National Bacon Lovers Day

ANNUAL BACON DAYS One hardly needs a holiday for inspiration to fry up some bacon, but the month of August contains two bacon inspired holidays. Holiday one is a day to celebrate the lover of bacon; August 20 is National Bacon Lover’s Day. The second nod to bacon in the month of August is for …

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Deep Fried BLT Bites

We turned the BLT into a shareable Deep Fried BLT Bite that’s not only fun to make, but is a fantastic way to celebrate International Bacon Day with all of your bacon-loving friends!

Grilled Bacon Wrapped Pork Chops

As the famous old saying goes, “one great pork deserves another” and never has that truth been as obvious as it is in this delightfully decadent and deliciously delectably dish.

Bacon Wrapped Bratwurst Corn Dogs

Celebrate “Something on A Stick” Day by making these juicy Bacon Wrapped Bratwurst Corn Dogs. Bacon Wrapped Bratwurst Corn Dogs 1 package (4 links) Bratwurst 4-8 strips Gourmet Bacon, uncooked 2/3 cups of all-purpose flour 1/2 cup of yellow corn meal 1 tablespoon of baking powder 1 teaspoon of salt 1/4  teaspoon of baking soda …

Bacon 101

There’s more than one way to cure bacon. Here is a guide to the different types of bacon available in the market including the various types of bacon cures. How is bacon made and what is the difference between wet cured and dry cured bacon? We begin the journey in 1500 BC, in Ancient China, …

Bacon Samples at Bourbon & Bacon Chattanooga Festival

Bacon & Bourbon

A delightful combination that is apparently well known based on all of the bourbon and bacon festivals going on around the country. Bacon Freak was happy to be a sponsor of the Bacon & Barrel Festival held recently in Chattanooga, Tennessee. And well, if you’re going to have a bourbon festival, Tennessee seems like a …

Bacon Bourbon

The process of infusing the bacon into the bourbon is called fat washing. Sounds gross but the result is absolutely delicious…

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When Pigs Can Fly!

You’re likely familiar with wine and craft beer flights, a collection or grouping of various wines or beers for the purpose of tasting and comparing. The same concept is used for bacon flights and can be found in many restaurants including The Center Street Cafe in Farmersville, OH. Breakfast, the most important meal of the …