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I Love Bacon!

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In I Love Bacon, Jayne Rockmill presents more than 50 bacon-themed recipes from some of America's hottest chefs--from Cat Cora to Rick Tramonto, Ming Tsai, Jasper White, Andy Husbands and Joe Yonan, Pichet Ong, Bradford Thompson, John Besh, and many others--along with mouthwatering photography. With instructions on how to make bacon from scratch and how to feature bacon in ...more
Hardcover, 144 pages
Published October 26th 2010 by Andrews McMeel Publishing
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Gail Cooke
Nov 11, 2010 Gail Cooke rated it it was amazing
If you're enjoying bacon only as a partner for your breakfast eggs or to build a noontime BLT, take a look at I LOVE BACON. This yummily illustrated cookbook is not only a tribute to those delicious crispy strips but a chronicle of bacon's versatility with over 50 favorite recipes from acclaimed chefs. The variety is amazing and mouth-watering - everything from brunch dishes to entrees to soups to salads to cocktails to desserts, yes desserts!

For instance, Chef Bill McDaniel in New York City off
Aug 30, 2012 Tonya rated it it was amazing
LOVE this book. The only problem is that I now want to make every single recipe in it - including the "make-your-own-bacon-from-scratch" recipes. I'm especially excited to make the bacon desserts.
Alexandra Wesson
Feb 25, 2013 Alexandra Wesson rated it it was amazing
I borrowed this book from the library; and this evening I made the 'Bluefish with corn, avocado and bacon salad' on page 69. I made a few alterations in the recipe for convenience sake (a different fish, canned corn, etc.)- nonetheless the dish was phenomenal. The juxtaposition of flavours is brilliant. I plan to purchase my own copy of the book asap, and I hope that Ms. Rockmill plans to write many more cookbooks, preferably in the immediate future.
Nick Stengel
Dec 12, 2015 Nick Stengel rated it it was amazing
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I thought this would be a fanciful and silly book, but the recipes collected are very serious and some of them are quite difficult! Deep frying a poached egg that has been wrapped in a weave of bacon to serve atop red wine braised lentils, for example. Deep frying an egg (or anything that wet) has a high rate of failure in a professional kitchen! Plus, they have one of my favorite recipes from my old boss Bob Kinkead. But it for casual reading...make a lot of the recipes.
Sep 22, 2015 Emily rated it liked it
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Because it's bacon! I was just going to look at it for a laugh and then put it in the shop, but some of the recipes actually look really good. They aren't all bacon heavy but use it as a good balance for the other ingredients. I'm looking forward to trying some of the recipes.
Jason Payne
Jan 02, 2012 Jason Payne rated it it was amazing
This is a book about bacon being awesome. So it's kind of obvious. I really like the conclusion where the author concedes that bacon is awesome, and so is bacon. BACON
Kerry Fine
Sep 01, 2012 Kerry Fine rated it really liked it
I don't normally read cookbooks cover-to-cover, but this one kept me turning the pages. My sister brought it home from the library, and I think I hate her for it:)
Feb 15, 2011 Erin rated it it was amazing
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I flipped through this at the libray and am adding it because I need to remember to buy it. AMAZING bacon cookbook!
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Barely any photos. Half the joy is eating with my eyes.
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recipes are submitted by well-known, accomplished chefs. great food po*n and fairly creative.
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Jayne Rockmill is a New Yorker who loves to cook and entertain. A portion of the proceeds from I Love Bacon will be donated to two of her favorite charities: Food Bank and Share Our Strength."
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