Saturday, August 30, 2014 – International Bacon Day


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Since 2000, pork lovers around the world have celebrated International Bacon Day on the Saturday before Labor Day; this year, it falls on Aug. 30.

According to Republic of Bacon.com – “This tasty end-of-the-summer holiday was founded in 2000 by a bunch of graduate students in Bedford, MASS. Three students – Alexa Haflord, Seth Rittenhouse and Evan Salim – decided that bacon was so delicious it deserved its own holiday.”

Obviously the best way to celebrate is to eat and drink bacon throughout the day. Salty, smoky, and sweet — bacon is the perfect addition to breakfast, lunch, or dinner

Butternut Squash and Bacon Bloody Mary Recipe

Bacon, Not Stirred

Bacon Shortcakes with Peanut Butter Whipped Cream

Bacon Cocktails for National Bacon Day

Maple Bacon Glazed Munchkins Recipe

Pecan-Bacon Squares a la Mode

Hot Bacon-Blue Cheese Dip

Bacon Bourbon

Bacon Peanut Butter Cookies

Here are some appetizers

Barbecue Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp With Basil Stuffing

Bacon-Wrapped Filet

Grilled Bacon Potatoes

Bacon-Wrapped Bison Ribeyes

Emerils Kicked-Up B.L.T. Sandwiches with Avocado and Chipotle Mayonnaise

BLT Fried Egg-and-Cheese Sandwich

Southwest BLT Crostini

A BLT Tart

50 Things to Make with Bacon

Brown Sugar Bacon Brussels Sprouts

Bacon and Zucchini Quiche

Bacon-Cheddar Grits

Bacon, Egg, and Cheese Sandwich, New York City Deli-Style

Broccoli Chowder with Corn and Bacon

Bacon-Wrapped Asparagus Bundles with Spicy Dipping Sauce

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Mayor - City of Oakley, Data Center Manager of Mainframe Operations and Optimization – USS-POSCO INDUSTRIES, Co-Founder and Board Member - Friends of Oakley A Community Foundation, Advisory Board – Opportunity Junction, Commissioner - Contra Costa Transportation Authority, Board Member - Tri Delta Transit and Transplan
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