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Masterbacon is on!

Masterbacon trophies are here!!

First of all. ZOMG. I’m just going to put something out there. Stay with me here people:

Portland, OR is the Bacon Capital of the World.

Now, I’m not sayin’ … I’m just sayin’. But what I do know is that we’ve got an amazing turnout coming for Masterbacon. So far we’ve got 16 entries for the event (there is still time to…

Masterbacon cometh

BYOB Bacon

Masterbacon is less than two weeks away (1/17/2009) and the BaconGeek.com crew has been slavin’ away to make sure its a fantastic event. The first thing we need to update folks on is the venue change. We’ll be holding Masterbacon at the Davis Street Tavern in Old town. This is a great new venue just 3 doors down from Backspace. I’ve updated…

The Trash Can Bacon-Wrapped Turkey: A Holiday Favorite!

BaconturkeyDuring the holiday season our thoughts at BaconGeek.Com often turn to extreme cooking hijinks. Many of our favorite all-time culinary endeavors involve ensconcing meat with a material near and dear to our hearts (in more ways than one). What better way to baste the holiday bird than with a blanket of Bacon. Whether it be a “Standard” oven broiled Turkey…

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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Bourbon Street Cajun Country Bacon

BACON RATINGS

The Bacon
The Prep and Score
  • Cooking heat: Medium Low Low
  • Total cooking time: 7.5 min
  • Pork Flavor: 4
  • Smoke: 5
  • Salt: 4
  • Sugar: 4
  • Fat: 5
  • Texture: 4
  • Shrinkage: 4

Rating: ★★★★¼ 

Ratings based on Bacon Rating System

As we move onward through the lovely pile of bacon the folks over at Coastal Vineyards sent our way…