I don’t like to deal in hyperbole. I’m not here to shock you or to trick you into reading or clicking a link. I won’t support something if I don’t believe in it.
Saturday, 8/30, is National Bacon Day. You need this recipe for Saturday. You must have it.
Guys, this recipe is Bacon Explosion. It’s bacon inside a log of bacon. With sausage. And bbq sauce. Guys, you weave bacon in this recipe. Bacon is the vessel in which you ADD MORE BACON. It’s quite possibly the most amazing thing you’ll ever put in your mouth.
Would you like a simple ingredient list? Sure you do. How’s this for simple?
2 packs of thick cut bacon. One chub of sausage. One bottle of barbecue sauce. And if you’re really serious, one more pack of bacon. Boom.
Start with the bacon. Duh. Take at least 6 pieces and cook them however you wish. Put them in the oven, fry them on the stove, even microwave them if that’s your thing. You can’t have too many cooked pieces of bacon here, but you can have too little.
While your bacon is cooking, it’s time to get your weave on.
Stop. You need the proper mood music for this. There is only one acceptable song for this meaty endeavor you are about to embark on. Michael Jackson’s Human Nature. Oh yeah baby.
Right. Lay out a sheet of foil and spray it with cooking spray. Take your bacon and lay nine strips out side by side on the foil. Yes, nine is the magic number.
Thanks Sue for making me Bacon Explosion!!!
Once you lay out your strips OMG it’s time to weave the bacon!!!
You have no idea how magical this weaving of the bacon is.
Why, why… tell ’em that is human nature…
Why, why… does he do me that way?
Excuse me for a second, I need a moment…
Ok I’m good!
Remember that sweet little chub of sausage you got? It is time for that boy to become a man and fulfill his destiny! Spread the sausage over the top half of the bacon lattice. (yes, Bacon. Lattice.)
Remember those 6+ pieces of bacon you went ahead and cooked? Chop and slice and dice those guys into littles pieces. And then, sprinkle those beautiful bites of bliss on top of the sausage that is already on top of the bacon.
I know you’ve hit replay on Mr. Jackson’s song. I know things are getting hot and steamy right now. I know you’re hot and bothered. Are you ready for this next part?
Apply bbq sauce.
So how to we go from a magnificent pile of deliciousness to our explosion log? We get our roll on!
There she is. Bask in the glory. Have a drink, you’ve earned it.
Roll that baby up in the foil tight and pop it in the oven at 350F for about 90 minutes. It tastes better if you cook it on the grill. It tastes even better if you cook it on a Big Green Egg. You’re looking for an internal temperature of 160F. And you need to moonwalk over to the bacon halfway through cooking to flip it over.
Fast forward an hour and a half….
I mean holy geebus I wish you could smell through your screen right now. This smells like all the bacon. All of it. Ever.
Want to see what it looks like on the inside?
Come closer. You’re gonna want to see this.
OMG look at it! Look at it!!! That’s the rolled up woven basket of bacon around sausage sprinkled with bacon. Oh and barbecue sauce oozing out.
I mean, what could be better?
More sauce!!! OMFG!!!! joasdfhiqj10 02u0a 2pjaodfjas asf 2uj o Q@(hro2j0 asojdfjoa u82jaoa0 japjf02j !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!11111
I have no more words. This will blow your mind. This will blow your tastebuds. This will blow your soul. This will blow everything.
Nom nom nom.
There you have it. Bacon explosion. The official meal/snack/sex toy/drug of CrossFit 865. Share this, pin it, spread the love. Everyone will love you for it.
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