Beer and Bacon Battered Deep Fried Bacon

Deep Fried Bacon If you’re a regular reader of DudeFoods you might find this hard to believe, but out of all the things I’ve tried deep frying — mashed potatoes, nacho cheese, deviled eggs, lasagna and a ton more — I’ve still never made deep fried bacon. Pretty crazy huh? Seeing as how I just got an entire gift basket full of it from though I figured that now was as good a time as any to finally make … CONTINUE READING »

I’m Sponsoring a Charity Chili Cook Off!

Chili Cook OffDo you love cooking and/or eating chili? Do you like winning things and helping the less fortunate? Great, because you can do all of those things and more on Sunday, November 25th at a chili cook off that I’m sponsoring at Leff’s Lucky Town!

Here’s how it’s going to work:
If you like making chili just stop by anytime before 4pm with a crock pot containing your best recipe and enter the contest. It’s totally free to enter and … CONTINUE READING »

Selling Out: Part Three

Using the Motorola XYBoard to carry beerI’ve mentioned a few times now how Verizon Wireless hooked me up with some money, a Motorola Droid Xyboard and six months of free, unlimited data access. All I have to do in exchange? Share my experiences when it comes to using the tablet. In case you missed the previous posts you can read them by clicking here.

This past weekend I had some friends over for a cookout and for the first couple hours it seemed like all … CONTINUE READING »


The Nueske Bacon Assortment Gift BasketOut of all the food that has been sent to me over the past couple years to write about here on DudeFoods this most recent delivery is by far my favorite. It comes from the fine folks over at and as you can see from the picture it’s a gift basket filled with a ridiculous amount of bacon. A ridiculous amount of Nueske’s bacon to be exact! If you’ve never had the pleasure of tasting Nueske’s bacon it’s pretty … CONTINUE READING »

Pumpkin Spice Almond Crusted Chicken Strips

Pumpkin Spice Almond Crusted Chicken StripsLast year I got a box of seasonal nuts in the mail from Planters and used some of them to make some pretty delicious bacon & almond pumpkin spice pancakes. A few weeks ago I received another package from them, but this time I was fresh out of ideas as to what I should make with them so I took to the DudeFoods Facebook page and asked for ideas. One reader suggested I try making pumpkin spice almond crusted … CONTINUE READING »

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