City Grocery is Cooking Up Bacon

We’re planning fun for December 7th in Oxford Mississippi! Ari will be joining the folks at City Grocery who will be cooking up recipes from Zingerman’s Guide to Better Bacon for an evening full of bacon lore and more!

Books, Beer and Bacon at Back Forty

Many thanks to those of you who stopped in to say hello at the Beer and Bacon Dinner at Back Forty on Monday night. “At a walk-around tasting and book signing, Ari Weinzweig, chef de cuisine Shanna Pacifico and Brooklyn Brewery paired five local brews with five bacon-centric dishes.” If you’d like a peek at … Continued

Ari in Athens, Georgia, April 22, 2010

If you’re in Athens, Georgia, on Thursday, April 22, 2010,  please head on over to Gosford Wine at 7pm, for a chat with Ari. He’ll have copies of Zingerman’s Guide to Better Bacon on hand for signing.  Hope to see you there! Gosford Wine 1059 Baxter Street Athens, GA 30606 Tel: 706-613-5828 [email protected]

Bacon event at Restaurant Eugene, Atlanta, Georgia

If you’re in the Atlanta area, please take note! Ari will be at Restaurant Eugene for a Bacon Dinner on April 21, 2010. Details: Bacon Dinner with Ari Wednesday, April 21, 2010 7:15pm Reservations required! Please call ahead to save your spot. Restaurant Eugene 2277 Peachtree Road, Atlanta, GA 30309 Phone: 404.355.0321 From their … Continued

Baconfest in Chicago! April 10, 2010

Love bacon? If you’re in Chicago on April 10, 2010, you’re in luck – it’s Baconfest! And Ari will be there too, somewhere! See for more information about the festival.

Angels on Horseback, and Clam Pigs

I did these two recipes as small test batches, to see if I liked them before I served them to guests. I went to Monahan’s fish market, and got three Atlantic oysters (from Cape Cod – I think they were called Wiona but it might have been Wionna), and three Littleneck clams, all fresh and … Continued

Pimento Cheese with Bacon

Since I was home by my self last weekend I decided to make a half-recipe, I knew I would eat the whole thing regardless of if I made a half recipe or the whole thing!  I had 2-year-aged Grafton cheddar, Hellman’s mayo, a jar of organic roasted red peppers, a good olive oil from Chile, … Continued

Hangtown Fry

My first venture into the shellfish arena of bacon book recipes. I love oysters in any form so I figured, hard to go wrong with this. I got 5 freshly shucked oysters from our local wonderful seafood market, Monahan’s. The oysters were from Cape Cod, and I think Mike Monahan said they were called Wiona … Continued

New Year’s Eve – Benedictine with Bacon

We throw a New Year’s Eve party every year, and while our guests bring lovely snacks to share we always make some too to seed the food table with. This year of course I decided mine should be bacon-based. So, I chose the Benedictine with Bacon recipe from the Bacon book. But first, I also … Continued