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Are You Over the Bacon Craze?

Back in 2008, we dubbed bacon the trendiest ingredient of the year. Since then, it seems the culinary world has gone bananas for bacon. There's bacon ice cream, bacon-flavored mayonnaise, even bacon bookmarks! However, yesterday in an article entitled The Bacon Backlash, the Wall Street Journal declared that it's time everyone moved beyond bacon. While I have to agree that it's become a little too prevalent on restaurant menus, when it comes to home cooking, I still believe everything tastes better with bacon — from guacamole to salad dressing. How do you feel about bacon?

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danakscully64 danakscully64 5 years
Bacon is OVERRATED. Yep, I said it.
bsanf3 bsanf3 5 years
I love bacon, but was never into putting bacon with everything.
amber512 amber512 5 years
Been over it since day one. Bacon is disgusting!
ELLEHUDSON ELLEHUDSON 5 years
How do you "get over" bacon? I'm pretty sure bacon has been the sh*t since it was born.
AmberHoney AmberHoney 5 years
Are you serious? I'll never be over bacon. Let's ditch the so called turkey bacon that has nothing to do with bacon at all - it's a fraud!
Spectra Spectra 5 years
I was never obsessed with it...I just used it in my normal recipes like I always have. It's good, but I don't go out of my way to make bacon EVERYTHING.
ngocnguyen ngocnguyen 5 years
Never!!! I love bacon :) always save the grease haha
Lovely_1 Lovely_1 5 years
not a bacon fan @ all...sorry but i jsut think it's nasty!!! i like the smell tho...
chiefdishwasher chiefdishwasher 5 years
Those 4 slabs in the photo might last a week en mi casa!!!!!!!!........bacon infused corn kernals was new on my plate last week!!!!!!
tarabara1229 tarabara1229 5 years
Oh oops, I didn't refresh! There you are fuzzles!
tarabara1229 tarabara1229 5 years
@DMT23 Ha! I was thinking the same thing- where is fuzzles??? I'll never be over the bacon craze- die hard fan for life!
fuzzles fuzzles 5 years
Ahhhh, bacon. I am over it. I am under it. I am gleefully wrapped around it for all blissful eternity. ;)
Soniabonya Soniabonya 5 years
I've got Pavlov's syndrome. I salivate when I hear the word or even see the word bacon. Granted I haven't had a slice of bacon in.....wow... months, I still can taste the saltiness and the crunch. Yum. Since I haven't participated in the craze, I am not really over it :)
Susannah-Chen Susannah-Chen 5 years
I'm sort of in the middle here. I still love bacon, but I'm over seeing it everywhere. Can't we just enjoy it like we used to a few years ago? Semi-regularly, but not obsessively?
RoaringSilence RoaringSilence 5 years
I never was particularly into it.
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