It started out as one of those silly cockamamie notions and seemed like a good idea after an afternoon of autumn leaf and branch burning, along with a few beers for whistle-wetting. Someone said, “Next time we make s’mores we should wrap them in bacon.
After that moment of stillness when everybody is actually considering the idea, Mrs. B broke the silence and offered to go get the ingredients. We had a few guests over for a small fire down at our well-equipped treehouse and a cast-iron frying pan warmed and ready by the time my bride returned with chocolate, graham wafers, marshmallows and …bacon. After some precision production preparations, we were munching on bacon-wrapped s’mores. They couldn’t have tasted better! Who would have thought? Apparently, many other people!
I know there are folks who will try anything with bacon in the recipe or name, including the “Footloose” guy Kevin Bacon. To be honest with you, I am not one of those guys… or am I? I do enjoy bacon, eggs and pancakes for breakfast (when we travel) and I do love a good BLT from Jim Nortons. And if asked, I