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Bacon Enthusiasts Converge in Iowa for Festival.
ABCNews ^ | DES MOINES, Iowa February 10, 2013 (AP) | By BARBARA RODRIGUEZ Associated Press

Posted on 02/09/2013 9:09:55 PM PST by carriage_hill

The smell of bacon was in the air Saturday as thousands converged on Iowa's capital city for an increasingly popular festival celebrating all things connected with the meat.

Some people wore Viking hats and others walked around with makeshift snouts for the Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival. The annual event featured more than 10,000 pounds of bacon served in unusual ways, such as chocolate-dipped bacon and bacon-flavored cupcakes and gelato.

"I love bacon more than I love my job," said Katie Nordquist, who was dressed in a tuxedo T-shirt that looked like bacon Saturday for her first time at the festival.

(Excerpt) Read more at abcnews.go.com ...


TOPICS: Agriculture; Business/Economy; Food; Society
KEYWORDS: bacon; iowa; porcine; pork; twistandsnout; yum
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B A C O N !

I can smell it wafting in the air! Life doesn't get any better!

If you can't go to the Bacon Festivl, then get some Kitchen & Pantry Staples, online:

Rverything Should Taste Like Bacon...

1 posted on 02/09/2013 9:10:09 PM PST by carriage_hill
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To: carriage_hill

The 8,000 tickets sold out in a few minutes.


2 posted on 02/09/2013 9:11:09 PM PST by HereInTheHeartland (Lawyers have caused thousands of times more destruction to our nation than have guns)
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To: carriage_hill

Are the Muzzies “offended” yet?


3 posted on 02/09/2013 9:15:19 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Now Playing. Obama II - The Revenge of My Father.)
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To: HereInTheHeartland
I've got 50-lbs in 3-lb packs of PA County Bacon and Sausage, in the garage freezers, so I'm thawing-out some today and tonite, for BLTs on Sunday!


4 posted on 02/09/2013 9:17:11 PM PST by carriage_hill (AR-10s & AR-15s Are The 21st Century's Muskets. Free Men Need Not Ask Permission!)
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To: humblegunner; Lazamataz; JoeProBono; TheOldLady; Slings and Arrows; Salamander; Eaker; ...



Bacon Ping!


5 posted on 02/09/2013 9:20:25 PM PST by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Hell, yes! We’re ready for ‘em with piles of sandwiches, surrounded by concertina wire. LOL. I carry mmy Class III AR-15 and Kimber 1911 .45acp, just in case. Bring it muzzie filth!


6 posted on 02/09/2013 9:20:52 PM PST by carriage_hill (AR-10s & AR-15s Are The 21st Century's Muskets. Free Men Need Not Ask Permission!)
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To: shibumi

Smell the love!

7 posted on 02/09/2013 9:24:00 PM PST by carriage_hill (AR-10s & AR-15s Are The 21st Century's Muskets. Free Men Need Not Ask Permission!)
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To: carriage_hill

BBL... something happening down the road...


8 posted on 02/09/2013 9:25:15 PM PST by carriage_hill (AR-10s & AR-15s Are The 21st Century's Muskets. Free Men Need Not Ask Permission!)
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To: carriage_hill
I like bacon with my dog:


9 posted on 02/09/2013 9:27:07 PM PST by Slyfox (The key to Marxism is medicine - Vladimir Lenin)
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To: carriage_hill; a fool in paradise; Slings and Arrows

10 posted on 02/09/2013 9:31:50 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: carriage_hill
BACON...how do I love thee...
food of the gods.
11 posted on 02/09/2013 9:32:54 PM PST by Conservative4Ever (I'm going Galt)
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To: Revolting cat!

Why?


12 posted on 02/09/2013 9:44:47 PM PST by aliquando (A Scout is T, L, H, F, C, K, O, C, T, B, C, and R.)
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To: Revolting cat!

That would be self abuse!


13 posted on 02/09/2013 9:50:29 PM PST by Dawggie
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To: Dawggie

That would start a riot there in Iowa.


14 posted on 02/09/2013 9:51:59 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: Revolting cat!

KILL THE HERETIC!


15 posted on 02/09/2013 10:41:30 PM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Larry Lucido; 50mm

I find myself remiss in that I did not include you on my original ping to this thread..

So Ping It Be.


16 posted on 02/09/2013 10:47:58 PM PST by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: Revolting cat!

Photo of this year’s Bacon Queen...wearing a dress made of...yes, BACON!

http://ktla.com/2013/02/09/baconfest-2013-features-dress-made-entirely-of-bacon/#axzz2KTaZgQyE


17 posted on 02/09/2013 10:53:41 PM PST by garandgal
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To: carriage_hill

If there are any plans for building a mosque in the area, I certainly hope someone “planted” some bacon on the property...(it would be worth the sacrifice.)


18 posted on 02/09/2013 11:05:43 PM PST by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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To: Revolting cat!

Meat free bacon? that is just sick


19 posted on 02/09/2013 11:16:55 PM PST by Figment
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To: garandgal

Have got to control myself. Any comment regarding that pic would get me banned


20 posted on 02/09/2013 11:20:57 PM PST by Figment
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