Does anyone NOT like bacon?

Discussion in 'Food & Drink Forum' started by alchemystical, Aug 29, 2017.

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  1. Mighty fine swine, tastes so divine

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  2. When pigs fly I shall dine but until then no (but please tell us why)

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  3. I don't care, I wear "Bacon For Men"

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  4. I like bacon

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  5. I don't like bacon

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  6. I like bacon but have gone veggie :(

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  1. alchemystical

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    Really? Like for real? Aside from those with religious obligations that prevent them from experiencing the joys of a bacon sandwich how do the rest of y'all feel about the humble pig and the myriad of food products it gifts us with?
     
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    Bacon is one of the finest foods known to man. Especially between two slices of bread with some brown sauce!
     
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    Red for bacon, brown for sausage.
    Or bacon and beetroot sandwich to take it to the next level! Bacon is awesome!
     
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    I can imagine quite a lot will not like bacon.

    Personally I love it, but some are not allowed to eat it.
     
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    That's a personal choice though. Daft choice imo.
     
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    Bacon is one of my five a day.
     
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    People do not eat bacon for religious reasons. But they still may like the taste
     
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    Red? On bacon?! Get out.

    Also love bacon but hate that cheap pink stuff that sheds about pint of water during cooking.
     
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    Is that like a paradox or something? "For there is naught as sweet as forbidden swine" quoth the bard.

    Anyway, the thread isn't about those who are exempting themselves from porcine pleasure for reasons of scripture as that hog has been skinned many a time, its about two categories of people:

    1) People who enjoy bacon.

    2) People who are free to dine on swine and yet choose not to.
     
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    Love bacon but three circumstances, mostly in hotels, where I will pass

    (1) Self Service breakfast in some English hotels when the bacon is dumped in a tray and the fat is undercooked and white

    (2) Self Service breakfast in some American and European hotels that serve the overcooked hard (not crispy just tough) and curled up streaky bacon rashers

    (3) Where you get the little white bones in bacon rashers - turns me right off

    Cheers,

    Nigel
     
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    Could the one person that voted no actually share their reasons why?
     
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    I can take it or leave it to be honest. I prefer my own cooked bacon, as I like it almost to a crisp. I find nothing worse than undercooked bacon with floppy fat on it. Which is generally how it comes.
     
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    They've been evicted
     
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    I'm probably the second!

    I don't actively dislike bacon but for me it's something to have once in a blue moon and there is many a time I've turned down a bacon sandwich.

    I think I'm too picky about the bacon, has to be thick cut, unsmoked & not over done.
     
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    Mayo or HP Brown sauce for me on seeded brown.

    If more was to become a vegan I think could live without it, but cheese is another matter
     
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    Eeek!!!
     
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    I'm obviously kidding
     
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    Hovers over the report button....
     
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    Defintely unsmoked and dry cured, also out of interest what do you eat your bacon on?

    Baps, tea cake, roll? What's the regional name around your parts?
     
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    Cobs, love a bacon cob with a fried egg and brown sauce [emoji7]
     
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    Bacon is fantastic, favourites are:-

    Hot bacon in large buttered white Scotch roll with brown sauce or

    Cold in large Scotch roll with tomatoes and mayonaise

    Both fantastic although would prefer the hot with brown every time.
     
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    Thank you for stepping up and sharing your reasons for selecting no as I believe hitting and running on a poll reeks of cowardice and is a sure sign of bacon deficiency if ever I saw one.

    I do agree with you about the finer points of cooking it though, too many people literally make a pigs ear out of it and I personally find their offerings sacrilegious to the delicious swine based treats one who actually knows how cook properly can whip up.


    Here's a tip for y'all:

    Perfect no clean up bacon

    Take your slices of pig and place then on an oven dish
    Insert into cold oven (gasp!)
    Turn heat to 200
    Set time to 20 minutes
    Prepare a cuppa in the interim and get yourself ready for some excellence

    You may have to fiddle with the settings for a bit till you find the sweet spot of heat/time on your oven but this produces wonderfully crisp yet not brittle or charred bacon which is really easy to clean up after too. Serve in a toasted brown bun with crisp sliced lettuce and thinly sliced tomatoes along with jalapenos and you're good to go.
     
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    I had bacon and eggs from the BBQ this morning :) Nice lovely trimmed bacon. I can’t stand the rubbery fat though, so if it is like that it has to be well done. Also don’t like streaky bacon that is over cooked, not too hard and not too soft.

    Bacon is lovely. Especially on brown toasted granary bread, with real butter and the hot bacon melting it. Then on the other side some guacamole’s and a little dap of salsa......

    Failing that, a fresh warm baguette with streaky bacon and curried ketchup.
     
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    Even pigs like it.
     
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    Can't beat bacon, had a lovely toasted egg and bacon sandwich today, also had a sausage and bacon roll from greggs as well today. Not to fussy about the quality either, bacon is bacon to me. Lean, stringy, fatty it dont matter to me. Annoyed me a while back when in a overpriced cafe in the city, the cook cut of the fat, that's the best part of it:(.

    Pork chops, sausages, love all parts of the swine except the trotter. Can't beat a nice Gannon steak either,pork belly nice and fatty:clap:. Had some pig tail with rice and peas the other week and went down a treat.

    Hate people who go on about how bad it is for you ,while they are puffing on a fag and have a special brew in the other.
     
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    I love my bacon sarnies, 2 rounds of toast with melted butter, brown sauce spread over one slice, chunky coleslaw on the other with 2 slices of thick cut unsmoked bacon in the middle.........think I might have one for supper now :D
     
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    One (or two) Bacon, Egg and Cheese Toasted Panini is a regular treat. Gammon Steak and cheese in a Ciabatta is also a bit tasty.
     
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    No they've not ;)
     
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    So was that you that voted no then?
     
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    Yep, I was the first. I've never tried bacon in my life is the reason so don't know what I'm missing out on
     

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