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5 Ways to Drink Your Bacon

Posted: 09/06/2013 4:26 pm

2013-09-06-ScreenShot20130906at4.29.34PM.pngAh, bacon. You're the music to our ears, the peanut butter to our jelly, the... well, bacon to our eggs. You're basically the Miss America of foods, if Miss America was a little greasy and well, not a stick-thin model. It's clear that bacon is no longer relegated only to the breakfast dishes, so hey -- let's just drink all the bacon. (Credit: Flickr/ cookbookman17)

Click here to see 7 Ways to Drink Your Bacon

It's no secret that bacon makes a great addition to your cocktails. In fact, your whiskey is basically just begging for it. And so are your Bloody Marys. (Why do you think bacon-flavored vodka exists, anyway?) But there are plenty more ways to enjoy  your bacon, like in a milkshake (yes), or in your coffee (heck yes). And hey, did you know you could even pair your Negronis with bacon?

RELATED: 15 Mind Blowing Bacon Dishes

But if you're willing to take a bit of a hike during the game -- obviously, we recommend doubling up on beer orders to make up for lost time -- and search, certain NFL stadiums will have the local craft beer you're craving. In fact, stadiums now are hearing the craft beer cry and building in beer gardens and craft beer "houses" to provide dozen of local taps. That makes game day just a bit more exciting for the beer lover.

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Yep, we just really like bacon.

- Marcy Franklin, The Daily Meal

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  • Bacon Old-Fashioned

    A bacon version of your favorite whiskey cocktail. <a href="http://www.thedailymeal.com/bacon-old-fashioned?utm_source=huffington%2Bpost&utm_medium=partner&utm_campaign=bacondrinks" target="_hplink"><strong>Click here for the recipe for the Bacon Old Fashioned.</strong></a> <a href="http://www.thedailymeal.com/7-ways-drink-your-bacon?utm_source=huffington%2Bpost&utm_medium=partner&utm_campaign=bacondrinks" target="_hplink"><strong>Click here to see All the Ways to Drink Your Bacon</strong></a> <em>Credit: Maryse Chevriere</em></a>

  • Negroni Bacon

    Ok, not technically a drink recipe -- but after trying this, you'll be wondering why you weren't adding Campari to your bacon all along. Add this to your Negronis stat -- <a href="http://www.thedailymeal.com/negroni-bacon?utm_source=huffington%2Bpost&utm_medium=partner&utm_campaign=bacondrinks" target="_hplink"><strong>click here for the Negroni Bacon recipe.</strong></a> <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/dinnerseries/" target="_hplink"><em>Credit: Flickr/ DinnerSeries</em></a>

  • Butternut Squash and Bacon Bloody Mary

    Long weekends call for Bloody Marys, and now's the perfect time to introduce some fall ingredients, like butternut squash, to a Bloody Mary. Oh, and bacon, obviously. <a href="http://www.thedailymeal.com/butternut-squash-and-bacon-bloody-mary?utm_source=huffington%2Bpost&utm_medium=partner&utm_campaign=bacondrinks" target="_hplink"><strong>Click here for the recipe for the Butternut Squash and Bacon Bloody Mary.</strong></a> <em>Credit: Courtesy of Hopsada</em>

  • Barbecue Bourbon Bloody Mary

    Bourbon + barbecue + bacon = one Bloody Mary that could basically be your entire boozy brunch. <a href="http://www.thedailymeal.com/barbecue-bourbon-bloody-mary?utm_source=huffington%2Bpost&utm_medium=partner&utm_campaign=bacondrinks" target="_hplink"><strong>Click here for the recipe for the Barbecue Bourbon Bloody Mary</strong></a> <em>Credit: Sam Babalola of Pican Restaurant</em>

  • 'How to Win a Guy with One Sip' Coffee

    Yep, this is in fact how you do it: create a delectable coffee recipe with the bacon already added in it. <a href="http://www.thedailymeal.com/how-win-guy-one-sip-coffee?utm_source=huffington%2Bpost&utm_medium=partner&utm_campaign=bacondrinks" target="_hplink"><strong>Click here for the How to Win a Guy with One Sip Coffee recipe.</strong></a> <a href="http://www.thedailymeal.com/7-ways-drink-your-bacon?utm_source=huffington%2Bpost&utm_medium=partner&utm_campaign=bacondrinks" target="_hplink"><strong>Click here to see More Ways to Drink Your Bacon</strong></a> <em>Credit: Seattle's Best Coffee</em>

 

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