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Friday, December 20, 2013

Mary and her little Pig

The truth behind what Mary did with her little Pig!



Monday, December 16, 2013

Birthday Pig Sty Cake

The wife whipped up a great cake - Chocolate Mint KitKat Meringue Pig Sty Cake!

And what a cake it was! Good skills!



Friday, November 22, 2013

Fan smuggles Pig into Gabba

Fan smuggles Pig into Gabba - It is all happening down in Australia at the first Ashes Test match.
An Australian man has been charged with animal cruelty after trying to smuggle a Pig into the Gabba cricket ground!
What the hell is he going to do with a Pig at a cricket match?

He tried to wrap the Pig in a towel and had placed it in a baby harness - like it was his newborn son! This is crazy!

The full story can be read over at News24.


Monday, November 18, 2013

Baby Bacon

I've been a bit scarce recently and this is due to a new addition to the family - a baby Bacon Boy!
He was born just over a week ago and is doing very well!

So in the light of a Bacon Baby - check out these real Bacon Babies!
And some past posts with Bacon Babies...
Remember the Bacon formula for new borns?
Or the other Bacon Baby?




Thursday, November 7, 2013

Bacon Jam Butternut Cupcakes

Butternut cupcake with Bacon Jam and cream cheese and chive icing!
Thanks Debs for sending this in - this is from Cupcakes by Taryn - check her out on Facebook.

These look absolutely fantastic! Pity she didn't put the recipe up. But luckily she does have a stand at the Shongweni Market every Saturday so I think I'll be making a trip up the hill to check it out!





7 bacon recipes for 7 bacon occasions

And 7 related Bacon GIF's to go with those recipes!

Thanks Steve for sending this in - on Food24 today - a bunch of recipes and some animated GIF's to go with them.
Check it out.


Monday, November 4, 2013

Thursday, October 31, 2013

If Pigs could fly

I bet their wings would taste fantastic!


Bacon Braai Mielies

A Braai is a BBQ and a Mielie is corn on the cob. This is a South African recipe sent in by @toughtash from the Robertsons Herbs and Spices Facebook Page.
Essentially it looks to be wrapping a mielie in Bacon and braaiing it.
Ok for those foreigners out there (most of you) - wrap some corn on the cob in Bacon and put it on the BBQ for a little while. Comes out super tasty - but then what wouldn't when it's been wrapped in Bacon!



Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Bacon is going to save the world!




Edinburgh Man Jailed After Attacking Mosque Weilding Bacon

Attacking a mosque with a cured Pig carcass will get you 10 months in jail.
This is what happened to Edinburgh resident Wayne Stillwell, who wrapped the doors of the mosque with Pork and threw it into the mosque because "Muslims regard Bacon as unclean".

Clearly a strange situation. Read the full article here.


Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Math Proves Bacon Is a Miracle Food

It's in the numbers! Bacon makes everything better!

From this they were able to deduce that adding Bacon to a dish makes it better.

I tasted Bacon and could have told them that! 

 

Thursday, October 17, 2013

How to make a Bacon Alarm Clock

Great article at WikiHow on how to make your own Bacon Alarm Clock. Wake up to the fresh smell of Bacon every morning!

The main requirement is a toaster oven which then gets decorated into a Swine looking device!
Add a timer and some Bacon and the salty scent of Bacon will wake you from your slumber!

Check it out!


Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Friday, October 4, 2013

Epic Rap Battle: Nerd vs. Geek

From the guys who brought us "Rub some Bacon on it", comes the Epic Rap Battle: Nerd vs Geek! And it does get airplay here as it mentions Pork!

Their names are Rhett & Link. Check out there YouTube page for more great videos.


Thursday, October 3, 2013

Shepherd's Thai - Epic Meal Time

Beach Pigs

Pigs on the beach with some eye candy to go with it.

Going through the archives I found this one, and realised there were a couple of others out there.
I wonder if it is the same Pig on the same beach?
Well turns out it just might be. There is a beach in the Bahama's called Pig Beach. Turns out a bunch of Pigs may have been dropped off by sailors many moons ago. They were hankering after some cooked Swine, so set the Pigs free on the island, planning to return to cook them. But they never returned.



This next one I saw on the Superficial's site.

Monday, September 23, 2013

Fake beef is Pork

While it makes sense that people are trying to convince us that Pork is actually beef, I don't like what they're putting in there!
Paraffin Wax has no place in my meat! But of course this happened in China - watch your meat out there people!


Check out the article here.


Thanks Tweeds.


Thursday, September 19, 2013

Bacon - could use more Bacon

And someone has stepped up! Bacon, topped with Bacon!

More restaurants should do this!


Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Laura is a genius

More women should do this. They'd be surprised by the results, but I'm surprised that they are surprised.

Thanks Tweeds...top!


Tuesday, August 27, 2013

DELICIOUS – INTERNATIONAL FOOD & MUSIC FESTIVAL COMES TO SOUTH AFRICA - Sponsored Post

UK celebrity chefs to be joined by international superstars, Jamiroquai



Described as the music festival for food lovers or a food festival for music lovers that takes the combination of food and music based entertainment to the next level; Delicious is set to take the South African entertainment and culinary world by storm in Johannesburg the weekend of 5 and 6 October 2013.

Presented by DSTV in association with Checkers, Oceans Basket, The Sunday Times and Sowetan; South Africa’s first international food and music festival will bring world class talent to the Blue Hills Equestrian Estate as renowned UK celebrity chefs Aldo Zilli, Ed Baines and John Burton Race showcase their talents by bringing their signature pop up restaurants to the festival - Aldo Zilli’s San Carlo Cicchetti, Ed Baines’ Randal and Aubin, as well as John Burton Race’s The John Burton Race Experience.

There is no better band to headline the first Delicious International Food and Music Festival than Jamiroquai. With their signature mix of funk, jazz, disco and house and the combination of beautiful sunshine, delicious food and wine, there will be no better vibe to be had in Johannesburg this year.

The three international pop up restaurants, San Carlo Cicchetti, Randall & Aubin and The John Burton Race Experience will provide patrons with the opportunity to experience their fine cuisine first hand while enjoying the music from a raised position overlooking the crowd. These restaurants will take bookings for lunch and dinner sittings daily.

Delicious will cater for all budgets with a plethora of food options ranging from these three renowned pop up restaurants, a huge artisan food market (encompassing a vast array of African, European, pan Asian) and a line up of South African artists which will be announced soon.

Reservations for the pop-up restaurants can be made for lunch and/or dinner at a cost of R900, while general admission entry will cost R380. Child-friendly areas hosted by “DStv Kids” will be available so kids can be entertained while parents enjoy the festival – children under twelve years old will cost R100 with those under three no charge.

“Delicious is clearly something not seen before and I am excited to be a part of this project”, said John Burton Race.

Delicious will open daily at 12:00 and promises to be a fantastic and entertaining day out for the entire family.

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Coppa di Testa

I recently started following a website about Cured Meats. It seems to be run by a chap in Atlanta, Georgia, and provides all the information someone will need to get going in the world of cured meats.
His latest blog describes how he obtained half a Pig, and then what he did with the Pigs head. Basically he made something called Coppa di Testa. I don't know what that is, but it seems to make use of the head and comes out as a kind of cold meat for sandwiches and the like. Looks good to me!

Detailed instructions on how to do this yourself are also included as well as some good pictures.

Definitely a blog worth following if you're wanting to learn more about the cured meats process.
Check out Cured Meats.


Monday, August 19, 2013

A Pig in a desert

When it's hot...do Pigs really say this?
Thanks Milla for the picture!


Monday, August 5, 2013

Change Your Life With Bacon

Thanks Banch for this.

Seriously - if women of the world find out about this I think we might be in deep poo. Men will actually have to do stuff all the time!
Great Ad! This is the stuff it's advertising.


Thursday, August 1, 2013

Bacon Playing cards and Poker Chips

A couple of weeks ago I mentioned Bacon Playing cards on Kickstarter.
Well they seem to be doing pretty well raising money - 10 days to go and they need another $7000 or so. So not too bad.
Well now they've also announced the Porky Poker Chips! So if you're going to contribute make sure you contribute enough to get some of these awesome chips!


Monday, July 29, 2013

San Diego Bacon Fest

What are you doing on the 31st August? It's a Saturday so you should be free. Or at least hungover and free.
So head over to the San Diego Bacon Fest - or on their website!

If you sign up for a VIP pass you'll get in an hour early and get this super beverage holder, thereby keeping both hands free for snacking on ribs and getting stuck into Bacon! See the picture below of the beverage holder.

There'll be craft beer, wines and spirits available to keep that beverage holder at the optimum level - full!

So go check them out and make sure you're there!




Peanut Butter, Bacon Weave and Banana's

I'm a big fan of the Peanut butter, Bacon and banana on toast breakfast before a day of big exercise. And then I spotted this on the NakedBacon twitter feed!
Loving it and definitely something I'm going to have to try out soon!



Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Animal Rights

I'll be honest. I have no idea what is going on here. And the fact that it is not a Japanese girl makes it even more confusing.

Any idea's?



Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Bacon Playing Cards

The guys who brought us the 23 Karat Gold Bacon now have started a Kickstarter project to raise money to create Bacon playing cards!
The Baconery have started the project to create Bacon playing cards and a game called "Bakin' with Bacon".
If you don't know, Kickstarter is a crowd sourced fund raising site. So anyone can go and try raise money for their project by giving away first editions or early releases etc to the people who fund them.
It's a pretty cool site with some great projects. Check it out - but only after checking out the Bacon Playing Cards!


Bacon Puzzle Tattoo

A Pig, plus meat cleaver, plus some fire equals some fine tasty Porky goodness!

Check out the tattoo some dude got to prove it - it's written down so it must be true!


Floor is Bacon

So apparently if the floor is made of Bacon one should dance a jig.

Makes sense.


Pork Pie Stamps

Mole sent this link through to check out how to make a Pork Pie Stamp using a laser cutter. I guess it's not really for the masses (yet) but I know a guy with a laser cutter so this could be a fun project sometime!

Check it out at the site here.



Wednesday, July 3, 2013

World Record Most Pulled Pork Eaten in 6 Minutes

Now this is an interesting one...there is a world record for the most pulled Pork eaten in 6 minutes.
Not 5 minutes.
Not 7 minutes.
But 6 minutes. I wonder how they came up with that number?
I wonder what the world record is for 5 minutes of eating pulled Pork?

Anyway...watch the video of Furious Pete eating it like bulldog eating porridge.


Making Bacon in the home

This is a pretty good video on how to make your own Bacon - I'm going to have to try this sometime...I really mean it this time!


Bacon American Flag

American flag made out of Bacon. That's about it. Not much more to say really.



Friday, June 28, 2013

Doritos Bacon Underwear Ad

I found this a while ago and never posted it. But then I found it in my old bookmarks today so thought it might be time. The world needs to see this...probably not but it is a little odd.


The Bacon Song

Monday, June 24, 2013

Jihawg Ammo

So I noticed this on the web this morning. There is a company that seems to be a little miffed about something or other and have decided to take it out on their Muslim brothers. But only if they are trying to kill you in the name of a Jihad. If they're just trying to kill you cause they're bad people then this is not the product for you!

Basically they're coating their bullets in Pork infused paint. So they believe that if a fundamentalist Muslim is attacking you in the name of a Jihad, and you shoot them with your Jihawg Ammo, then they won't go to heaven with their 72 virgins, but instead straight to hell.
How much credibility there is in these claims, who knows. I'd have to actually read a religious book to tell you that - unless someone can tell me that themselves!

So check out the original article over at the Huffington Post - got to love it!

Don't change America. Don't change. The world loves you just the way you are!






Friday, June 21, 2013

Bacon Bacon Bacon on Vine

So there is this new video type site called Vine where people can upload 6 second video's. Not too sure what it's all about or why you need to watch (or share) 6 seconds of rubbish.
But anyway...this came to me...certainly a lot of mentions of Bacon in 6 seconds.


Too much Bacon

Don't let anyone ever tell you you've had too much Bacon. There is no place for such negativity in life!


Thursday, June 13, 2013

Pigs stolen after Badplaas accident

Just read a story that is all too commonplace here in South Africa. After a lorry, carrying almost any cargo, is in an accident it seems that the local people around the area, especially if it is in a rural area, descend on the accident scene and start looting the goods.
All too often we see this with beer or fresh produce.

But this one was Pigs. A truck carrying 139 Pigs to the abattoir, to make some tasty Porky treats, overturned and the driver was serioulsy injured. The local NSPCA inspector was on teh scene and decided to euthanase 53 of the injured Pigs.

And then all chaos broke out "as if out of nowhere" the locals arrived and descended on the accident scene. Pigs were dragged off by the legs or just carried away.
As per usual in this country, the police stood by not wanting to get involved as it was not something they could control they said.

Sad times indeed. But at least these Pigs went to feed poor rural people in desperate need of more Bacon in the diet!

Source: News24



Pig-Shaped Bacon Dog Treats

Gotta love The Baconary! If I'm ever in New York this place will definitely take a visit!
These are the dudes who made Gold Chocolate Bacon pieces!

Now they've got Pig-Shaped Bacon Dog Treats! They don't forget about our best friends!
Coming in at $4.99 for a pack of 10 small treats, or $9.99 for a 5 pack of large treats or go all out for your pets and get the large pack of 10 for $14.99!

Gotta do it!

Check them out here.


Thursday, May 30, 2013

Bacon Salad

Spotted this on the interwebs.
This is a salad I could get into...although he was a little heavy handed on the greens!


The Bacon Suit

Target, in the US, has a Bacon Suit for sale! Only $59.99!
Now that is worth investing in! Who knows when you'll need a Bacon suit.
Every dress up party from now on...what to wear? Bacon suit.
What's the theme? Horror - Bacon suit.
Alice in Wonderland - Bacon suit.
Prostitutes and Pimps - Bacon suit.
You see how this is working out - never worry about another dress up party costume again!


Bacon Poster Art

Don't really know what this is about, but it has Bacon on it!


Baconery 23-karet Gold Chocolate Bacon

How's it's made - the Baconery released this Vine clip showing how they sprinkle the gold onto the chocolate Bacon.


Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Bacon Rule 321

Bacon Rule 321 - Thou shalt consume Bacon on all days of the week!




Tuesday, May 28, 2013

23k Gold Chocolate Bacon

Spotted this on UnCrate this morning. A 23k Gold Chocolate Bacon bar! It is covered with genuine edible gold leaf!
Now why someone would want to spend their money on that, I'm not sure. You could certainly buy a lot more Bacon with your money!

So anyway...you can buy it at the Baconery - looks like it goes for US$199 and that is for a 6-pack of 23k gold chocolate Bacon!


Monday, May 13, 2013

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

The Edible Sombrero - Epic Meal Time

Bacon Mistakes To Avoid: How To Cook Bacon

A few people have been asking me what is my best way to cook Bacon. I know how I do it, but everyone is different and likes their Bacon in different ways. Plus there are various ways in which you may be enjoying your Bacon - such as in a Mitch Morgan, or if wrapped around your eggs.

So I did a little looking around and found this article...while not being exactly how you should cook Bacon, it does mention some of the common pitfalls I see all too often in inexperienced Bacon cookers.
So take a look and hopefully this will be your first step towards better Bacon!

Source: Huffington Post

Bacon University T-Shirts

I've been in the market for a couple more T-Shirts in the Bacon or Pork theme, as I need to spend some of my internet money! These ads on the page aren't free you know! So keep clicking to keep me clothed!

Anyway...while looking I came across this site from Bacon University. A couple nice shirts there so take a look and get buying!