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BaconGeeks Unite: Nate DiNiro

I’m excited to announce this evening that Nathan DiNiro (@unclenate on Twitter) will be joining the ranks of contributing authors to BaconGeek.com.

Nate DiNiro - BaconGeeks Unite

A born Bacon fanatic, Nate “UncleNate” DiNiro has a deep passion for the smokey, salty, sweet & meaty goodness that Bacon is! Know in his childhood as “Nathan Bacon & Eggs”, by day Nate is a Sr. Sales Engineer for a…

Boss Hog's Hickory Smoked Brown Sugar Honey BBQ Bacon

BACON RATINGS

The Bacon
  • Brand: BaconFreak.com
  • Name: Honey BBQ Bacon
  • Cost per pound: $19.99
  • Value per pound: Medium-High
  • Where purchased: BaconFreak.com
  • Packaging: 16 oz
  • Cut: Thin
  • Preservatives: Sugar, fructose, nitrates
The Prep and Score
  • Cooking heat: Low Low
  • Total cooking time: 12 min
  • Pork Flavor: 4
  • Smoke: 5
  • Salt: 5
  • Sugar: 5
  • Fat: 5
  • Texture: 3
  • Shrinkage: 4

Rating: ★★★★½ 

Ratings based on Bacon Rating System

As if the title didn’t say enough. ZOMG. This is good bacon folks. Its something out of…

Review: Rocco's Private Reserve Hickory Smoked Country Pepper Bacon

BACON RATINGS

The Bacon
  • Brand: BaconFreak.com
  • Name: Country Pepper Bacon
  • Cost per pound: $19.99
  • Value per pound: Medium-High
  • Where purchased: BaconFreak.com
  • Packaging: 16 oz
  • Cut: Thin
  • Preservatives: Nitrates, yummy nitrates
The Prep and Score
  • Cooking heat: Medium Low Low
  • Total cooking time: 9 min
  • Pork Flavor: 5
  • Smoke: 5
  • Salt: 4
  • Sugar: 3
  • Fat: 5
  • Texture: 4
  • Shrinkage: 5
  • Rating: ★★★★½ 

    Ratings based on Bacon Rating System

I’m trying something new this week; a video review. Instead of all of the boring prose…

Bacon of the Month: thepignextdoor.com

If there is one thing I love its other bacon lovers. I had a chance to talk with Jason Jackson, founder and proprietor of thepignextdoor.com. I’m BaconGeek (BG) and he’s ThePigNextDoor (TPND):

The Bacon of the Month Club from thepignextdoor.com

BG: Tell me a little about your bacon background.

TPND: I have no background in bacon besides loving to eat it. Haha.

BG: What gave you the idea to start a bacon club website?

TPND: My…

Bacn.me: The URL shortener for the bacon lover

Let’s be honest. We all love URL shorteners like TinyURL and Is Good but for the bacon-lovers out there, we’ve had a gaping hole in our lives. Until today.

I’m pleased to announce (with an insane amount of help from the Rick Turoczy, the Silicon Florist) the launch of Bacn.me for all of your bacon-related URL-shortening needs. Yes, you can all breath a sigh of…

Things I don't need: Bacon iPhone case

This is serious. I’m not kidding. Somebody actually went to the trouble to create this beast. Srsly.

Bacon iPhone cover - photo credit Gizmodo

Bacon iPhone cover – photo credit Gizmodo

The most surprising thing about this is how many people sent me a link to this sucker. No less than 20 people told me about this … now if I were faster I would have gotten this up…

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Are you ready for Masterbacon?

bacon by magpie moon

Yeah, read that again ya perv. Its Master-bacon! A day for bacon lovers to get together and share their favorite bacon treats with each other and win prizes for best-in-show! Read more if you’re intrigued.

The inaugural event will be at Casa de Kveton on 1/17/2009 … hope to see you there!

RSVP on Upcoming.

Tyson Hickory Sliced Bacon

BACON RATINGS

The Bacon
  • Brand: Tyson
  • Name: Hickory Sliced Bacon
  • Cost per pound: $3.29
  • Where purchased: Albertson’s
  • Packaging: 16 oz
  • Cut: Thin
  • Preservatives: Nitrates, lots of nitrates
The Prep and Score
  • Cooking heat: Medium Low
  • Total cooking time: 9 min
  • Pork Flavor: 3
  • Smoke: 5
  • Salt: 3
  • Sugar: 3
  • Fat: 1
  • Texture: 2

Rating: ★★¾☆☆ 

Ratings based on Bacon Rating System

Tyson Hickory Sliced bacon is an inexpensive bacon that’s best used in salads or other dishes where you need that “taste”…

Warning sign: in bacon

Best. Warning. Ever.

Well, its not really bacon but its friggin’ hilarious nonetheless. Found randomly on the Internet but I *think* the original source is: woosk.com/.

Bacon Man: Gettin' this country sizzlin'

I wish I was actually making this stuff up but I swear, I’m not … ha!

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