Oh, is nothing sacred? Evidently not: in the aftermath of bacon chocolate and bacon gumballs, Jones Soda company have now released a limited run of bacon flavored soda. For $9.95, you can purchase a gift pack of two bottles of soda with bacon popcorn and bacon gravy. Fine swine! Right?
It’s breakfast time! Ready to sit down to a plate of satisfying bacon and eggs flavoured Roe? Well, perhaps that’s what your palette can believe it’s doing when savoring California Cavier Company’s newest addition to their expanding line of infused caviar.
The foodie mania over bacon is nothing new. We’ve seen bacon popcorn, bacon chocolate, bacon doughnuts, even bacon-topped cupcakes. But Tara Simon (aka The Bacon Vixen) has taken the craze to a whole new level of sinful indulgence over at her Los Angeles-based outfit, The Sticky Pig. Her product? Candied bacon: truffle-sized mouthfuls of sweet and salty deliciousness that come in flavors like orange ginger, maple cinnamon, coconut curry lime, and apple pecan dulce de leche. Drooling yet?
Chocolate chip pancakes, bacon, and syrup: the perfect lazy weekend breakfast. The combination of creamy morsels of sweet chocolate mixed with salty, fatty bacon topped off with sticky syrup is seriously outrageous and surprisingly addictive. And now, thanks to the cheeky folks at Vosges Haut Chocolat, you can indulge in this scrumptious delight all week long.
Bring on the trumpets! Bacon Gumballs are here. Each tin contains twenty-two bacon flavored gumballs. With the weird taste of smoked pork in your mouth, you can now make piggy bubbles and give greasier kisses. Ready for this culinary adventure?
You know, a lot of people look at a latticed sheet of bacon with ground pork rolled up inside of it as an unnecessarily extreme indulgence, sure to cause an instantaneous heart attack, but I look at that slab of protein and fat as — I’ll say it — health food. Ok, bear with me, please. I just read the book Good Calories, Bad Calories: Fats, Carbs, and the Controversial Science of Diet and Health by Gary Taubes. I know it sounds like a crazy fad diet book due to its unfortunate title, but it’s actually an obsessively researched tome that documents the history of the nutrition debates between doctors and scientists, and how the ‘fat is bad’ hypothesis won out more for political reasons than for hard scientific and medical reasons. Citing dozens of studies and dissenting researchers from the past century of medicine as well as describing clearly the physiology and science behind their claims, Taubes asserts that the increased consumption of refined carbohydrates such as bleached white flour and high fructose corn syrup are the real culprits behind the epidemic of obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and even cancer.
It’s a fight: Mr Bacon vs Mr Tofu. Who will remain at the top of the foodchain? If you’re a toy freak, this will go nicely on the desk alongside your Berbrick, Kaws and Macbook Pro. Yup, it’s never too early to start planning Christmas gifts.
You’ve always dreamed of a professional chef to make you brekkie in the morning, but the ultimate breakfast machine is just as good. Knowing how to multi-task like a cooking ninja, this ‘breakfast center’ cooks up-and brews-all your favourite breakfast items simultaneously. You know what that means? That means the kitchen sink is no longer jam packed with dirty pots and pans after a Sunday morning cook-up.
Of course a cheeseburger this bizarre had to come from Japan! Burger King has been selling the Premium Kuro Burger – ‘kuro’ meaning ‘black’ – since 2012. Its bamboo charcoal-colored bun and squid ink ketchup has been a hit with the customers, prompting the company to release the Kuro Ninja, the same burger but with a slice of bacon for a tongue, last year.
We all know by now that eating too many fried foods will eventually catch up to us. So what’s the next best thing? Deep-fried fitness! Hilarious copywriter Claire Wyckoff has created a series of delicious foods that start off incredibly healthy, but end up a little backwards thanks to some rather hearty frying techniques.
Separating the yolk from the egg white is such a boar! Good thing there’s the YolkPig from Tel aviv-based design firm Peleg Design! A cousin of the YolkFish, the YolkPig also sucks egg yolks in a clean and efficient manner.
Thanks to Pop Chart Lab’s massive Charted Connections of Rock chart, which maps out the links between 727 artists — and over 500 bands — and denotes degrees of separation across musical genres and generations, we now suspect Eric Clapton is the Kevin Bacon of music. It’s just so mindbogglingly good.
‘We’re gonna escape this dang truck or die trying!’ said the brave pig to his fellow inmates as they made their way to a slaughter house in Foshan, China. These images were captured by a keen-eyed driver who was driving right behind the moving pig transport. It shows a daring pig attempting to, as Mirror puts it, ‘save his bacon’.
Throw out those dirty ol’ ceramic bowls you’ve been using for the past number of years. You deserve better. It’s time to feast like a king – or better yet, like his Supreme Highness, the Maharajah of Pankot – with this this Monkey Brains Bowl from Firebox!