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Old 08-06-2007, 05:36 PM
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You find a way to suck the fun out of everything, don't you?
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Old 08-06-2007, 05:38 PM
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I would hesitate before applying Bacon Salt to one's hemorrhoids.
Says the man who supports Bacon Salted spiders.

Huh...somebody needs to alert Anthony Bourdain....
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Old 08-06-2007, 08:15 PM
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I was just thinking we could get a bunch of orders together for chowder: send him over 15 packs of Bacon Salt, and let chowder dispense them around to other UK dopers. That'd make one giant pile of overseas shipping, rather than 15 largeish piles. How many UK dopers would want in on that? How many AU/NZ, for that matter?
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Old 08-06-2007, 08:54 PM
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OK- my order came today, just in time for dinner.

I had made corn bread muffins to go with dinner- spread with a little butter and a liberal sprinkling of Bacon Salt- and YUM!!!!
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Old 08-06-2007, 08:55 PM
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Cornbread muffins with Original Bacon Salt in the batter; six muffins total, three left plain, the other three with additional Bacon Salt, one of each kind, sprinkled on top.





bacon

Sorry for the double post- but that was what I did for dinner tonight (cornbread with butter and Bacon Salt)- excellent!!!!
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Old 08-06-2007, 10:32 PM
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Alright. I just found this thread. I'm ordering some. Using it on popcorn sounds too good to resist.
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Old 08-06-2007, 11:11 PM
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I was just thinking we could get a bunch of orders together for chowder: send him over 15 packs of Bacon Salt, and let chowder dispense them around to other UK dopers. That'd make one giant pile of overseas shipping, rather than 15 largeish piles. How many UK dopers would want in on that? How many AU/NZ, for that matter?

Im with fish lets get together and get some bacon salt to our overseas bacon heads
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Old 08-06-2007, 11:54 PM
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The Bacon Salt Trinity arrived today chez Hometownboy and smacking of lips was heard in the land.

Mrs. HTB cooked us a gorgeous ham and cheese omelet with hickory flavored highlights, and it fulfilled expectations.

"These will be great for Christmas" she said, unaware that many Dopers had already come to that conclusion. Great minds, etc.

I can also report that original flavor does wonders for soyburgers, which is good news for me. I will be sharing the story with my Weight Watchers group.
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Old 08-07-2007, 03:41 AM
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My wife puts up with my little foibles. Thank goodness.

She supported my decision to endulge in some BaconSalted goodness, but was resistant to the idea.

Friday night I cooked some Pork Loin Chops, (as I think I mentioned).

"Delicious!" she declared.
"BaconSalt!", I riposted.

The look of mixed annoyance (for being right), horror (that she had eaten the BaconSalt at all) and admiration (for my nicely timed counterattack) was truly soemthing to remember.
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Old 08-07-2007, 04:01 AM
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QUOTE=Fish]I was just thinking we could get a bunch of orders together for chowder: send him over 15 packs of Bacon Salt, and let chowder dispense them around to other UK dopers. That'd make one giant pile of overseas shipping, rather than 15 largeish piles. How many UK dopers would want in on that? How many AU/NZ, for that matter?[/QUOTE]
Now that, my friend, sounds like an excellent idea.

I'm more than willing to spread the word, and the bacon salt, to the deprived Brit. dopers











Thinks to self, If all goes according to plan I can open a Small British Shop

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Old 08-07-2007, 04:17 AM
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My wife puts up with my little foibles. Thank goodness.

She supported my decision to endulge in some BaconSalted goodness, but was resistant to the idea.

Friday night I cooked some Pork Loin Chops, (as I think I mentioned).

"Delicious!" she declared.
"BaconSalt!", I riposted.

The look of mixed annoyance (for being right), horror (that she had eaten the BaconSalt at all) and admiration (for my nicely timed counterattack) was truly soemthing to remember.
Hahaha! Always fun to sneak the pork (flavor) into the wife.
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Old 08-07-2007, 05:41 PM
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Aaaaaaaaaaand another Doper succumbs to the temptations of the (veganly correct) flesh and orders the three-pack!

Waiting......................
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Old 08-07-2007, 05:55 PM
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I checked my bank balance and decided that even though I have some bills to pay I'd go ahead and order a couple 3 packs. I'm tired of having my bacon salt vicariously, soon I will be one of the cool kids.

I got the second 3 pack for a gift.
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Old 08-07-2007, 05:56 PM
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Aaaaaaaaaaand another Doper succumbs to the temptations of the (veganly correct) flesh and orders the three-pack!
According to their blog, the Hickory flavor is vegan; the Original and Peppered are merely vegetarian.
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Old 08-07-2007, 05:59 PM
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I know I'll eventually have to order some... sigh. I do love bacon.
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Old 08-07-2007, 07:22 PM
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Adding Bacon Salt to the breading for Fried Chicken.
Just reporting back on this one: In one word? Mother effing awesome!!

As I said before, I seasoned the (very thin) breast chunks with Hickory Bacon Salt (may the Gods of bacon salt be praised) and then did the standard breading. I was hoping that by stashing the Bacon salt under the breading I could avoid the heat degradation mentioned above. Worked like a charm. The bacon flavor wasn't overpowering, but a perfect background note.

The SO, who was initially skeptical (Heretic! But I have deferred the ritual burning at the stake), loved it.

An admission, I have taken to delivering a shot of Bacon Salt directly into my mouth on occasion as I walk through the kitchen. Anyone else not able to keep their hands off the stuff?
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Old 08-07-2007, 08:51 PM
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How many UK dopers would want in on that? How many AU/NZ, for that matter?
You know they're not connected, right?

This is great, though. A wonderful story about how the internet and a special bacon-flavored something is bringing people together.

I had some of mine on broccoli last night, and it was awesome. I also had some off of my finger, which was nearly as awesome.
Bacon bacon bacon bacon bacon
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Old 08-07-2007, 10:58 PM
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I used the original twice today, once with pasta carbonana, and once with baked chicken. Both are very VERY tasty!
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Old 08-07-2007, 11:25 PM
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According to their blog, the Hickory flavor is vegan; the Original and Peppered are merely vegetarian.
No problem; I'm an omnivore.
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Old 08-07-2007, 11:44 PM
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You know they're not connected, right?
Absolutely but it's got to be cheaper to ship from, f'rinstance, Seattle to Wellington to Sydney than to ship from Seattle to Wellington and Sydney. And the UK people could send their stuff through the post, once it got there. Just sayin'.
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Old 08-08-2007, 12:04 AM
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Popped some BaconSalt in my mashed potato's, and it was the best mashed potato's ever. The glowing nimbus of awesome surrounding the spuds made it hard to eat, but I managed it.

Tomorrow night, I'm panfrying some chicken. I think I'm gonna do the baconsalt trick. That sounds great.

I'm gonna have to order some more, I think.
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Old 08-08-2007, 02:17 AM
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I've tried it on cottage cheese and salad. I can report that both are excellent. Couldn't say which flavor I tried; I just grab whichever is at hand.
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Old 08-08-2007, 03:41 AM
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Absolutely but it's got to be cheaper to ship from, f'rinstance, Seattle to Wellington to Sydney than to ship from Seattle to Wellington and Sydney. And the UK people could send their stuff through the post, once it got there. Just sayin'.
Indeedy, so stop with the procrastination and get with the sending
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Old 08-08-2007, 05:14 AM
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If a UK Doper would be so kind as to agree to send me a carton of Silk Cut cigarettes, I'll be more than happy to send them a 3-pack of Bacon Salt.
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Old 08-08-2007, 06:23 AM
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If a UK Doper would be so kind as to agree to send me a carton of Silk Cut cigarettes, I'll be more than happy to send them a 3-pack of Bacon Salt.
Silk cut ciggies are 40+ for 200, about $80
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Old 08-08-2007, 08:42 AM
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They do send to the UK, right? The website makes it seem so.

I just broke down and ordered the three-pack. What is this world coming to that I'd pay nearly $20 for three little bottles of untried condiment?

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Old 08-08-2007, 09:43 AM
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It's coming to Bacon, and the Bacon Pope shall lead us. Haven't you been paying attention?
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Old 08-08-2007, 12:24 PM
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Silk cut ciggies are 40+ for 200, about $80
10 packs cost that much?
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Old 08-08-2007, 12:57 PM
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Maybe we should have a snack treat exchange thread.
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Old 08-08-2007, 01:13 PM
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At the risk of outing myself as one of the few who does not yet have my threepack...

Someone, please, sprinkle some on half of an avocado, savor with a spoon, and then report back to us.
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Old 08-08-2007, 01:32 PM
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I mentioned that I did this back in post #358, but I forgot to post results.
Bacon and avocado, are there any two flavors that go better together?
It was great. Like eating a bacon & avocado burger sans the beef.
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Old 08-08-2007, 02:45 PM
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10 packs cost that much?
They certainly do mate.

20 ciggies cost around 4.50 unless you buy the cheap crap which is like smoking rolled up toilet paper, used rolled up toilet paper

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Old 08-08-2007, 04:04 PM
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They certainly do mate.

20 ciggies cost around 4.50 unless you buy the cheap crap which is like smoking rolled up toilet paper, used rolled up toilet paper
On par with Canada, I might add.
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Old 08-08-2007, 04:08 PM
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Mine came last week and I've happily been applying it to near everything. While I'm partial to the Original, the little 'en prefers the Hickory. We both agree though that the best thing to put it on is your palm.
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Old 08-08-2007, 05:08 PM
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Er, for eating, right?
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Old 08-08-2007, 06:28 PM
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Family and I were discussing our new bounty and dreaming of tomorrow's breakfast of eggs and bacon salt. One of my children whistfully remarked that it was too bad there wasn't egg salt, so then we could only eat salt for breakfast. I think he's on to something.

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Old 08-09-2007, 12:16 AM
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I don't recall if anyone has yet reported on this, but Bacon Salt chili is truly a wonder. Mrs. HTB made a huge batch, so we will be enjoying the same for some time. She also shared some with her 85-year-old mother, thus turning on another generation to Bacon Salty goodness.
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Old 08-09-2007, 05:26 AM
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They certainly do mate.

20 ciggies cost around 4.50 unless you buy the cheap crap which is like smoking rolled up toilet paper, used rolled up toilet paper
Well, then, does 3 packs of Silk Cuts for a 3 pack of Bacon Salt sound like a fair trade?
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Old 08-09-2007, 05:38 AM
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Family and I were discussing our new bounty and dreaming of tomorrow's breakfast of eggs and bacon salt. One of my children whistfully remarked that it was too bad there wasn't egg salt, so then we could only eat salt for breakfast. I think he's on to something.


That got a chuckle from me.
Has anyone seen Lot's wife?
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Old 08-09-2007, 02:02 PM
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Oh Rapture! My Bacon Salt just arrived!

I test-tasted each flavor by shaking a bit on my palm; the pepper is a bit spicy by itself but I think it would do quite nicely with cooking. Then I went out on my porch, plucked a ripe tomato, and ate it with alternating shakes of each flavor. Definitely an improvement over plain salt. Now I'm thinking about how well it would go with scallops or shrimp, having recently seen a recipe for bacon-wrapped shrimp which cautioned about seeing that the bacon was properly crisped without overcooking the shrimp.
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Old 08-09-2007, 02:11 PM
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I ordered on Saturday, they were on my doorstep Monday. Not sure how this feat was achieved.

At the risk of bringing down the wrath of the heavens on my head...I wasn't very impressed by Bacon Salt Original on (admittedly microwave) popcorn; it gave it a sort of smokey flavor, but I'd hardly describe it as "bacony." Even the smell seems more "smoke" than "bacon."

That said, it's a very pleasant flavor. I'm thinking this will work better on moist foods, but haven't had a chance to try it yet: I haven't had a meal at home in a few days. I don't like cornbread at the best of times, but mashed potatoes and vegetables seem obvious candidates.
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Old 08-10-2007, 06:50 PM
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The hickory flavor absolutely rocks! I thought the pepper flavor was sorta burnt tasting, and the original was kinda meh. The hickory smells like BACON! I tried it on some tomatoes as soon as I opened the box. My dad likes the original best. Hubby will taste test when he gets home.

I've sprinkled it on some chicken legs and wings, and they're going on the grill in a few minutes.

Yay for bacon salt!
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Old 08-11-2007, 12:09 PM
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Bacon Salt arrived at my front door the day before yesterday. Tomorrow I am going to boggette's house and taking steaks and bacon salt with me.

I anticipate much yummage.

I've already opened the bottles. The scent is wonderfully drool-inducing.
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Old 08-11-2007, 11:10 PM
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Day before yesterday and you haven't tried it yet? Obviously not one of the faithful.

I have yet to receive mine.

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Old 08-12-2007, 08:51 PM
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Received mine today. Opened the bottle and smelled it. It smells like bacon bits, not like bacon at all. What a disappointment. I can get bacon bits at the grocery.
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Old 08-12-2007, 11:35 PM
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Received mine today. Opened the bottle and smelled it. It smells like bacon bits, not like bacon at all. What a disappointment. I can get bacon bits at the grocery.
But have you tasted it? (More importantly, have you tasted the Peppered or Hickory varieties?) It's the taste that truly seperates Bacon Salt from the bits.
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Old 08-13-2007, 12:58 AM
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Okay, I finally opened this stupid thread. I've also ordered my bacon salt now (and gone to the kitchen for a salty snack). They apparently charge the same for shipping to Canada as shipping in the U.S., which basically made me decide to buy it!!! (We'll see if UPS cod's me at the door, though).

Eagerly anticipating bacon-flavoured everything. I love bacon, and rarely have it.
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Old 08-13-2007, 11:38 AM
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Okay, I finally opened this stupid thread.
How DARE you! I've never been so insulted in all my life! You're off my holiday card list!

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I've also ordered my bacon salt now...
Aww, you sure know how to work your way back into a guy's heart.
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Old 08-13-2007, 11:41 AM
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Papa Tiger has been thoroughly converted to bacon salty goodness. He took one jar to work after the day he realized that there would be no point in getting a grilled cheese sandwich for lunch without bacon salt to put on it. And we've been sampling it on just about everything. It's excellent on veggies, as has been pointed out, and it's also wonderful on cheesy garlic bread. He's now busy converting all his coworkers to the bacony goodness!
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Old 08-13-2007, 02:21 PM
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How DARE you! I've never been so insulted in all my life! You're off my holiday card list!
Sorry - I meant that in a Homer Simpson way - you know, a "I don't want to be in your stupid club for jerks" kind of way. Hmm, that doesn't sound any better.
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Whew! Crisis averted.
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