|I bet you would not know there was bacon in there if I had not told you!|
I first heard about chocolate covered bacon on some food show. Not sure if it was one of those "Look at the crazy fair food we tried" or what but I saw it and wanted it.
As with many things I want, I don't get them. Do you know how hard it is to find chocolate covered bacon? Well maybe it is easier now, but a few years ago it was not. I think I finally found it at this super expensive grocery store, that is owned my Mark McEwan. I'm not sure if he is big all over, but here in Toronto he is huge. He even has a restaurant near my work.
Anyway Hubby and I were at this store and we were both like kids in a candy store. I know, bad analogy for this, but you know what I am saying. But most of the stuff was so costly, we ended up with some drinks, a few yogurts and a bar of chocolate covered bacon. The bar cost almost $10. The price wasn't listed, and you know if you have to ask..... And I didn't want to look as poor as we are, I wanted to buy my chocolate covered hog with dignity. I think it worked.
|Yes that is a plate of bacon, there is nothing else I can say about that.|
So I loved it, and wanted more, but how can you justify that much money? I sure couldn't. We even found some in the Florida airport, small bars, I bought like 8. The lady said "so, I guess you like those eh?" She may or may not have been judging me, I choose to think she just didn't understand the Canadian bacon thing. You know, we have our own bacon here, so I just let her ring me up and walked away. No use in explaining it to her, she would have been embarrassed.
|This whole box costs about $4 so not nearly as much as the whole bacon bar at the store cost me.|
As it turns out, X box was more important than bacon to him this time, which is fine, more for me.
|I didn't measure the chocolate, just sort of guessed.|
|It looks so wrong, but trust me it is good, really good.|
|It looks sort of gross, and lumpy but that is just all the bacony goodness.|
I was happy with how they turned out, not as good as the $10 bar, but not bad at all. I plan to share some of it, and see if I can convert some of my friends to my dark weird ways.
Give it a try, it is a neat experience.
|You can sort of see the bacon chunks in there. I know, not too appealing to look at.|
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