Serious Eats had a contest to win a box of bacon related goodies. There were tons of excellent entries. Below is just a sampling…
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Pigs, I know, are much maligned
Rarely named as Valentines
And scarcely recognized as fine
In spite of all the smarts of swine.
Swill they do, and snort they must,
Even so, they’ve perks robust.
They live in life with clever quickness
Heads betrayed by portly thickness
Ere they’re ended–porky picnics.
Lo, in death, elevation
Above the mud, now my salvation
Roasted shoulder, sausage, bacon,
Dearest Pig–my tongue’s elation.
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