Why Does Bacon Smell So Darn Good: The Science [Video]

What is it about cooking bacon that makes it smell so good? The Reactions
team puts its nose into everyone’s favorite breakfast food. We teamed up
with the Compound Interest blog to break down the science of that sweet

Turns out there are about 150 volatile organic compounds that contribute to
bacon’s meaty aroma, many of them hydrocarbons and aldehydes, with some
nitrogen-containing compounds thrown in for good measure.

An American Distillery Is Breeding Whiskey-Flavored Pigs

Attention bourbon-loving bacon fans: The Templeton Rye Distillery is trying to make your pork-and-booze-filled dreams come true.

Only in Iowa could you find this.  I think that there needs to be a Nobel Prize for bacon :-)


US bacon prices rise after virus kills baby pigs


One of my heros…

One of my heros…