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    BACONFEST 2013

    The 6th annual Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival reports it sold 8,000 tickets in just over three minutes.
    Read more: 8,000 Bacon Fest tickets sold in 3 minutes | Entertainment - KCCI Home

    Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival | OHHHH BACON!!!!


    I have a ticket!
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    i thought this was a thread about police week
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    Quote Originally Posted by JLK View Post
    i thought this was a thread about police week


    To Live Is To Eat

    IMG could turn a conversation about the weather into a mouthwatering food story. - Cidp24

    And always add bacon! - Shad Kirton, Co-owner/Chef Smokey D's

    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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    Well, we need to combine the two events! Bacon squared!
    CHIRP! CHIRP!

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    That's right. I CAN HAS BACONFEST TICKET!!!

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    IMG could turn a conversation about the weather into a mouthwatering food story. - Cidp24

    And always add bacon! - Shad Kirton, Co-owner/Chef Smokey D's

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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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    Pictures or it didn't happen.
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    "never bring paws to a gunfight" - Jenna

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    'Political Correctness is a doctrine fostered by a
    delusional, illogical liberal minority, and rabidly
    promoted by an unscrupulous mainstream media, which
    holds forth the proposition that it is entirely
    possible to pick up a turd by the clean end!'

    A fear of weapons is a sign of retarded sexual and emotional maturity. Sigmund Freud

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    plenty of pics coming. I forgot my camera for the "after party". The people from Iceland were hilarious!

    Me: Vikings are Danish
    Icelanders: No, we are Vikings

    It went downhill from there.
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    IMG could turn a conversation about the weather into a mouthwatering food story. - Cidp24

    And always add bacon! - Shad Kirton, Co-owner/Chef Smokey D's

    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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    We are waiting impatiently. Don't make us break out our TEOTWAWKI supplies.

    "never bring paws to a gunfight" - Jenna

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    I arrived at 10:45 am to avoid standing in line outside. You could smell the bacon as soon as I got out of my truck! It was a long walk to the Varied Industries building where the Baconfest was being held.



    Bacon Mini!



    Ahhh, no line!



    Once inside they checked id's. This was very efficient. There were twelve lanes set up.



    To Live Is To Eat

    IMG could turn a conversation about the weather into a mouthwatering food story. - Cidp24

    And always add bacon! - Shad Kirton, Co-owner/Chef Smokey D's

    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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    And once you get your ticket scanned, they give you a ticket to claim a "goody bag".





    They ask you what size shirt you want and hand you a bag with the shirt, some bacon coupons, 4 food tickets and 1 drink ticket.



    Time to grab a beer and head to the nearest FREE BACON!!!

    Farmland had the biggest FREE BACON booth.



    To Live Is To Eat

    IMG could turn a conversation about the weather into a mouthwatering food story. - Cidp24

    And always add bacon! - Shad Kirton, Co-owner/Chef Smokey D's

    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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    Reserved tables. They didn't seem to mind if you sat at any of them.



    Bacon mini golf!



    mmmmmm, Tender Belly. I'll get back to this.

    To Live Is To Eat

    IMG could turn a conversation about the weather into a mouthwatering food story. - Cidp24

    And always add bacon! - Shad Kirton, Co-owner/Chef Smokey D's

    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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    Maytag Dairy Farms
    Maytag Dairy Farms: blue cheese, wheels, wedges, white cheddar, swiss, Iowa



    Soft Pretzel with cheddar & bleu cheese bacon sauce



    Quinton's
    My Business - Home



    Peanut butter jalapeno bacon

    To Live Is To Eat

    IMG could turn a conversation about the weather into a mouthwatering food story. - Cidp24

    And always add bacon! - Shad Kirton, Co-owner/Chef Smokey D's

    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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    As I arrived I noticed there was a bluegrass band playing on the main stage. These guys are great!

    Mr. Baber's Neighbors: The Solar String Band .::Welcome to the Baberhood::.



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    IMG could turn a conversation about the weather into a mouthwatering food story. - Cidp24

    And always add bacon! - Shad Kirton, Co-owner/Chef Smokey D's

    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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    Tursi's Latin King had a booth with their chicken spiedini wrapped in bacon. I should have asked if Bob brought the amogio.

    Tursi's Latin King I Fine Dining Since 1947
    The best Italian restaurant in Iowa.





    Big Fork
    Big Fork Brands | The Original All-Natural Bacon Sausage made with Niman Ranch Nitrate Free Bacon

    These people were very enthusiastic about their product.



    Bacon Sausage. This was incredible!





    I told these people they were Best Of Show.
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    IMG could turn a conversation about the weather into a mouthwatering food story. - Cidp24

    And always add bacon! - Shad Kirton, Co-owner/Chef Smokey D's

    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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    Dammit. I'm hungry again
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    Quote Originally Posted by pgg View Post
    Dammit. I'm hungry again
    I took nearly 90 pics. There are more posts coming

    Be hungry, be very hungry.
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    And always add bacon! - Shad Kirton, Co-owner/Chef Smokey D's

    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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    Chocolate Bacon Bacon Chili!



    Topped with bacon, jalapeno and a mix of milk chocolate and dark chocolate.
    This was bacony chunkalicious! Some of the best chili I have ever consumed!

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    And always add bacon! - Shad Kirton, Co-owner/Chef Smokey D's

    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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    Quote Originally Posted by IMGreat101 View Post
    The people from Iceland were hilarious!
    Iceland is my second favorite country. Has Puffin bacon been perfected yet?

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    https://www.facebook.com/BaconExplosion







    yummmmmm, best sammich of the show.
    To Live Is To Eat

    IMG could turn a conversation about the weather into a mouthwatering food story. - Cidp24

    And always add bacon! - Shad Kirton, Co-owner/Chef Smokey D's

    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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