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Tuesday, November 23, 2010

I Love Bacon!

Since we can't deliver slices of hot, crispy, smokin' fresh bacon to each of your homes and offices (well, I suppose we could, but that's going a bit far), we have a copy of I Love Bacon! by Jayne Rockmill to mail out to one lucky reader.

Bacon, of course, is the star of each of the book's 50+ recipes by such chefs as Cat Cora, John Besh, and Ming Tsai. All we ask is a quick answer (in the comments section below) to this question: What do you like more for Thanksgiving, pumpkin or apple pie, and why?

Yes, the answer we deem the winner is purely subjective, but aren't most food-related questions? (Deadline: 11/24/10, 10 a.m.)

Posted on Tuesday, November 23, 2010 in Permalink

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Nov 23, 2010 10:58 am
 Posted by  littlepod

definitely apple because pumpkin belongs in soup or bar/cake form. i've had many a badly made pumpkin pie but apple pie rarely disappoints.

Nov 23, 2010 11:12 am
 Posted by  Geri

Apple pie belongs to baseball. Pumpkin pie belongs to Thanksgiving.

Nov 23, 2010 11:24 am
 Posted by  pie_eater

Pumpkin. One of the main reasons I love my Mother so- her pumpkin pie lathered with whipped cream.

Nov 23, 2010 11:31 am
 Posted by  amycrea

Pumpkin. Because by Thanksgiving, we've had lots of apple pie already.

Nov 23, 2010 11:54 am
 Posted by  nerdgrl

Pumpkin pie, of course...with the crumbly pecan topping and a dollop of whipped cream! Yummy!

Nov 23, 2010 12:47 pm
 Posted by  SarahE

apple pie just doesn't scream thanksgiving to me, and i know it's practically sacreligious, but i'm not a huge fan of pumpkin pie. don't you just love when people like me can't answer a simple question that is posed to them? the promise of some of my grandma's pecan pie, however, would cause me to resort to drastic measures...i.e. giving up my first born child.

Nov 23, 2010 03:01 pm
 Posted by  ligularia

Pumpkin pie. Having pumpkin pie is like visiting with friends and family you don't have the opportunity to see all year round. Warm, inviting, and joyful.

Nov 23, 2010 04:40 pm
 Posted by  Sara M.

"Geri" said it better than I could have, so I won't try to compete! I hope she wins!

Nov 23, 2010 07:13 pm
 Posted by  von_Krag

Neither. I'm making a sweet 'tater & mincemeat for Thanksgiving just like I have since '60. I learned both from my Tantie and get raves every year.

Nov 23, 2010 08:29 pm
 Posted by  Emmysue

Pumpkin. There's a reason why Charlie Brown was not visited by The Great Apple: Because IT DOESN'T EXIST.

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