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Bacon: A Love Story [Paperback]

Heather Lauer

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Book Description

June 14 2010

“[A] paean to pork.”

Boston Herald

 

A love letter to the “best meat ever,” Bacon, by unabashed bacon enthusiast Heather Lauer, is a wondrous collection of bacon bits—filled with fun facts, recipes, history, and smoked porcine worship. The Memphis Commercial Appeal says, “If you can make it to the end of this book without craving just a taste of the savory stuff, then you’re probably the world’s strongest vegetarian.” Adoring, entertaining, and informative—sizzling with Lauer’s infectious passion for her mouthwatering subject—Bacon is the next best thing to bacon wrapped in bacon.


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Product Details

  • Paperback: 224 pages
  • Publisher: Avon; 1 edition (June 14 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 006197126X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0061971266
  • Product Dimensions: 20.1 x 15 x 1.8 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 295 g
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #198,581 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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From the Back Cover

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 BaconUnwrapped.com. She lives in Phoenix, Arizona, and Fairfield, Idaho.


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Amazon.com: 4.6 out of 5 stars  16 reviews
10 of 11 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A fun read for bacon-lovers Dec 20 2009
By Gen of North Coast Gardening - Published on Amazon.com
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...
6 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Hilarious! Sept. 11 2009
By Amanda - Published on Amazon.com
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!
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Simply put - the Best of Bacon May 12 2009
By Eric J. Groff - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Hardcover
This is a great book, all you ever wanted to know about bacon and then some! It'll be a classic!
5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Lovely Book for a Bacon Lover! May 12 2009
By Gretel T. Truong - Published on Amazon.com
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!
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The only thing that would make this book better is if it came wrapped in bacon! May 12 2009
By MJL - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Hardcover
A fun and informative read that is a must have for every bacon connoisseur! Your coffee table will thank you.

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