The Chicks are back

We apologize. We’ve been away. But we’re back now. See, here’s how it works in the nonprofit world. Everyone goes all out for about 50 weeks a year. And then around the middle of December we’ve just done all we can do. So, barring an emergency, we just take the rest of the year off….

Bacon bar!

This is tremendously exciting.  I am reviewing my options for the Bacon Bar that is part of the Swine Ball this year. If you live in Nashville, you may know that there is a Swan Ball, which is attended by extremely wealthy people and to which hardly anyone, relative to the size of the city,…

Bacon bar!

This is tremendously exciting.  I am reviewing my options for the Bacon Bar that is part of the Swine Ball this year. If you live in Nashville, you may know that there is a Swan Ball, which is attended by extremely wealthy people and to which hardly anyone, relative to the size of the city,…

Bacon Wednesday: Sonic

As some point, even a bacon fanatic runs out of inspiration. We’ve had bacon every way you can think of – bacon sandwiches, bacon pancakes, bacon muffins, bacon quiches and, as Betsy likes to say, Bacon Classic (just bacon). So when inspiration fails, we turn to Sonic. The bacon cheeseburger, please. Sonic always has crisp…

Bacon Wednesday: Sonic

As some point, even a bacon fanatic runs out of inspiration. We’ve had bacon every way you can think of – bacon sandwiches, bacon pancakes, bacon muffins, bacon quiches and, as Betsy likes to say, Bacon Classic (just bacon). So when inspiration fails, we turn to Sonic. The bacon cheeseburger, please. Sonic always has crisp…

Bacon Wednesday: The best way to cook bacon

We have a guest appearance today by Chick One’s alter ego… me!… wearing my other hat as the author of The South in My Mouth. It has come to my attention that many people do not know how to cook bacon. They think a skillet is required. In fact, it is discouraged. Here’s the correct…

I’m dreaming of a bacon Christmas

So, Betsy has thrown down the gauntlet. The holidays are just around the corner and a simple gingerbread house is apparently not nearly enough. She has posted on Facebook a photo of…drum roll!…the bacon house. As if to ask: Catherine, why do we not have a bacon house at CRC World Headquarters? Well, I don’t…