The pig is a chinese astrological animal, therefore in chinese medicine they use the pig in all sorts of metaphors to describe certain changes in personality and specific ailments according to diagnosing a patient during a certain season. In other terms the "bacon" is good to digest in the late fall after the body has cleansed itself and before the season of winter when the body naturally starts to store and hibernate energy for the long winter ahead. Its good to store fatty foods for the long enduring winter,but during the summer bacon can cause high blood pressure because of its high fat content , although It can be very tonifying for the kidneys, if it is pure bacon, alot of bacon has sulfates in it though,which is related to sodium, its a perservative which actually dries out the kidneys like salt does, resulting in hypertension, high blood pressure and uti's, but if one can find bacon without sulfates from lets say an organic free range farm than it can be very beneficial to the kidneys, and one can endure the harshness of winter without getting cold or sick, in the same way that red wine without sulfates like real red wine from local vineyards can actually benefit the liver with its antioxidants, one could get the best of both worlds , delicious bacon with the tonifying effects of its highly intelligent provider the pig,if its real pure bacon, yah its more expensive , but so is a kidney on the black market! One thing that is also very important, and that is if the pig lived a happy life roaming the mucky mud that it likes to do freely, than the more it is gracious to give to the chomper or the meal consumer its gift of vitality, if the pig is caged and force fead its whole life and not able to roam free it may just decide to give you, well I wont say it in respect to the former that asked me not to, a .......
I ate today fish with bacon. It is realy good combo.
The only problem was that fish did not soak up the flavour of the bacon enough so it was more like eating fish and bacon as two different food items then eating fish with bacon as a meal.
Good question my firend, I am booking a trip to see my buds at Napa Rose over the 26,27,28,29 I have some work in that area then and will probably take the weekend off for Disney, fly the gf down and have fun. I haev some wine dinners in SanDiego on the 30, and 31, then off to the Keys for some fun in the sun, great wine and Scuba! Can you break your non-comsuption for a night at the Rose?