Monday, October 24, 2011

What is random about bacon?

What is Bacon ?

Bacon is a cured meat prepared from a pig. It is first cured using large quantities of salt, either in a brine or in a dry packing; the result is fresh bacon (also known as green bacon). Fresh bacon may then be further dried for weeks or months in cold air, boiled, or smoked. Fresh and dried bacon must be cooked before eating. Boiled bacon is ready to eat, as is some smoked bacon, but may be cooked further before eating.
Bacon is prepared from several different cuts of meat. It is usually made from side and back cuts of pork, except in the United States, where it is almost always prepared from pork belly (typically referred to as "streaky", "fatty", or "American style" outside of the US and Canada). The side cut has more meat and less fat than the belly. Bacon may be prepared from either of two distinct back cuts: fatback, which is almost pure fat, and pork loin, which is very lean. Bacon-cured pork loin is known as back bacon.
Bacon may be eaten smoked, boiled, fried, baked, or grilled, or used as a minor ingredient to flavor dishes. Bacon is also used for barding andlarding roasts, especially game, e.g. venison, pheasant. The word is derived from the Old High German bacho, meaning "buttock", "ham" or "side of bacon", and cognate with the Old French bacon.

Bacon Kevin
bacon kevin :

Kevin Norwood Bacon[1] (born July 8, 1958) is an American film and theater actor whose notable roles include Animal HouseDinerFootlooseFlatliners,Wild ThingsA Few Good MenJFKApollo 13Mystic RiverThe WoodsmanTrappedFriday the 13thHollow ManTremorsDeath Sentence,Frost/NixonCrazy, Stupid, Love. and X-Men: First Class.
Bacon has won Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Awards, was nominated for an Emmy Award,[2] and was named by The Guardian as one of the best actors never to have received an Academy Award nomination.[3]
In 2003, Bacon received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.[2]

bacon recipes :

Bacon and Chicken Dumplings

This is a delicious and very easy recipe to make. It’s the perfect comfort food and is wonderful on cold nights. It makes a big batch so you’ll have tasty leftovers.

Ingredients -
6 Slices Bacon 
6 Large Potatoes, peeled and diced 
2 Onions, diced 
8 Chicken Breast Halves, skinless, boneless , diced 
6 Cups Chicken Broth 
2 Teaspoons Poultry Seasoning 
Salt and Fresh Ground Black Pepper, to taste 
2 Can Whole Kernel Corn, (15.25 ounce), drained and rinsed 
6 Cups Half-and-Half 
3 Cups Biscuit Mix 
2 Cups Whole Milk

1. Place the bacon in a large, deep skillet.

2. Cook over medium high heat until it is evenly brown.

3. Drain, crumble and set aside.

4. Reserve the bacon drippings in the skillet.

5. Add the potatoes, chicken and onion to the bacon drippings and cook for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.

6. Pour in the chicken broth.

7. Season with the salt, fresh ground black pepper and poultry seasoning.

8. Stir in the corn, and simmer for 15 minutes.

9. Pour in the half-and-half and bring the mixture to a boil.

10. Add the crumbled bacon.

11. Combine the biscuit mix with the whole milk in a medium bowl and mix well.

12. Drop tablespoon sizes of dough into the boiling mixture.

13. Reduce the heat and simmer for 10 minutes uncovered, then another 10 minutes covered.

14. Serve immediately.

bacon davis :
The Davis–Bacon Act of 1931 is a United States federal law which established the requirement for paying prevailing wages on public worksprojects. All federal government construction contracts, and most contracts for federally assisted construction over $2,000, must include provisions for paying workers on-site no less than the locally prevailing wages and benefits paid on similar projects.
The act is named after its sponsors, James J. Davis, a Senator from Pennsylvania and a former Secretary of Labor under three presidents, andRepresentative Robert L. Bacon of Long IslandNew York. The Davis-Bacon act was passed by Congress and signed into law by PresidentHerbert Hoover on March 3, 1931.

Bacon Francis : 
Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount St Albans,[1] KC (22 January 1561 – 9 April 1626) was an English philosopher, statesman, scientist, lawyer, jurist, author and pioneer of the scientific method. He served both as Attorney General and Lord Chancellor of England. Although his political career ended in disgrace, he remained extremely influential through his works, especially as philosophical advocate and practitioner of the scientific method during the scientific revolution.

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