The Ultimate Bacon Sandwich: 60 Slices of Bacon

November 11, 2011 7:29 pm Published by 4 Comments

Thanks to this really old guy; John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich, an 18th-century English aristocrat, the sandwich was created. Today it’s been morphed into many delicious versions. As we peruse the list of sandwich items on the menu at a restaurant, we often have a hard time deciding. Until we see the one with bacon in it, of course. We exclaim, “Ooh, but that one has bacon in it! I want that!” Because we all know that bacon makes everything taste better.

I like a lot of bacon. So I decided to make the Ultimate Bacon Sandwich using sixty slices of delicious bacon. Yes, you read that correctly: sixty slices. It took me about two hours to make it all, and it was worth it. I encourage sharing this Baconator with friends. It’s not something you can get into your mouth all in one bite… but it was fun trying. After making this ridiculously large and delicious sandwich, I had to know what other concoctions were out there. We all know of bacon’s sandwich buddy, the notorious BLT. But has anyone heard of the P.B. and Bacon?

You know that one guy that likes to create a sandwich consisting of only ketchup and potato chips? Yeah, you know that one guy. I think he also wears socks with sandals… but moving on. Well, people like him are fearless inventors of the sandwich world. They like to think outside the box and create sandwiches other people would not.

I searched for some of these sandwich innovators and wanted to hear what crazy bacon sandwiches they were inventing. Some sounded awfully intriguing. Others… Well, I think they may have had one too many Bacontinis when they created their sandwiches, because they just sounded like regurgitated leftovers. I only listed the ones I thought I could stomach. But hey, maybe you know of stranger ones and love them as if you had birthed them yourself. Eww. Now that I’ve created that visual, let’s go ahead with the strange bacon sandwich list:

First there’s the bacon and egg salad sandwich. Not exactly something you will find on the menu at a Jewish deli, but it’s still a unique twist on the usual bacon and eggs. How about a bacon and tuna sandwich? It’s just like your typical tuna salad sandwich, but you add bacon. People add avocado to their tuna salad sandwiches, so why not add bacon? Bacon plays well with others. How about a grilled cheese, bacon, and pear sandwich?

As I mentioned before, there is the peanut butter and bacon sandwich. Combine creamy peanut butter and bacon together on a sandwich? Well, if I had a choice between bacon and jelly, I’d choose bacon. There are also a few other versions of the P.B. and Bacon. There is the peanut butter, apple, and bacon sandwich. And then, Elvis’s favorite: the peanut butter, banana, and bacon sandwich. But if you want to get stranger, there’s the liver, onions, bacon, and cranberry sauce sandwich; the bacon, pickles, and pear sandwich; and the bacon, hummus, cucumber, and feta sandwich. Here at Bacon Today we have taken Bacon Freak’s bacon skillet spread and created a sandwich of our own. On a baguette roll; combine bacon skillet spread, apple cinnamon bacon, melted brie cheese, and caramelized onions. I implore you to try these babies out for yourself.

No matter how it’s compiled, partnered, or grouped; bacon is just plain awesome. Create your own behemoth bacon sandwich and be amongst the awesome. It’s better on this side; we have bacon.

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  • The Todd says:

    I make PB&B all the time! I like to use skillet bacon spread and crunchy peanut butter. It’s my favorite go-to snack.

  • Laura says:

    “…if I had a choice between bacon and jelly, I’d choose bacon.”

    Why choose between bacon and jelly? That’s just crazy talk! Have both!

  • MonkeyNinga11 says:

    OMG who would choose either lets make bacon jelly!!

  • Phil says:

    When one loves something, you set it apart from all the other things. I have loved bacon everday for the past 42 years. Each day I love bacon at some meal. But you also have to respect it. We should not have “bacon flavored” products. Not everything needs to taste “like” bacon. Not everything should be paired with bacon.
    Example: chocolate covered bacon.
    Bacon should be loved, not molested.

    The sandwich you made, while enticing, pushed the boundaries just too much. As a bacon lover, you want to eat bacon as often as you can, not as much as you’re able to. If you backed off to 20 slices, you could eat one every day, not once a week. The salt and nitrates will get to be too much.( I know through experience. Had 5 year old nephew come back from the breakfast buffet with a plate of approx. 150 slices cause he was hungry. He ate 2 slices then said I’m full. I did not want them to go to waste, and because I love bacon, I ate them all. This is too extreme. Did not feel well the rest of the day)

    I know we all have different tastes, but if you make a cucumber, sprouts, hummus, etc. sandwich and have to put bacon on it to get it to taste good, just keep things separate and eat a salad with your bacon sandwich.

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