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Canadian Doughnut (Hint: It’s Got Bacon)

A Canadian doughnut (or “donut” if you prefer) blends together all the goodness of sweet, savory and juicy flavors we love. Start with an old-fashioned doughnut–regular, glazed or, even better, maple glazed. Chop crisply cooked bacon into bits and cover the doughnut with the bacon. (Is your mouth watering yet?) […]

Bacon Fried Oreos

Bacon fried Oreos combine the best of so many taste sensations: sweet, salty, juicy, crispy and smoky. What more could there be to LOVE? Here’s how to make them at home. Start with a pack of Oreos (we recommend the new thin version), a pound of sliced bacon and some toothpicks. […]

Pastry Puff Bacon Treats

Pastry puff bacon treats are the easiest way to please all your guests the next time you’re serving brunch (or even a late-night snack!). Get a pound of sliced bacon out of your refrigerator–you know you’ve got it stored in case of a bacon emergency. Cook up the bacon in […]

Pancakes with Bacon (Inside!)

Pancakes with bacon are a staple of hearty breakfasts everywhere. Now, you no longer need to rush through one part of breakfast to get to the other: you can have your pancakes (with bacon) and eat them, too. First, cook the bacon–it takes a lot longer to cook, and at […]

Bacon Weave Replaces Bread

The bacon weave is the most delicious way to enjoy a sandwich, and it fits perfectly into a Paleo, Primal or otherwise protein-forward diet. To add a little spice, protein or tastiness to the next sandwich you make, start with a few pieces of bacon. You can weave them into a square […]

Freeze Bacon the Smart Way

Freeze bacon the smart way, so it will be ready when you are. Bacon is at an all-time high in popularity, because everybody knows that bacon is a delicious way to add great taste and protein to any dish. When you’re making pasta, pizza or an omelette, you need a […]

Eggs, Bacon and a Muffin Tin = Love

Eggs, bacon and… where were we? Oh, right–all you need is love, plus eggs and bacon and a muffin tin, for the ideal breakfast or on-the-go snack any day of the week. This is so easy that it doesn’t really qualify as a “recipe.” It’s a bacon hack, plain and simple. […]

Campfire Bacon Beats the **** Out of S’mores

Campfire bacon brings bacon to new heights, and it’s a whole lot more satisfying than marshmallows and graham crackers. When you’re out camping with the guys, do you really want to make something your little sister made to get a badge in melted chocolate? Didn’t think so. All you need […]

Bacon Taco Shell — A Slice of Heaven

A bacon taco shell is a little slice of heaven, with all the goodness you’ve come to expect from man’s favorite food: bacon. Start with some slices of bacon, and weave them with the classic over-and-under moves. Cook on a cookie sheet for 15 minutes at 450 degrees. You’ve got […]

Make Bacon Bowls with a Muffin Tin

Make bacon bowls so easily, you’ll wonder why you didn’t think of this one yourself! Bacon bowls are just about the greatest thing since, well, sliced bacon. You can fill them with chips, salad (if you’re in the mood for healthy food), eggs, even candy. Of course, you can also […]

Hot Dogs Wrapped in Bacon — It’s Called “Bliss”

Hot dogs wrapped in bacon anyone? Why wouldn’t you say “yes” to the most delectable meat combination on Earth? The recipe is simple. Preheat your oven to 350. Have a beer. (That’s optional, of course.) Wrap each hot dog in one to three pieces of bacon. Use toothpicks to attach […]

Microwave Bacon to Crispy Perfection

Microwave bacon the next time you need some crispy goodness in a flash. Start with a (microwave-safe, of course) bowl, turned upside down onto a plate. Lay the bacon over the bowl (it’s okay to criss-cross it). Then heat on high for one minute per slice of bacon. The excess […]

Cook Bacon Without the Mess

Cook bacon without the mess and keep all the flavor. The best part of bacon is its juicy goodness… and what’s the best way to keep all those juices in one place? Here’s the one simple trick for evenly cooked bacon with no oil splatters: cook it in a waffle iron. Just lay […]

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DIY Vacuum Extension with a Paper Towel Tube

A DIY vacuum extension can come in handy when the parts that came with your vacuum just aren’t doing the trick. Let’s say you want to reach all the way under your couch or bed, or behind the t.v., without having to move the furniture around. Usually, most hand-held vacuums […]

Keep Earrings Together with a Button

Keep earrings together when you travel, so you won’t have to rifle through your bag when you’re getting ready for a big event. If you have just bought a luxurious pair of earrings from the Jacobs The Jeweller store then the last thing you will want is to be spending […]

Pack Half in Your Luggage, Half in Your Partner’s

Pack half of what you’re bringing on vacation in your luggage, and the other half in the luggage of your travel partner. And, your partner should do the same: half of his stuff in his bag, half in yours. That way, if one bag gets lost or delayed, it won’t […]

Keep Ice Cream Soft and Ready to Eat

Keep ice cream soft and ready for the whole family to enjoy with one simple trick: a freezer bag. No one likes to wait for ice cream to soften–especially kids! When you bring your favorite frozen confection home from the store, put it in a Ziploc bag before you put it […]

Keep Basil Fresh the Simple Way

Keep basil fresh for up to a week with a simple cup of water. This method is similar to keeping a bouquet of cut flowers fresh. First, trim the stems of the basil with a sharp knife. Then, place the bunch into a glass of water. Cover with a plastic […]

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Freeze Bacon the Smart Way

Freeze bacon the smart way, so it will be ready when you are. Bacon is at an all-time high in popularity, because everybody knows that bacon is a delicious way to add great taste and protein to any dish. When you’re making pasta, pizza or an omelette, you need a […]

Eggs, Bacon and a Muffin Tin = Love

Eggs, bacon and… where were we? Oh, right–all you need is love, plus eggs and bacon and a muffin tin, for the ideal breakfast or on-the-go snack any day of the week. This is so easy that it doesn’t really qualify as a “recipe.” It’s a bacon hack, plain and simple. […]

Bacon Weave Replaces Bread

The bacon weave is the most delicious way to enjoy a sandwich, and it fits perfectly into a Paleo, Primal or otherwise protein-forward diet. To add a little spice, protein or tastiness to the next sandwich you make, start with a few pieces of bacon. You can weave them into a square […]

Microwave Bacon to Crispy Perfection

Microwave bacon the next time you need some crispy goodness in a flash. Start with a (microwave-safe, of course) bowl, turned upside down onto a plate. Lay the bacon over the bowl (it’s okay to criss-cross it). Then heat on high for one minute per slice of bacon. The excess […]

Bacon Taco Shell — A Slice of Heaven

A bacon taco shell is a little slice of heaven, with all the goodness you’ve come to expect from man’s favorite food: bacon. Start with some slices of bacon, and weave them with the classic over-and-under moves. Cook on a cookie sheet for 15 minutes at 450 degrees. You’ve got […]

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Bacon Taco Shell — A Slice of Heaven

A bacon taco shell is a little slice of heaven, with all the goodness you’ve come to expect from man’s favorite food: bacon. Start with some slices of bacon, and weave them with the classic over-and-under moves. Cook on a cookie sheet for 15 minutes at 450 degrees. You’ve got […]

Pancakes with Bacon (Inside!)

Pancakes with bacon are a staple of hearty breakfasts everywhere. Now, you no longer need to rush through one part of breakfast to get to the other: you can have your pancakes (with bacon) and eat them, too. First, cook the bacon–it takes a lot longer to cook, and at […]

Eggs, Bacon and a Muffin Tin = Love

Eggs, bacon and… where were we? Oh, right–all you need is love, plus eggs and bacon and a muffin tin, for the ideal breakfast or on-the-go snack any day of the week. This is so easy that it doesn’t really qualify as a “recipe.” It’s a bacon hack, plain and simple. […]

Cook Bacon Without the Mess

Cook bacon without the mess and keep all the flavor. The best part of bacon is its juicy goodness… and what’s the best way to keep all those juices in one place? Here’s the one simple trick for evenly cooked bacon with no oil splatters: cook it in a waffle iron. Just lay […]

Pastry Puff Bacon Treats

Pastry puff bacon treats are the easiest way to please all your guests the next time you’re serving brunch (or even a late-night snack!). Get a pound of sliced bacon out of your refrigerator–you know you’ve got it stored in case of a bacon emergency. Cook up the bacon in […]