The Deli Dish

October 26, 2022

Bacon 101

This event is ON SALE for 20% off!! Regularly priced tickets are $50 and currently on sale for only $40!! Cured and smoked pork belly (aka BACON!) has had books, songs and countless cookbooks dedicated to it over the years. In this Bacon 101 class, we’ll walk you through the basics of bacon, talk about […]

August 1, 2022

Wild Cherrywood Bacon from Nueske’s

Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews If you like their classic Applewood-Smoked Bacon, check out the Cherrywood! About six in the morning on Monday, March 15th, 1982, either Paul or I slid a tray of Nueske’s Applewood-Smoked Bacon into the single oven in the small kitchen in the Deli building. At the time, Nueske’s as a company […]

July 9, 2022

Asparagus, Bacon, Egg – The Honest ABE Sandwich

Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews A great way to take advantage of the new season’s asparagus at your house! Going off the initials for asparagus, bacon, and egg, I decided to call this the Honest ABE sandwich. The name seemed appropriate—a bit of an antidote to the antipathy of modern times. A sign of spring, a […]

June 20, 2022

Peppered Bacon Farm Bread

Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews A Special Bake from Zingerman’s Bakehouse If you’ve had Peppered Bacon Farm bread before, you already know how excellent it is. If you haven’t had it, well, there’s a first time for everything, right? The base, as you can tell from the name, is our very popular Farm Bread (naturally leavened, organic […]

June 18, 2022

Bacon 101

Cured and smoked pork belly (aka BACON!) has had books, songs and countless cookbooks dedicated to it over the years. In this Bacon 101 class, we’ll walk you through the basics of bacon, talk about the impact curing and smoking techniques have on the finished products, and our favorite ways for incorporating bacon into every […]

July 1, 2021

Allan Benton’s Bacon from Eastern Tennessee

  Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews Super smoky, dry-cured bacon from an award-winning artisan When I think about joy, Allan Benton is one of the first people who comes to mind. Most folks who’ve met him will likely say much the same. While I know enough about human beings to know that Allan, like the rest […]

June 20, 2021

Perfectly Paired: Beer, Bacon, and Cheese

Some foods are Perfectly Paired together–think peanut butter and jelly, bread and butter, … or maybe beer, bacon and cheese!  In this virtual tasting event we’ll talk about how to put together a great pairing, the producers behind our favorite products, and how to use these pairings in your eating and cooking!  Join our Deli […]

September 9, 2020

Types Of Bacon: Not All Types of Bacon Are The Same

  Not all types of bacon are the same. There are different cuts of pork, preparations and processes that create a whole spectrum of bacons. Here’s a handy guide, from the common to the all-but-lost, excerpted from Zingerman’s Guide to Better Bacon by Ari Weinzweig. Bacon: Over here in the U.S., cured and usually—though not […]

September 18, 2019

Nueske’s Applewood Smoked Bacon

Meaty, subtly sweet, moderately smoky, and so good that we’ve been cooking this bacon—and enjoying it—every single morning at the Deli since we opened.