Category: bacon

A Picture Guide to Making Your Own Bacon at Home!

Start with one whole pork belly like this one! + Purchase our all-natural and organic bacon cure. + Rub cure on belly and place in ziplock bags. + Place in refrigerator for 10 days, turning once a day. + Remove from ziplock bag, pat dry… Continue reading

Potato Leek Soup (or Vichyssoise) – You Choose!

  It was a Saturday afternoon in early January, the snow was falling and a chicken was boiling in the pot on the stove. The voiceover on PBS promised the secret of vichyssoise would be revealed next. Vichyssoise could have been a more formal name… Continue reading

How To Make the Best Bloody Mary!

  Sunday brunch and football season seem to be almost inseparable.  Provide both of those at your local drinking establishment and you can just about guarantee you won’t spend the day at home.  Add a Bloody Mary bar and it’s a lock.  Whether your favorite team… Continue reading

Cream of Broccoli Soup

  As the weather cools we turn to foods we know will warm the soul.  Warm drinks like spiced cider and soups frequently top the list.  Even the book ‘Chicken Soup for the Soul’ is a best seller for a reason – it speaks to… Continue reading

National Pasta Day – Spaghetti alla Carbonara

  There are two types of people in the world – Italians and those who wish they were Italians.  –  Ancient Italian Proverb From a culinary perspective, there are few people who would argue with this bold assertion.  The Italians have done for comfort food… Continue reading

Do It Yourself Bacon – For Beginners (and everyone else!)

  As any accomplished home chef will tell you, there are usually a few things they are reluctant to tackle.  Among them?  Typically, meat curing. Ruhlman and Polcyn have devoted an entire book to the subject and we’ve been known to wax poetic about the… Continue reading

New Product Release – Rub Yer Belly – Bacon Cures

Warning:  Consuming bacon made with Rub Yer Belly cures may cause nausea when making any future attempts to buy cheap store-bought bacon.  Dizziness, light-headedness, tingling in the extremities, irritability (when asked to share) and temporary insanity may also occur.  It’s so good you’ll fairly swoon, experience… Continue reading

Bacon Sriracha Popcorn – Homemade & Healthy

  Have you ever noticed how difficult it can be to find great tasting healthy snacks that don’t require a lot of prep and cook time? And if you want a healthy snack that can still make you feel like you’re eating sinful junk food… Continue reading

Makin’ Bacon? – Here’s How & Yes You Can!

  There are those who will suggest that society’s love affair with bacon and the baconalia movement in general have gone too far. From bacon toothpaste to bacon sundaes, you can get a bacon flavored just-about-anything these days. We’ve even contributed (happily) to the madness… Continue reading

Bacon Milkshake – Done Right!

  The late 1800’s saw life reaching the pinnacle of greatness. There was almost nothing that mankind thought they couldn’t achieve. Utopia seemed to be on the horizon. It’s easy to understand why so many felt that way – the word “milkshake” was used in… Continue reading