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…

Alert! Bacon catastrophe

Listen up, people. This is serious. The drought may have messed with your yard and killed your pansies, but now there is a much more severe consequence. Agricultural experts are predicting a bacon shortage. This, of course, will have a profound impact on one of the nation’s premiere pork events, Bacon Wednesday at the Community…

Bacon Wednesday: Bacon Crumble Apple Pie

Ta da! Here, as Jon Stewart says, is your moment of zen. Bacon Crumble Apple Pie. Oh, and there’s cheese in there, too. You will want to make this pie because it’s easy and because it will amaze your friends. We snatched this recipe off of Yummly and changed the apples from Golden Delicious (yuk)…

Bacon Wednesday: Peanut butter, bacon and apple sandwiches

Sometimes Bacon Wednesday is a huge production, and sometimes the Chicks have to squeeze it in among other duties, like actual work. Today was one of those days.  Chick One had an 8 a.m. meeting at the Center for Nonprofit Management and a 1 p.m. training session at the Office of Emergency Management. Chick Two…

Bacon Wednesday: Peanut butter, bacon and apple sandwiches

Sometimes Bacon Wednesday is a huge production, and sometimes the Chicks have to squeeze it in among other duties, like actual work. Today was one of those days.  Chick One had an 8 a.m. meeting at the Center for Nonprofit Management and a 1 p.m. training session at the Office of Emergency Management. Chick Two…

Bacon Wednesday: So nice we’ve eaten it twice

By far, the most popular Bacon Wednesday item consumed at CRC World Headquarters has been the Spiced Bacon Twists, originally served at the Tuck U Inn at Glick Mansion in Atchison, Kansas. So for this Bacon Wednesday, we made them again. There is no possible way you can eat just one of these. And, of…

Bacon Wednesday: Bacon, egg (and cheese) sandwiches

It is Bacon Wednesday once again at CRC World Headquarters and today the three chicks enjoyed the classic bacon, egg and cheese sandwich. However, we couldn’t help but notice that we all fixed them a different way. I go with what I think of as the classic: Buttered toast, three strips of bacon, fried egg…