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Old 08-22-2007, 05:09 PM   #1
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What's a good substitute for Bacon?

What's a good substitute for Bacon in dishes... i.e. bacon-wrapped filets or chicken etc...

I actually hate myself for even having to ask such a rediculous question as everything in Life is better w/ bacon.. but I know a gal who won't buy pork...

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Old 08-22-2007, 05:16 PM   #2
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I don't eat pork but my kids enjoy turkey bacon. It is a pretty good substitute but then again I don't eat it often (too much grease even in that turkey bacon for my taste) and since I don't eat pork I am not sure how it compares to the real thing.

I am sure someone else will add their experiences. From everything I have heard it's a good substitute.
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Old 08-22-2007, 05:20 PM   #3
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I agree with Y. with turkey bacon. It's not bad.
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Old 08-22-2007, 05:22 PM   #4
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For barding I can think of no substitue, since bacon adds both fat and flavor. Sorry.
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Old 08-22-2007, 05:29 PM   #5
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For barding I can think of no substitue, since bacon adds both fat and flavor. Sorry.

I'm with ya bud....

EVERYTHING is BETTER with BACON! :)
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Old 08-22-2007, 05:30 PM   #6
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What about some good, fatty pastrami?

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Old 08-22-2007, 05:34 PM   #7
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but I know a gal who won't buy pork...
Why is that????
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Old 08-22-2007, 05:47 PM   #8
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I agree bacon make everything better.

Give the turkey bacon a try. If you're looking for another fat, consider duck fat. If you want the smokey flavor, there's liquid smoke.
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Old 08-22-2007, 05:55 PM   #9
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Why is that????
Now THAT is a GREAT question! :)
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Old 08-22-2007, 06:06 PM   #10
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...And do you have an equally great answer??
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