Bacon Explosion guys get a book deal. Wait, I thought bacon was over?

Bacon_lYou know what bacon and blogging will get you? A book deal. The BBQ Addict bloggers behind the Bacon Explosion — four pounds of bacon and sausage wrapped in more bacon and slathered with BBQ sauce — confirmed to Kansas City’s The Pitch that they’re now working on a book for Scribner’s called Barbecue Makes Everything Better. The news comes in the wake of January’s NY Times piece about their bacon creation.

I’m always happy to hear about bloggers striking it big with a new idea, but here’s my problem: I’ve recently been informed that the whole bacon boomlet is officially over. It’s true. Slate has a whole video up about it. (A video which, by the way, pointedly notes that when the NY Times notices a trend, then it usually means said trend has run it’s course.) What do you think? Has a book from the bacon bloggers missed the boat? How about a blog post about a book from the bacon bloggers?

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  • crispy

    The book is not about bacon. It’s about BBQ… hence the name. Is that really that difficult to figure out?

  • Seth F


  • EP Sato

    Seth is right man. The last TWO seasons of Top Chef have featured chefs who’ve kicked butt thanks to their inclusion of bacon in gourmet dishes.
    Bacon is awesome and it’s fantastic to cook with. If you are kosher or anti-pork, eat some turkey bacon fool! Bacon is the shizzle dizzle for rizzle and that’s no lizzle!

  • Aaron

    Well said crispy. And Seth. And EP. The book is about our BBQ, but will certainly include some bacon because it makes everything better too :)
    BBQ Addicts

  • Laurie

    One of the radio stations in Houston today was talking about chicken fried bacon. Jesus what have we come to?

  • Andrew

    Bacon explosion is amazing!!!

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