"Bacon Explosion" Taking Internet by Storm...

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...but who will make it for me?

Yes, it's the Bacon Explosion, now officially more than just an Internet sensation thanks to an article in today's New York Times dining section.

The Bacon Explosion is the creation of the Burnt Fingers BBQ team, as posted on their BBQ Addicts Web site. It's a weave of raw bacon that's topped with a layer of raw sausage and then a layer of cooked bacon. The layers are then rolled into a log so that the raw bacon is on the outside. This log is then smoked (or baked, if you wish) and, for finishing touch, slathered in barbecue sauce.

According to the NYT story, an entire log contains around 5,000 calories -- about the same as two large Chocolate Oreo Shakes from Baskin-Robbins! -- but I imagine most of us would be content with a slice, Or two.

At any rate, I pass this along now so you have time to revise your Super Bowl party plans.

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