorrow's omelets go empty,' is that your fucking attitude?" -E. B. Farnum

"Behold, I teach you the ubermunch. The ubermunch is the meaning of the earth. Let your will say: the ubermunch shall be the meaning of the earth!" -Fritzy N.

"It's okay to like celery more than yogurt, but it's not okay to think that batter is yogurt."

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Bacon on orange sherbet would be a tough sell for me, but on a PBJ sandwich yum...


Bode

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Mmm Bacon

it does go well with almost everything

Lemmie think...it might almost go with Sashimi.

Strangely I think it would clash with mutton curry.

neither would it go well with breakfast cereal


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neither would it go well with breakfast cereal

Yet many have exactly this combination daily every morning ... :hmmm:


Melissa Goodman aka "Gifted Gourmet"

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Bacon and chocolate. No go. Nope. Absolutely Not. Sorry, thanks for playing. *buzzer*

Of course, I'm not Ukrainian. Another thread mentions the new chocolate covered pork fat skewers available there. (I know, pork fat does not necessarily equal bacon, but let's think ahead to "the next big thing.") :laugh::laugh:


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Something tells me that bacon and most desserts probably wouldn't sit very well. Bacon and cherry pie? Bacon lemon charlotte? Bacon bavarian? OK, that might be OK.


"I just hate health food"--Julia Child

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Bacon does NOT go with strong, year-old kimchi.

Please don't ask me how I know.

i'm willing to wager that bacon bits would go well on Kimchi


Do not expect INTJs to actually care about how you view them. They already know that they are arrogant bastards with a morbid sense of humor. Telling them the obvious accomplishes nothing.

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neither would it go well with breakfast cereal

Yet many have exactly this combination daily every morning ... :hmmm:

ewwwww! are you serious?!!


Do not expect INTJs to actually care about how you view them. They already know that they are arrogant bastards with a morbid sense of humor. Telling them the obvious accomplishes nothing.

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Bacon does NOT go with strong, year-old kimchi.

Please don't ask me how I know.

i'm willing to wager that bacon bits would go well on Kimchi

Yes. Wonderfully. In fact a hamurger with kimchi and bacon is gorgeous.

But I think I know what Eunny means about the year-old kimchi.


"I've caught you Richardson, stuffing spit-backs in your vile maw. 'Let tomorrow's omelets go empty,' is that your fucking attitude?" -E. B. Farnum

"Behold, I teach you the ubermunch. The ubermunch is the meaning of the earth. Let your will say: the ubermunch shall be the meaning of the earth!" -Fritzy N.

"It's okay to like celery more than yogurt, but it's not okay to think that batter is yogurt."

Serving fine and fresh gratuitous comments since Oct 5 2001, 09:53 PM

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Something tells me that bacon and most desserts probably wouldn't sit very well. Bacon and cherry pie? Bacon lemon charlotte? Bacon bavarian? OK, that might be OK.

Y'know that horrible cream cheese "fruit dip"?

It's not so bad with bacon.

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this thread reminds me of that simpsons episode where homer's driving down the street and a fudge truck and bacon truck overturn and smash into each other, landing the results in his hand :laugh:

bacon fat in chocolate cake? what about bacon and mont ice cream? :blink: don't know about that...

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Bacon grease on sweet corn is one of the finest things on earth. Try it once and you'll never go back to butter.


From Dixon, Wyoming

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Though I dearly love bacon it would overpower most delicate Japanese dishes.

Such as?

I'm sure you're right, but my first thought went to a bacon chicken teriyaki.

And then it went to cucumber avocado bacon roll. Mmmmmmm...

Now bacon green tea ice cream... *squinting, pursing my lips* ...

*Long deep breath*

If it was offered me, I think I'd try it!

Anyone with a bacon haiku?

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I'm sure you're right, but my first thought went to a bacon chicken teriyaki.

Why not just bacon teriyaki. Forget the chicken.


Bode

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Anyone with a bacon haiku?

Crisply fried pork strips

Grease splattering in the pan

My sandwich awaits

:laugh:


Bob R in OKC

Home Brewer, Beer & Food Lover!

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Something tells me that bacon and most desserts probably wouldn't sit very well. Bacon and cherry pie?

I know what you mean but lard does make a hell of a pie crust.


Stephen Bunge

St Paul, MN

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i revise my former opinion...i will attempt a bacon-chocolate cake sometime in the near future; furthermore, i believe a bacon, lobster and warm peanut butter sandwich could quite possibly be the key to peace among men... :smile:

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i revise my former opinion...i will attempt a bacon-chocolate cake sometime in the near future; furthermore, i believe a bacon, lobster and warm peanut butter sandwich could quite possibly be the key to peace among men... :smile:

How about a grilled bacon, lobster and warm peanut butter sandwich?

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i revise my former opinion...i will attempt a bacon-chocolate cake sometime in the near future; furthermore, i believe a bacon, lobster and warm peanut butter sandwich could quite possibly be the key to peace among men... :smile:

How about a grilled bacon, lobster and warm peanut butter sandwich?

Sounds messy. What about deep frying it instead? After all, Elvis' favorite sandwich was a deep-fried banana and peanut butter sandwich...I bet he just never thought of putting bacon into it too... :laugh:


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There used to be a local cajun joint that had a sandwhich called the 'peacemaker' it was an oyster and bacon po-boy with some spicey sauce on it, quite good now that I remember it...


He don't mix meat and dairy,

He don't eat humble pie,

So sing a miserere

And hang the bastard high!

- Richard Wilbur and John LaTouche from Candide

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