More than 40 million pounds (18,000 metric tons) of pork bellies, the cut used for bacon making, were sitting in refrigerated warehouses as of Sept. 30, according to U.S. government data released Tuesday. That’s the most for the month since 1971. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-10-22/u-s-bacon-pile-is-biggest-in-48-years-but-may-start-to-ebb … [Read more...] about The “Bacon Shortage” is Greatly Exaggerated.
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I went to Kroger tonight and they had Valentine's Day candy out. I get that. We're a month out. But they also had Reese's Peanut Butter Eggs and other Easter candy out. Seriously?! I love Reese's Eggs, but Easter is on April 21st this year (in come the "Easter is late this year" comments). That's 95 days away. THREE MONTHS!!! And notice that the "sale" runs through May … [Read more...] about Seriously, Kroger? Reese’s Peanut Butter Eggs in January?!
According to a McDonald's press release sent out today... Bacon makes everything better, and the only thing better than bacon is McDonald's adding it to three of its widely-loved Classic menu items. That's right bacon aficionados, today McDonald's unveils the Big Mac® Bacon burger, Quarter Pounder® Bacon burger and Cheesy Bacon Fries for a limited time. Just when you thought … [Read more...] about McDonald’s Adds Bacon Big Mac, Bacon Quarter Pounder & Cheesy Bacon Fries
It's National Bacon Day once again, kids! Have you had your Bacon today? If you have a minute, it's a great time to troll certain hashtag hi-jackers. You should read the responses to this Twitter thread. https://twitter.com/briangroce/status/1079437328807018498 And here are a few more #NationalBaconDay related tweets for the fun of … [Read more...] about Happy National Bacon Day 2018! #NationalBaconDay
Do you love Taco Bell's Chili Cheese Burrito yet can't seem to find it on the menu? If so, I've found a site for you. Bookmark chilicheese.org and search for the location of the nearest Chili Cheese Burrito. You're welcome. … [Read more...] about Taco Bell Chili Cheese Burrito Locator
The Naptown Buzz "news desk" receives some interesting press releases. Last week the "Emotional Support Chicken" one from Popeyes came through. This isn't Indy related, so here you go. POPEYES is launching "Emotional Support Chicken" to provide a good-hearted laugh most need to get through stressful holiday air travel. Starting Tuesday, December 18, travelers passing through … [Read more...] about Get Your ‘Emotional Support Chicken’ Carrier From Popeyes
Today is National Whipped Cream Day! Here are some Whipped Cream videos I recorded recently. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ugYLYjTsBAA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k_UUPhqfgU4 It's really easy... Buy Heavy Whipping Cream, Vanilla & Powdered Sugar Whip it good Eat it … [Read more...] about It’s National Whipped Cream Day!
Brian walks into a German restaurant in Indianapolis and asks from some rotkraut to go. The waitress looks at Brian in bewilderment and responds, "You want real kraut?" Brian responds, "No, I want rotkraut. You know, 'red cabbage'?" The waitress responds, "Oh, you want red cabbage. OK." Brian takes his rotkraut, shares it with his oldest son, and ponders why … [Read more...] about Rotkraut? No. Red Cabbage? Yes.
I was up early this morning and hit the Greenwood Farmer's Market in search of some fresh eggs. As I've learned, if you're not there shortly after they open at 8 a.m., you won't be getting any eggs. This lovely dozen will run you $4, and taste delicious over easy, with a helping of free range bacon, and some toast (or in our case today, some Jimmy John's day old bread … [Read more...] about Free Range Bacon & Eggs