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Bacon my mail

Mimi Dec 1, 2011 08:30 PM

I'm thinking of ordering bacon to give to friends this year as a Christmas gift. I have seen Nueske's mail order catalog but I know there must be others out there. Does anyone have any to recommend or to recommend avoiding? I'm not looking for a "Bacon of the Month" type of product but one that I can order by the pound or package. Thanks!

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    Bigley9 RE: Mimi Dec 2, 2011 10:04 AM

    Zingerman's has several kinds of bacon that can be ordered by the pound (or in a bacon of the month club). Also I know a few local farms near me (Phila) will ship their bacon so that might work too - also PorcSalt.com may ship to you!

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      Itsmy6 RE: Bigley9 Dec 2, 2011 10:07 AM

      2nd vote for Zingerman's

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      Bigley9 RE: Mimi Dec 2, 2011 10:35 AM

      As an aside I love the title of your post - I am guessing it is a typo, but I keep reading it like "pimp my ride"

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        Brianne920 RE: Bigley9 Dec 2, 2011 12:44 PM

        Ha! I so wanted to say, "Before or after I egg your house?"

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          Mimi RE: Bigley9 Dec 2, 2011 03:40 PM

          Guess I was typing and drooling at the same time. Thanks for the Zingerman's rec. I'll check them out!

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            Brianne920 RE: Mimi Dec 2, 2011 05:56 PM

            Not even a tiny bit of worries.....but this would be the bacon I would choose!

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              kattyeyes RE: Brianne920 Dec 2, 2011 06:49 PM

              Good gawd--I had heard of this bacon previously but had NO EYE DEER it sold for $24.99 a pound. This sh*t is bananas: B-A-N-A-N-A-S!

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                Brianne920 RE: kattyeyes Dec 2, 2011 06:54 PM

                Oops! Worth it to me (I don't eat bacon, it's for my friends!) but they all raved.

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                  kattyeyes RE: Brianne920 Dec 2, 2011 07:00 PM

                  Would you like one more friend? I'm just a shipment away! ;)

        2. Boudleaux RE: Mimi Dec 2, 2011 04:51 PM

          I love Benton's Bacon! http://bentonscountryhams2.com/

          1. kattyeyes RE: Mimi Dec 2, 2011 06:35 PM

            My favorite-favorite bacon is from Green Mountain Smokehouse in Windsor, VT near Okemo. Here's a cool overview of their products--as well as a pic of their thick, maple bacon, mm, mmm, mmmm!--from Roadfood:


            They have a catalog, so I know they ship.

            Green Mountain Smokehouse
            Route 5, Windsor, VT - (802) 674-6653

            1. MsDiPesto RE: Mimi Dec 3, 2011 05:36 PM

              Ha, I too thought the same of your post title as @Bigley9.

              La Quercia has some Tamworth bacon.

              picture here: http://www.gilttaste.com/products/100...

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