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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    Project much? :eek:
    The very fact that I had to place a proviso on my thread about my statement of intent shows you how crazy the world we live in is as one has to tiptoe around something as simple as the appreciation of a food item for the fear of offending but I see your pro troll anti bacon discussion agenda so please cease and desist. There are many other threads here, go and attempt to be controversial elsewhere chum or better yet just be a decent human being :hiya:

    Ain't that the truth.

    *holds rashers aloft*
    *sings "we shall overcome"*
     
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    Bacon and eggs - one of the true culinary perfect matchings.

    Gotta be brown for me.

    The Warburton's sandwich thins are good for a bacon sarnie on its own as sometimes a bread roll can be a bit too bready.

    An observation - Scots say 'roll and bacon' whereas English say 'bacon roll'. Technically the former is the 'correct' terminology - in the completely unbiased opinion of a Scot [emoji4]

    Grill of fry? That is the question...
     
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    Fry in lard!!!!! mm mm mmmmmmmmmmmmmm
     
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    I was all for the frying game until I discovered the oven method I linked way back, it works perfectly once you get the timing/temp sorted and creates the ultimate swine laden flavour delivery method for me with minimal clean up to boot.
     
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    Ah ... but there's no compare to grilling on tinfoil in the quick and easy stakes - just chuck the foil in the bin when done and hope that you haven't set off every smoke alarm in the street!
     
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    Placed between baking trays in the oven for 15 mins
     
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    And by the way ... before anybody even thinks about trying to claim coffee - I'll tell you right now, just behave yourselves - tea all the way!
     
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    Definitely grill, but not in an electric oven....If only an electric oven is available then it is fry please :)
     
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    What do people think of American style crispy bacon?
    Personally I don't like it.
     
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    Hate it...too artificial, lack of flavour, chewy....Just no and too processed....
     
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    Is there a difference? I wasn't even aware that bacon was region locked like that?
     
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    No flaming over preferred cooking method guys :D (I'll get me coat)
     
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    Not just a London thing, I was brought up on red or brown sauce. It's only more recently that I've started to use the word ketchup, and it never feels right saying it.
     
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    ***, some people... oven? grill? 15 minutes??? it's not called a fry up for nothing! a few mins in a very hot pan is all it takes (this method only for those in the household who wear the trousers (so to speak) ... get the oh to clean the spatter from the hob afterwards).
     
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    Of course there is a difference. American style crispy bacon is always streaky bacon that is cooked until it is dry, hard & crunchy, like eating meat crisps.
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    Our bacon is still nice & moist
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    another abomination from the cultural wasteland that is the US of A.
     
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    I'll give that Yankee stuff a miss and stick to the usual, thanks.
     
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    I love bacon, but the Canadians made me realise that there are limits to love

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    Got to be brown sauce, tomato sauce is for children and the ladies...

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    Thats taking the whole land of maple syrup and bacon vibe too far man! They should exercise some of that quaint british restraint.

    Speaking of HP sauce am I the only one that has noticed a difference in its taste these days?
     
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    You say that but Hawksmoor, puveyors of british produce, did do maple and bacon donuts as one of their desert options
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    Rikes! And thus we see there is nothing in the world more helpless and irresponsible and depraved than a man in the depths of an bacon binge. And I knew we'd get into that rotten stuff pretty soon...
     
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    Can't say I have but it was bought over by Heinz a few years ago. On a side note while I don't go along with the 'it's gotta be Heinz' for tomato ketchup - it's definitely got to be HP for brown which has a quality like no other.
     
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    Bacon and egg sandwich. Tomato sauce of course. Deeeeelicious.

    I usually prefer the better bacon, but Asda do a pack of bacon at 99p. We expected it to be crap, but it's one of the nicest tasting bacon we've had and not that much water coming out either.

    You can't beat farmer's market bacon, but it costs a fortune.
     
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    One thing I will say is that along with apple skin it's the worst thing around for getting stuck between your gnashers and a toothpick won't do - I usually have to floss to get the worst bits out. Though that might say more about the state of my teeth than anything else.
     
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    Making a stand alone bacon sarnie I prefer to grill it as I can control how crispy it comes out. Much cleaner and minimal clean-up afterwards compared to the pan.
     
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    One of the worst feelings known to man - bacon cooked to perfection, crusty white roll at the ready - look in the larder/fridge for the HP........arrrrggghhhh none left!!!
     
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    I'm pretty certain that if we as a race had to actually manually slaughter and process the meat we ate we'd see a huge upsurge in vegetarianism. That said even in those dark lentil eating days I have no doubt that a bacon sarnie would be the prime reason why folks "broke ranks" to indulge themselves in its epic taste.
     
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    Wth who in their right mind would microwave bacon??!

    Thats actually worse than a person not liking bacon!
     

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