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Offline LayZboy

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Re: What's with the bacon jokes?
« Reply #15 on: April 11, 2013, 09:07:58 PM »
Gammon Steak is better in every way.

Specially when you add some honey to it.

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Re: What's with the bacon jokes?
« Reply #16 on: April 11, 2013, 09:14:13 PM »
Wow, that's cool -- I've never heard of that before!

But as long as we're talking about what comes from a pig that is better than bacon, I have two for you:

1. My huge favorite is country ham -- to be clear, the southern breakfast variety:


2. Eastern NC Barbecue!  Nowhere else in the country, not even western-central NC, uses the vinegar-based way of cooking it.  It's awesome:
 
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Re: What's with the bacon jokes?
« Reply #17 on: April 11, 2013, 09:25:01 PM »
Looks tasty although I dunno about the strawberries, although when you say NC all I can think of is the New Conglomerate from Planetside. They do look FREEDOM AND 'MERICA though.

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Re: What's with the bacon jokes?
« Reply #18 on: April 11, 2013, 10:20:21 PM »
Hahaha. They're traditional food from a hog-producing state, so I think it's more historical necessity than cultural statement. But yeah, very southern in particular. NC = North Carolina.
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Re: What's with the bacon jokes?
« Reply #19 on: April 11, 2013, 11:24:53 PM »
For the record, there is a place in my neck of the woods (north-east MS) that does the vinegar based, NC-style barbecue.  It is definitely the best barbecue I've ever had.  As one of my favorite foods, I must admit I've eaten a lot.

I love me some country ham, but thankfully I've never had to choose between it or bacon.  After all, why choose when you can have both?

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Re: What's with the bacon jokes?
« Reply #20 on: April 12, 2013, 07:29:56 AM »
Oh cool on NE MS! Nobody I know has ever encounter the vinegar-based outside of NC. Western NC does it more like TX, for instance. So many ways to make that one food!
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Re: What's with the bacon jokes?
« Reply #21 on: April 12, 2013, 07:40:40 AM »
Yeah, the barbecue here (I'm also in NC, not far from Chris) might be one of the best foods ever. There is a place right down the road from me (that was featured on Man vs. Food once) that does barbecue really well, and sometimes I wish it wasn't so close. I might eat better. :)

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Re: What's with the bacon jokes?
« Reply #22 on: April 12, 2013, 07:44:34 AM »
I love real country ham, delicious.

As for vinegar based bbq sauce well.... I'll just say at least it isn't the mustard based kind ;)

But on the topic of delicious food: I'll throw biscuits n' gravy to the mix. Delicious. Nobody has good biscuits n' gravy around here that I've seen though  :(

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Re: What's with the bacon jokes?
« Reply #23 on: April 12, 2013, 07:53:06 AM »
You talking about the Q Shack, Josh?  I was actually a little disappointed with them, though they're ok.  I like Barbeque Lodge and Smithfields the best, personally.
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Re: What's with the bacon jokes?
« Reply #24 on: April 12, 2013, 08:33:04 AM »
You talking about the Q Shack, Josh?  I was actually a little disappointed with them, though they're ok.  I like Barbeque Lodge and Smithfields the best, personally.

No, I'm not a big fan of them either. I'm talking about Backyard on NC 55. If you haven't been there you should plan a trip to Durham for it some time. It's worth it.

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Re: What's with the bacon jokes?
« Reply #25 on: April 12, 2013, 08:53:59 AM »
Sweet!
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Re: What's with the bacon jokes?
« Reply #26 on: April 12, 2013, 08:54:36 AM »
I might eat better. :)

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Re: What's with the bacon jokes?
« Reply #27 on: April 12, 2013, 09:26:51 AM »
I might eat better. :)

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And with everyone's love of food, can we expect more games featuring Bacon or other food? A food-based game is a genre you have not yet made a game for.

It could be the Cooking Mama of PC Games! :P

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Re: What's with the bacon jokes?
« Reply #28 on: April 12, 2013, 10:21:50 AM »
We have vinegar-based BBQ here near Athens, GA, but I believe it's due to some NC'ers living in exile :)

I love that BBQ.  I really like the sugar-based stuff too, but the vinegar-based stuff takes it from "great" to "all time top ten foods".
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Re: What's with the bacon jokes?
« Reply #29 on: April 12, 2013, 02:00:42 PM »
This thread is making me hungry  :D