We plan, we toil, we suffer – in the hope of what? A camel-load of idol’s eyes? The title deeds of Radio City? The empire of Asia? A trip to the moon? No, no, no, no. Simply to wake just in time to smell coffee and bacon and eggs. – J.B. Priestly
There are bad words that begin with the letter B. We won’t be reviewing those here – I’ll not waste time, gray matter or space to dignify those words. I will, however, let you know one word that starts with B that will make you smile and want to heat up the skillet – BACON!!!
Today is BACON DAY! Did you know bacon had a special day? Well – it does! Most Americans feel downright patriotic about bacon!
What is patriotism but the love of the food one ate as a child? – Lin Yutang
We don’t eat a lot of bacon since my husband had a heart attack a few years ago, but once in a while we use common sense and moderation with some foods, bacon being one of them. Through the years I have seen some pretty weird things that have a bacon scent, such as:
AIR FRESHENERS FOR CARS
just to name a few!
There’s just something about the smell of bacon, isn’t there? Oh – and have you seen the DIET COKE WITH BACON, or the BACON FLAVORED TOOTHPICKS? If you can come up with a product that smells or tastes like bacon, you have a hit on your hands for sure!
Here is a Bacon Day Q & A:
Wasn’t that helpful and informative? So what will you do to celebrate Bacon Day? I thought of writing a poem, but all I heard was the sound of crickets in my head – so I just took a nap instead. I was going to ask my friend Lucinda to write a poem about bacon, but I was afraid she would call the Wichita chapter of the men in the white coats to come and take me away. I’m just kidding, she wouldn’t do that.
I did find this…
Wow – he’s really passionate about his bacon, eh? I think Lucinda and I should recite our poetry with bongo drums. LOL!
And yeah – there’s a song about makin’ bacon pancakes. Hee hee (hiccup – oh, sorry!) Not bad manners, just good bacon… 😉
Well, I know that fried bacon is a temptation all by itself, but I like this recipe:
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