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Bacon News Too Important to Wait for Friday

I was going to hold this important bit of useless, insane trivia important news until Friday’s Follies. But then I realized it was way too important to be withheld from the masses. Especially the massive Web potatoes important viewers here at the Chile Underground. The smartest, best looking bunch of foodies in the […]

Friday Follies: The End of the World is Nigh, and Bacon is to Blame

This entry is part of a series, Follies 2011»

I know there are a lot of prophecy-mongering idjits prognosticators claiming we’re in the final age of the World. (By the way, that’s always true.) Maybe you agree, what with all the turmoil in Africa and the Middle East, the awful disaster in Japan, and […]

Friday Follies: Yet Another Use for Squash, Meals You Can't Afford, and Bacon-Flavored Soda

Lots of weird stories that involve food these days…

Remember how a Montana woman, using only a common kitchen zucchini, managed to run off a rampaging bear? Well, our reportage of that singular event must have inspired a certain food delivery person who came upon a situation ideal for Yet Another Vegetableaceous Intervention. (I’m gonna […]

Soooeee! National Bacon Day is Here!

Bacon has seen an explosion of interest in the past few years. Naturallyl, it never went completely out of favor. After all, anything that’s used to make filet mignon taste better can’t disappear! Recently, though, there’s even been shome spot shortages of the tasty strips of heavenly flavor.

Well, that’s all behind us now. We’ve […]

Friday Follies: Bacon Wins Again! This Time, It’s Flavored Vodka…

From the “What Will They Think of Next?” desk here at the Chile Underground, a breakthrough pairing of food groups: Alcohol and Bacon. I mean, what with all the fusion cuisines out there, how did this one get overlooked for so long? Answer: It wasn’t. It just wasn’t publicized. More on that later.

Yes, the […]

MOED: Tactical Bacon for Your Stocking

The Research Elves at the Chile Underground are sleeping off their latest foray into hallucinogenesis have dug around and found a Most Important Item for you to consider. It’s well within the specific parameters that delineate the wonderful event that is the Month of Eating Dangerously; namely, whatever we say they are.

The item in […]

How to Make Great Pasta e Fagioli: It’s Really About the Bacon

I enjoy a good romantic movie as much as the next guy, which is why I watched K-9 today on the American Movie Channel while eating my yummy lunch of instant noodles. (Yeah, the pantry’s still pretty full from last month.) I did just fine until the dog got shot. I don’t care that […]

Italian for Labor Day? Well, Why Not?

Okay, so it sounds odd. Labor Day, the unofficial end to summer here in the States, is often a mad paroxysm of travel, camping, beach and water fun, football games (college and high school this year; the NFL took a break) and cookouts. Here in Texas, it’s often just an excuse for another long […]