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Bacon: Key to longevity?

April 9, 2009 | 12:50 pm

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Forget an apple a day. The world's oldest person loves her bacon . . . and she wants it crispy.  According to today's Huffington Post, Gertrude Baines, who turned 115 this past Monday, "owes her longevity to the Lord, that she never did drink, she never did smoke and she never did fool around." Oh, and she likes crispy bacon.

Well if it's good enough for Gertrude Baines, it's good enough for me.  This comes in as No. 30 on my list of 1,001 Things to Do With Bacon. For the rest of the list, follow the jump.

— Noelle Carter

Photo credit: Ken Hively / Los Angeles Times

No. 29: Blame it on science

No. 28: Have fun with the Health section

No. 27: Use Padma to sell bacon burgers ... and convert bacon's unbelievers

No. 26: Make a bacon pillow

No. 25: Bacon explosion

Nos. 20-24: Make dessert

No. 19: Make a bacon-doughnut-cheeseburger

No. 18: Bacon bath salts

No. 17: Chicken-fried bacon, a.k.a. "bacon porn"

No. 16: Use bacon grease on your popcorn

No. 15: Get a bacon tattoo

No. 14: Make chocolate cupcakes with bacon cream cheese frosting

No. 13: Cover it in chocolate

No. 12: Make a bacon piñata

No. 11: Write letters about it

No. 10: Use it as currency

No. 9: Bacon chips

No. 8: Rumaki

No. 7: Lentils and bacon

No. 6: Gift it

No. 5: Maple-bacon biscuits

No. 4: Roasted potato salad

No. 3: Apple bacon coffeecake

No. 2: Panzanella

No. 1: Candied Bacon Martini

Bacon recipes galore!

Even more bacon recipes

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