Bacon Prices Have Skyrocketed To Record Levels, Which Might Be Here To StayBy some analysts' expectations, the higher prices aren't expected to ease anytime soon. The domestic pork supply chain was one of quickest to get knocked out of whack when the COVID-19 virus started its spread in the U.S.
Hormel Unveils New Bacon-Scented Face MaskThe Austin, Minnesota company will also donate up to 10,000 meals to the food bank network Feeding America for each request it gets.
Report: Nation's Bacon Supplies Running LowIf you enjoy you morning bacon, you're not going to like this story.
Cooking With WCCO: Bacon BrowniesDo you crave breakfast simply because it usually involves bacon? Well, now you don't have to limit yourself to morning meals!
Sample Bacon And Craft Beer At Target FieldA national touring craft beer and bacon tasting event made a stop in Minneapolis Saturday.
'Hidden' Fair Foods Are Twists On Old FavoritesThe state fair is advertising 51 new items, but it turns out there are about a dozen more. Many are just twists on an old favorite, adding a new flavor or ingredient.
How Many Calories Are In Your State Fair Foods?Do you know how many calories are in those delicious cheese curds or that pork chop on a stick? If you actually knew what it took to burn off those calories, it may make you change your approach to what you eat at the Great Minnesota Get-Together.
Meat Prices Fluxuating With Father's Day, Fourth Of July AheadIf you're going to be grilling out as we officially start summer on Father's Day or are getting ready for the Fourth of July, expect certain meats to be more expensive.
Lunchbox Makeover: Save Yourself From Soggy BLTsThere are some days when you go: What am I going to eat for lunch? Many days, probably. Bacon is always an enticing option, but a regular BLT can get soggy, and that's a disappointment.
WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best Butcher Shop In MinnesotaIn the tiny agricultural town of Pierz, they rely on their butcher shops. Many have come and gone, but one stands the test of time. Thielen Meats, voted Best of Minnesota, has been in the family for four generations.
DeRusha Eats: Red CowIn a town where there's a Juicy Lucy on almost every menu, Red Cow is going all-in on one 7-ounce hand-pattied burger. Luke Shimp created Red Cow in 2013. "When you do 'em right, people just love it," Shimp said.
Pork Prices Dropping As Hogs Recover From VirusPork prices are going down. They had skyrocketed about a year and a half ago when a virus hit the hog population hard, killing millions nationwide. The Minnesota Pork Producers Association said farmers lost 7 percent to 8 percent of their herd.
Survey: Mpls. Restaurant-Goers Are Over BaconWhat was once a popular menu item here in Minneapolis is now apparently on its way out. The restaurant guide Zagat asked people here how they felt about bacon. Half of those surveyed said they were "over it" as a food trend.
Dominique DeVito's Bacon-Wrapped Meatloaf RecipeDominique DeVito shares her recipe for bacon-wrapped meatloaf from her book "Low-Card Slow Cooking," out now from Cider Press Mill.
Bite Of Minnesota: Bacon JamAs an adult, I was able to add many more bacon recipes to my repertoire and I just found another winner: bacon jam. I tested out a half batch over the weekend and regretted that I didn't make more. However, I have a dinner party coming up and since I learned my lesson, I'll be making a full batch this time.