Does anyone NOT like bacon?

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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. SBT

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    Was always red sauce growing up in London, or if you were posh it was tomato sauce :laugh:
    Ketchup was a word Americans used.
     
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    Round my way it was always "the sauce" as everyone knew what it meant as delegations such as "the hot sauce" or "HP" were self evident.

    The ketchup wave missed me too along with the other strange Americanisms that appear to have floated over here. Hearing shop assistants pipe out an insincere "Have a nice day!" in a brummie accent is quite weird.
     
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    We called it Heinz :p
     
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    Was ketchup in my part of the midlands and have to say I've never even heard of it being considered an americanism.... ok an american person/firm changed the recipe of what was tomato ketchup to not require preservatives but the word ketchup had been used by the British since the late 17th centuary and somewhat evolved from its far eastern fish sauce into what we have today via several itterations.
     
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    The cure is too often overlooked. Dry cure is more expensive by worth it. It's real bacon. Wet/Wiltshire cure which is brined can have the curing artificially accelerated and always leaves that nasty white gunk and a gallon of water in the pan.
     
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    Smoked back bacon for me. Thick white bread, butter and HP brown sauce :love:
     
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    With reference to the bread, it has to be Jackson's White Bloomer

    Not found a better bread yet for sandwiches.

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    Lunch today, nice crusty French stick no ketchup or brown sauce as that impairs the flavour and let the fat soak into the bread a bit before eating:hiya: 20170830_141708.jpg
     
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    Nosir.... now - elsewhere, some fool mentioned mustard (or Satan's seed, as we know it in my house). There's your perversion, right there.... :)

    Thanks for considering my well-being.. Maybe it's a Welsh thing. The Hayes Island Snack Bar, right in the centre of Cardiff does a staggeringly good bacon and egg roll and has those huge sauce dispenser bottles with the plungy-tops. All sorts of coloured sauces for your delight and delectation. Thoroughly recommended if you're in town.

    Ah - the hotel toaster..... Now, that's worth a thread all of its own. How come no two are EVER alike. Even when they have 2 in the same hotel - side by side - with the same settings - totally different results... :(

    Re: international cultural differences (I'm ignoring the USA, because their bacon isn't even bacon, IMO), 4 years ago I was in Sydney and after some unsmoked bacon, couldn't find any in the supermarket and went to a local butcher and got into a debate as he insisted all bacon is smoked; his point being that this is the definition of bacon. I pointed out to him that this might indeed be the case in New South Wales, but back home in "old" South Wales, you can get both....
     
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    Buttered?
     
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    Yes, with butter as it fuses with the bacon fat so well.
     
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    Soft or Crusty roll? Surely a landslide win...

    Buttered crusty white roll, two rashers with crispy fat, brown sauce, cup of tea. The perfect roll and bacon in its purest form. For total indulgence chuck in a fried egg with runny yolk - and repeat! slobber...
     
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    Crusty all day every day, the texture is what its all about!
     
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    Sorry soft for me....Crusty makes too much of a mess :)
     
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    I swing both ways, as long is it is fresh Crusty and Soft.
     
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    I have her number?
     
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    I actually know quite a few vegetarians, And they all love the smell of bacon cooking!
     
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    999 for bacon?
     
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    Even with pancakes and syrup it's still a no
     
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    I'll deflect the inevitable post reports on the basis of self-mocking and a GSOH
     
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    Agreed. And I love bacon with my pancakes :)
     
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    The best bacon sandwich I ever made required specific leftovers, namely a small pork loin that I had the night before or to be more precise ; the crackling. Remember, bacon's flavour comes from the fat, and the crackling acts as a crisp rind flavour boost.

    White bread (thick)
    Butter
    Bacon of choice.
    Finely chop the crackling and sprinkle into the sandwich.
    Enjoy!

    Bacon Sandwich+
     
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    This is very true in my experience too as it is an intoxicating aroma.

    Poll results are very telling as well, I doubt we'd ever find anything else that so large a majority of people agree on at once so thanks to all that have participated thus far.

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    Is this one on your shelf yet?

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    A bacon sarnie is the food of the gods !! , and if anyone happens to be around Whitby then get some from the butchers near the swing bridge , smoked in the kipper house nearby , it is the best bacon you will ever taste !!!
     
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    My sister went veggie for a few years when we were kids living at home. It was one Sunday morning and mother had a load of smoked rashers going under the grill, heavy buttered some cheap white bread. Brought the tray in the room then she cracked and had to have one, no more veggie.

    Not even veggies can resist the smell, even to this day I think that even the most devote vegetarians have a cheeky bacon sarnie in secret!
     
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    I'm just going to leave this here

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    Hate the bloody stuff, suppurating white goo comes out of it and it never tastes like it used to.

    That's why I source pork joints, dry cure them and smoke them myself :devil::devil::devil::devil:
     
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    You had me there for a moment :)
     

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