For the love of bacon (video)
BY CATHERINE TWIGG
OU News Bureau
Comedian Jim Gaffigan describes bacon as “the most beautiful thing in the world,” and bacon bits as “the fairy dust of the food community.”
“The only bad part about bacon,” he says, “is that it makes you thirsty — for more bacon.”
Americans love their bacon. Each American eats an average of 18 pounds of it per year, according to theweek.com.
Many people treat bacon with a sort of reverence. Flow charts of when to eat bacon are found on the Royal Bacon Society’s website. Spoiler — eating bacon always is the right decision.
The New York Times even wrote an article on some of the best recipes that include bacon. These include potato chowder, bacon popcorn and mixed in white beans.
For daily news on bacon, visit bacontoday.com.
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