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Bacon! 'Cause I'm a woman, W.O.M.A.N.

OK Wow, so admittedly I have abandoned this blog for some time now. Have you missed me? Well I have an excuse. Around the time I stopped posting here I began a business painting pet portraits. If you are interested you can see what I've been up to by going to my website Pet Portraits By Mimi (a not so shameless plug). Anyway, although my interest in cooking healthy meals, focusing on using as much locally sourced and sustainably produced food never wavered, my dedication to sharing my endeavors on this blog did. But I am here to tell you that I am trying to change that. So I am back and I figured I would celebrate my return as a multi-tasking, blogging, home-cook, artist, gardener and all round nice person ;) with a post about a subject near and dear to many of our hearts ... BACON!!!

It began innocently enough. Instead of opting for the more familiarly branded, supermarket staple of my youth and on a quest to find something that resembled the more flavorful bacon we ate at some l…

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