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It's salty, smoky, and sweet. It can make almost any dish better. It's bacon, and it's the best meat ever!

In Bacon: A Love Story, popular bacon blogger Heather Lauer serves up a piping hot dish of fun and facts and explores the ins and outs of how bacon finds its way to your skillet . . . and what to do with it when it gets there.

Bacon: A Love Story features

Makin' Bacon
A tour of country-style bacon outfits and their time-honored curing methods and traditions. Includes tips for making your own signature cure.

Bacon Nation
Profiles of bacon-loving chefs across the country who incorporate the meat into their menus in increasingly innovative ways.

There's In This?
More than twenty delicious recipes for tons of bacon goodies like Bacon-Wrapped Tater Tots, BLT with caramelized bacon . . . plus a few surprises like Bacon Bloody Marys and Bacon Brownies.

Bacon 411
An extensive resource section on all things bacon.

Bacon fans, prepare to get your pig on!

About the Author

Heather Lauer is a lifelong bacon enthusiast and the creator of the popular Web site She lives in Phoenix, Arizona, and Fairfield, Idaho.

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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
Miss Piggy would love this book. Oct. 16 2013
By Lewis Shena - Published on
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
If you're into pig to the degree I am, you'll find yourself out of the frying pan and into bliss upon reading this love story.
12 of 18 people found the following review helpful
A fun read for bacon-lovers Dec 20 2009
By Gen of North Coast Gardening - Published on
Format: Hardcover
Bacon fans will definitely want to read all the odd stories, history, and modern uses of bacon in this fun, breezy read. I read it over the course of a few months, just picking it up here and there with a strip of bacon and a hefty glass of ice water, and it was fun to get some new ideas for how to eat bacon, and some definite ideas that I do NOT want to try (Paula Deen's bacon/ beef/ egg sandwich encased between two glazed donuts - EW!). All in all, a fun read for the bacon fans among us...
9 of 14 people found the following review helpful
Hilarious! Sept. 11 2009
By Amanda - Published on
Format: Hardcover
My husband loves bacon and I bought this book for him after seeing an article about it in our local newspaper. He has never laughed so hard! And it's all so true!
4 of 7 people found the following review helpful
Needs Fat Sept. 18 2010
By Opallu - Published on
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
When I bought this book I was thinking of "Seduced by Bacon", a terrific book. However, this one does not read near as well nor is it attractive. It does have a lot of interesting info about bacon, good for someone seriously into it maybe. However, it did not convey that sensuous, yummy appeal of bacon that is so in right now. I bought it as a gift book also and was disappointed at myself in actually giving it to someone but I certainly couldn't deal with two of them....
6 of 10 people found the following review helpful
Lovely Book for a Bacon Lover! May 12 2009
By Gretel T. Truong - Published on
Format: Hardcover
From history to recipes this is a great companion for anyone who loves bacon or is looking to explore the diverse nature of everyone's favorite meat!