Jon Jakoblich, Author at Bacon Scouts
Barbecue Pulled Pork Sandwich

Chances are your family enjoys cooking out regularly during the summer grilling season. After a while, however, the same old burgers and hot dogs on the grill can become boring. When you want to serve a new dish with a tasty tang at your next outdoor gathering, why not try making barbecued pork in your…
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Top 10 Facts About Gourmet Bacon via Bacon Scouts

Gourmet bacon? Is there really such a thing? Believe it or not, there IS such a thing as gourmet bacon and the difference between it and the bacon you will find in the grocery store is as surprising as learning that gourmet bacon is an actual thing. 1. It’s expensive (but you get what you pay for)….
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Friends at barbecue

You’ve been invited to a friend’s barbecue, and, in a fit of misjudged generosity, you’ve offered to bring something along. You could just take some beers or a bottle of wine. Or how about this time you make an effort — just a little — and try one of these alternatives instead. Do a great…
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How does bacon from the grocery store compare to all the expensive “gourmet bacon” that we sell online? Good question! Since I began reviewing bacon three years ago, I had yet to run some of the most popular grocery store brands on the market through our gauntlet of tests. Well, that day finally came and…
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Bacon wrapped shrimp

This week’s round up from around the internet with awesome bacon recipes, bacon news, and other fascinating stuff in the world of bacon. Bacon Recipes Bouchon Bistro’s Bacon and Chive Waffles A Las Vegas restaurant shares its scrumptious waffle recipe. Bacon Wrapped Shrimp These bacon wrapped shrimp are a perfect finger food for your next…
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a perfectly cooked steak

Grain-fed, grass-fed, marbled, prime cuts, secondary cuts — steak is an expensive commodity, and there are so many options available in butcher shops and supermarkets that it can be hard to know where to start. Nothing beats a succulent steak cooked to perfection. However, there are a few factors to take into consideration when cooking…
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Aspiring male chef cooking in kitchen

There was probably a time when all you needed to create a meal was a can opener and a pot on the stove. That was then; but now that you’re cooking skills have improved, have your kitchen tools? Learn which four gadgets could help you up your cooking game.

Eickman's Exterior

Eickman’s has been in the business of processing meat for a long time, since 1953, and has also won numerous awards for their meat creations. The store is very clean and has a table with great literature about meat and the meat industry. You can find almost any cut of pork and beef inside of…
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