Category Archives: Baconpheffer
According to the venerable Consumer Reports (here), consumers are making a mistake in stocking up at Costco on bathroom tissue or dishwashing detergent. What’s cheap and great quality there, according to CR? -Bridget Crawford
Harry Potter here. A whole multi-genre slide show here. And there’s always this: From here. -Bridget Crawford
Really, would you want your bacon any other way? The image at right is a bacon label from the year 1909, currently held by the National Archives (I kid you not; see here) and on display in connection with the … Continue reading
What’s not to like? Smells like bacon…a new fragrance by Fargginay (here). H/T Brother Froomkin. -Bridget Crawford
According to Maple Leaf Foods (and reported here): The people of Canada sure love their bacon. In a recent survey conducted by Maple Leaf Foods, 43% of the respondents said they would rather have bacon than sex. Are you surprised? If … Continue reading
Business cards made from bacon. Via Froomkin.
Out of stock, too.
In a new commercial for Hardee’s “Western Bacon Thickburger,” Padma Lakshmi, former vegetarian and current host of reality TV show Top Chef, strolls through a farmer’s market and takes up residence on an urban stoop. She takes a burger out … Continue reading
Via I Blame the Patriarchy, I found the blog Suicide Food, which tracks “depiction[s] of animals that act as though they wish to be consumed.” Images like this: and this: That second one makes me think about terminating the “baconpheffer” … Continue reading
Found here, where there are more!
I know, I know, it’s sausage that comes in links, not bacon. Anyhoo, Scalzi’s written his own law: “Any conversation on the internet will eventually include bacon in some way. And then be forwarded immediately to John Scalzi.” Via Froomkin.
The best gifts I received this year are a bottle of Lemon Up shampoo and an unabridged dictionary (in hard copy). The Lemon Up played right to the nostalgia that runs high with my family at this time of year. … Continue reading
Here. Below is a salty excerpt: First impressions: when you open the packaging, you’re hit by a pretty assertive synthetic aroma, an almost-but-not-quite right recreation of the meaty, smoky bacon smell. This eerie sort of Bacon Uncanny Valley continued into … Continue reading
“It’s not feminism you need. It’s a new eating regime,” proclaims the headline of an article from SHAPE Magazine (March 2000, here) that touts the “raw food” movement. Tonight I had my first-ever vegan, raw-food restaurant experience at Pure Food … Continue reading
“Whether you’re a regular griller or a gourmet chef, are counting calories or are a vegetarian who craves mouth-watering bacon taste without the bacon guilt, this is what you’ve been waiting for.”
This is a noncommercial blog that rarely does product endorsements, but an exception must be made for: I was going to buy a case and send it to Historiann! But if I ever got hold of a case I’d probably … Continue reading