I thought we’d all signed off on every use of bacon. I thought Reddit and Epicurious and Epic Meal Time had taught us that bacon goes with everything. But judging by the looks I get at the diner when I dip my bacon in butter, we have not. We apparently have not collectively agreed that bacon, like french fries or baby carrots, is a dipping food.
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Hello babies and bibbles, and welcome to a smokey and salty edition of Will It Sous Vide?, the weekly column where I make whatever you want me to with my immersion circulator.
A friend reckons he has it good. His partner cooks a bacon-hash-brown-fry-up for breakfast every day. “Are you sure?” I said. “Because that’s exactly what I would feed my partner if I wanted to bump him off!”
It is easy to fall into the trap of giving people you love lots of ultra-processed, high-kilojoule, nutrient-poor foods because they like them. But immediate pleasure comes at a cost.
It's Monday. Again. For some of us, this means stumbling out of bed at the last possible moment with little more than a coffee to fuel our bodies. For others, it means a complete, healthy breakfast to kickstart the week ahead. Doubtlessly, most of you fall somewhere in-between. So what did you eat for breakfast this morning?
When America's Test Kitchen set out to perfect their grilled chicken kebab recipe, they stumbled on an ingredient that added just the right salt and smoke, depth of flavour, and fat to keep the meat pleasantly juicy: Bacon paste. It worked for kebabs, but we're willing to bet it will work for any grilled chicken.