International Bacon Day!

International Bacon Day is September 5th this year – apparently it’s always the first Monday in September. Plans are still shaping up around here, but I have no doubt there will be bacon deals to be had at Zingerman’s Deli, which carries more than half a dozen kinds of artisanal bacon. I plan to do … Continued

Ari on the move

On September 24, 2009, 5:30-7pm, if you’re in D.C. and want to taste some great cheeses from Zingerman’s Creamery, and pick up a copy of Zingerman’s Guide to Better Bacon, have it signed, and chat with Ari, head to Cowgirl Creamery, 919 F Street NW, Penn Quarter, Washington DC.  Tel: 202.393.6880. The event at Neal’s … Continued

Zingerman’s Press Annual Plan in Poetry

Here goes! Plan as poetry highlights 2009-10 Zing Press ZAP haiku (by Jillian Downey) Bacon book rollout Warm ZCoB support and help Camp Bacon success Reaching out to stores work to build relationship new kids on the block Ari travels far Spreading bacon booksignings Introvert workout Dear book reviewer We thought you might like to … Continued

Kerrytown Book Festival, Sept 13, 2009

Ari will be on a panel called “Local Foods in the World and Global Foods in Michigan”, at noon on Sept 13th at the Kerrytown Book Festival here in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Moderator Jan Longone will lead a discussion with Ari, and with Jane and Michael Stern, authors of the “Roadfood” column, as featured in … Continued

Bacon Recipe #6: Cheddar Bacon Scones

I used Arkansas Peppered bacon as suggested. I had fresh green onions from the farmer’s market, a 4 year aged Wisconsin cheddar (sorry Vermont), cultured butter, heavy cream. Where I deviated from the recipe though, was in the flour – I used 1.5 cups of all-purpose gluten-free flour, and 1 cup of white rice flour. … Continued