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    https://www.facebook.com/baconwrappe...ref=ts&fref=ts



    Bacon wrapped, cream cheese stuffed and smoked jalapenos!





    This was good. But as you know, jalapenos do not have the kick they used to have.
    Scientists Create Jalapeņos Specifically for Jalapeņo Poppers - Houston - Restaurants and Dining - Eating Our Words
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    These guys were fun in a novelty kind of way.
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    Had to try the "Man Candy"





    This is pork belly cut into cubes, fried, then rolled in sugar and cayenne pepper.
    I am not a fan of Trostel's in any way shape or form, but this was pretty good!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Odd View Post
    Iceland is my second favorite country. Has Puffin bacon been perfected yet?
    Puffins wept.

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    La Mie Bakery of Des Moines, Iowa

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    Most imaginative use of bacon.

    Apple bacon curry turnover with spicy chutney.







    They were spot on with the masala. The most flavorful food at the fest.
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    Quote Originally Posted by IMGreat101 View Post


    These guys were fun in a novelty kind of way.
    Pretty dangerous to dress up as a pig at a baconfest!
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    yummm, perfect sippin' with bacon!
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    We raise all our animals in the most humane way much like our grandparents would have. Rustik Rooster Farms is where the Jetsons meet GreenAcres, complete with the front porch falling off


    They actually were serving beef bacon!



    We carry this at my store. I have tried it and you really cannot tell the difference!
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    Reserve Grand Champion Ham & Bacon at the Iowa State Fair 2012!


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    Better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to open your mouth and remove all doubt. - Solomon

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    Vote For BACON!!!

    Rob Bacon for Iowa Senate

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    Better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to open your mouth and remove all doubt. - Solomon

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    The Baconfest had a second site right across the street. This was designated as "Iceland".



    The band, - home was playing there.



    This venue had a few food vendors. Nothing really stood out as bacontastic.

    There was a Viking ship you could put on an outfit and get your pic taken. Not me.

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    Better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to open your mouth and remove all doubt. - Solomon

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    Quote Originally Posted by IMGreat101 View Post
    Vote For BACON!!!

    Rob Bacon for Iowa Senate
    I wonder how many people will vote for him just because they like bacon....
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    Back to the free BACON!!!

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    Eden Farms, a coalition of independent family farmers is the largest American supplier of 100% pure heirloom Berkshire pork and the only farmer-owned company with national distribution.


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    Better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to open your mouth and remove all doubt. - Solomon

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    Jalapeno cheddar beef sticks. yummm





    Slab-O-Baconygoodness!

    A moment of silence please.
    :angelic singing:





    :wiping bacon tears:
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    Better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to open your mouth and remove all doubt. - Solomon

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    Quote Originally Posted by IMGreat101 View Post
    :wiping bacon tears:
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    Better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to open your mouth and remove all doubt. - Solomon

    We were all born wild. It was up to our parents to domesticate us.

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    OHHHH BACON





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    There are no stupid questions, just stupid people asking questions.

    Better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to open your mouth and remove all doubt. - Solomon

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    There are no stupid questions, just stupid people asking questions.

    Better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to open your mouth and remove all doubt. - Solomon

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    http://www.desmoinesbaconcompany.com/

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    I caught myself just standing at this sample table eating one piece of bacon after another. Actually reaching to my left and picking up the bacon meant for the other line. After about four slices I realized what I had done and turned around to see an angry mob.

    oops...

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    There are no stupid questions, just stupid people asking questions.

    Better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to open your mouth and remove all doubt. - Solomon

    We were all born wild. It was up to our parents to domesticate us.

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    There was a bacon eating contest. Who could eat two pounds of bacon the fastest.

    One of the Icelanders sang their national anthem.



    This was followed by some other bacon ceremonial stuff. It was almost 4 pm and the 2013 Baconfest was all but over. Half of the bacon vendors were shutting down.
    To Live Is To Eat

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    There are no stupid questions, just stupid people asking questions.

    Better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to open your mouth and remove all doubt. - Solomon

    We were all born wild. It was up to our parents to domesticate us.

 

 
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