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The Bacon Explosion

smaschsmasch Posts: 115
edited February 2012 in EggHead Forum

I had a buddy tell me about this "thing" during the Super Bowl.  Has anyone cooked / eaten one (and lived)?  Im gonna fire one off tomorrow.  Will post a pic later. 

 

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This has the recipe. 

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  • IrishDevlIrishDevl Posts: 1,390
    Yes, good.  More show than anything else, IMO.  I didn't use the egg, just a gas grill.  Not sure of there would be much difference.  But people do rave about them.  
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  • It's almost criminal. Can't wait to try it.

     "Where the weak grow strong and the strong grow great, Here's to "Down Home," the Old North State!"

    Med & XL

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  • ChubbsChubbs Posts: 5,112
    Yeah I have made one or two. Also called a bacon bomb or fatty. Definitely more for show. Can't eat too much of it, but kind of a cool appetizer if you have a lot of guests. Probably more geared towards men than women.
    Columbia, SC --- LBGE 2011 -- MINI BGE 2013
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  • TUTTLE871TUTTLE871 Posts: 1,316
    Very Correct it's more show than go. I have made three in the last year for the Nascar race and i have had one slice. I  have stuffed mine with cheese  as well and slow smoked it. As for women eating it, they do exist...

    "Hold my beer and watch this S##T!"

    LARGE BGE DALLAS TX.

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  • That is a little over the top for me.  Cholesterol bullet straight at the heart.
    Jackson, Tennessee. VFL (Vol for Life)
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  • I know what I'm making this weekend now
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  • I've made them numerous times. My wife and my mom are the two biggest fans (and they're both petite women). I use a thin layer of cream cheese and then whatever filling (the best I've used was pablano peppers,mushrooms, and crumbled bacon), plus a sprinkling of pepperjack. I like them. Best to make for a crowd unless you hate your heart. I will be making a breakfast one next time my mother visits with scrambled eggs and potatoes on the inside.

    "Take yourself lightly, but what you do seriously." - M. Martin XL BGE - Johnston, IA
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  • GriffinGriffin Posts: 6,803

    Yep, they are good, but a once in awhile kind of thing. I made two for the Plano Eggfest.

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  • It is to close to the start of the new year around here.  Everybody is still on their diets.  Wait a few months and no one will care.

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  • IrishDevlIrishDevl Posts: 1,390
    Yes MO, wait for the NY resolutions to end.   All the new gym memberships should be ending in 3,2,1...  
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