In many respects, 2008 was a rough year, but let's not forget that there were some great things that came out it — namely, the rise of bacon. Along with its brother, pork belly, we declared bacon to be one of the trendiest ingredients of the year. Hopefully, its distinct smoky flavor and marbled, chewy-crispy texture will make it a timeless classic. But even bacon has its limits, as you'll find out when you read on.
Biggest Headline of 2008: Year of Bacon