[Sca-cooks] BACON was Speaking of BBQ...

Susan Lin susanrlin at gmail.com
Wed Aug 4 08:12:15 PDT 2010

Don't forget the ever popular bacon salt which is actually vegan!

On Wed, Aug 4, 2010 at 6:38 AM, Johnna Holloway <johnnae at mac.com> wrote:

> Bacon...
> Ooooohhhh for a vigil they could serve this candy...
> Sir Francis Bacon Peanut Brittle from Georgia
> Zingermans carried it and  wrote it up as "The savory side of confections.
> The fervor over bacon in the past couple years has resulted in some
> questionable products out on the market. Bacon gum, bacon spray,
> bacon-mayonnaise?
> So initially I was wary of another bacon inspired creation - especially a
> confection meant for the sweet side of things. But one bite of Sir Francis
> Bacon Peanut Brittle destroyed my skepticism. It's the perfect combination
> of sweet, salty and savory. It belongs in its own food group...lets call it
> addictive nosh. Every bite is a complex, balanced eating experience. You
> take another bite because the first one was so nice and - low and behold -
> its just as delicious.
> The pieces of bacon aren't chewy like you find with a strip of jerky or
> something. Amazingly, they still have a crispy aspect to them. The peanuts
> are big Virginia runners - the meatiest they could find. They crunch, not
> crumble. The brittle is equally snappy, not mushy at all.
> You dont have to be a bacon lover to love this brittle, but if you know
> one, this is the treat for them."
> More at
> http://www.baconpeanutbrittle.com/
> http://www.woodstockfarmersmarket.com/sirfrancisbacon-peanut-brittle.aspx
> Zingermans had sample out last week so I tried it and
> found that it left a less than pleasant lingering aftertaste.
> I suspect I could make better at home.
> Johnnae
> On Aug 4, 2010, at 5:25 AM, Laura C. Minnick wrote:
>> Meaning An Tirians also adore bacon?
>> Good god, yes! It is even a featured food at vigils these days! (NOT MINE
>> THOUGH!) We even decorate our maple bars with bacon! I hear they've been
>> trying to make liquor with bacon! (*bleah!*)
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