Download Bacon: A Love Story - A Salty Survey of Everybody's Favorite by Heather Lauer PDF

By Heather Lauer

ISBN-10: 0061875619

ISBN-13: 9780061875618

“[A] paean to pork.”

Boston Herald


A love letter to the “best meat ever,” Bacon, by unabashed bacon fanatic Heather Lauer, is a wondrous selection of bacon bits—filled with enjoyable proof, recipes, historical past, and smoked porcine worship. The Memphis advertisement Appeal says, “If you may make it to the tip of this booklet with no yearning only a style of the savory stuff, then you’re most likely the world’s most powerful vegetarian.” Adoring, exciting, and informative—sizzling with Lauer’s infectious ardour for her mouthwatering subject—Bacon is the following smartest thing to bacon wrapped in bacon.

Show description

Read Online or Download Bacon: A Love Story - A Salty Survey of Everybody's Favorite Meat PDF

Similar cooking by ingredient books

Man Bites Dog

Whilst devil, a territorial Doberman pinscher, lands up useless, Steven, a tender mailman, turns beginner detective with the intention to transparent his identify during this comedian secret novel. dealing with 20-something, post-college angst, he fumbles his means via his past love and his first profession with the aid of his homicide She Wrote–addicted ally, Gina.

Deep Dark Chocolate

Darkish chocolate fans will fall head over heels for every of the greater than 60 indulgent recipes in Deep darkish Chocolate. daily treats contain Black Magic Chocolate coffee Cookies and Crunchy Nut Bittersweet Caramel Bars, whereas fancy delights like Papa Haydn's Chocolate Gateau and Little Chocolate Cheesecake with Mocha Affogato supply up impossible to resist decadence.

A touch of tropical spice: from chili crab to laksa: 75 easy-to prepare dishes from monsoon Asia

Unabashedly Asian with no being conventional, a slightly of Tropical Spice displays the interesting combination of peoples and cultures of Southeast Asia and the way that is affecting their respective cuisines. this contemporary, clean method of Asian cooking is favourite around the globe today—honest nutrients that's effortless to place jointly, fit and assured to delight.

One pan, two plates: More than 70 complete weeknight meals for two

One pan + clean elements = dinner for 2! With an emphasis on lowering prep time and the standard sinkful of dishes, cooking teacher Carla Snyder serves up the perfect couple's advisor to basic, entire, and actually scrumptious meals—imagine Balsamic Braised bird Thighs with Figs and Creamy Polenta or Thyme-Rubbed Salmon with Shallots and Caramelized Cauliflower "Risotto"—that will be made in a single skillet, in lower than 60 mins.

Additional resources for Bacon: A Love Story - A Salty Survey of Everybody's Favorite Meat

Sample text

The story goes that Joe Gans, the first African-American boxer to win a world title, fought in a match with the formidable Oscar “Battling” Nelson in Nevada. Joe was the favorite in this championship fight for the lightweight title, and the Reno Evening Gazette reported on the event by tugging at readers’ heartstrings. The following telegram Gans received from his mother was read by announcer Larry Sullivan: “Joe, the eyes of the world are on you. Everybody says you ought to win. ” No doubt mom was proud.

We had fifty sows. We turned a boar out with them in the pasture—some of them had pigs when they came in, some of them had pigs out in a hole in the woods, and some of the pigs were born in a straw pile in the winter. Some froze, some made it. ” Then the hog farming business began to change and when the sows looked like they were about to have babies, Steve would bring them in and put them in pens. That way they got more piglets out of the sow and had more to sell. But just when the Wesleys thought they had things figured out, the hog farming business changed yet again.

A lot of diseases can now be dealt with genetically, allowing the use of minimal antibiotics. According to Wesley, “We will give an injection to a pig that is sick, but that pig has to go for a certain amount of time without antibiotics or we won’t be able to sell it. And now most of our vaccines are in the water. ” The adjustments to the gene pool over time have made things more efficient for today’s hog farmers. Whereas before it took five pounds of feed to produce one pound of pork, thanks to genetics now the ratio is two to one.

Download PDF sample

Bacon: A Love Story - A Salty Survey of Everybody's Favorite Meat by Heather Lauer

by Anthony

Rated 4.00 of 5 – based on 20 votes