3 Fat Chicks on a Diet Weight Loss Community  

Go Back   3 Fat Chicks on a Diet Weight Loss Community > Support Forum > General chatter > Lighten Up!

Lighten Up! Feeling a little stressed out over your diet? This forum is for you! Laugh a little, relax, and take a load off!

Is this stuff for real?

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 07-20-2009, 08:00 PM   #1
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Minneapolis
Posts: 1,215

S/C/G: 307.2/249.4/150.0

Height: 5 feet 4

Default Is this stuff for real?

http://www.thinkgeek.com/stuff/41/squeez-bacon.html

I happened to find this, er, substance while browsing the ThinkGeek site looking for possible office gadgets. Further googling suggests it may be an April Fool gag. For what it's worth, I live in Minnesota, a k a Sweden West, and I've sure never heard of it (and to be honest don't know if I'd want to try it even if it did). Wonder how many members of the Church of the Holy Rasher have fallen for it?

Last edited by ANOther : 07-20-2009 at 08:02 PM.
ANOther is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-12-2009, 12:43 AM   #2
Senior Member
 
kuhrisuh's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Texas
Posts: 1,011

S/C/G: 249/175/149

Height: 5'8"

Default

Hahahah! gross!!
kuhrisuh is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-12-2009, 01:17 AM   #3
happy in her own world
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: oregon
Posts: 1,349

S/C/G: 260/260/130

Height: 5'2"

Default

i dunno seems like it could be true - after all this DOES exist

http://www.baconsalt.com/
lizziep is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-14-2009, 10:31 AM   #4
Searching
 
Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: Sometimes left and sometimes right
Posts: 2,488

Default

If you can order it from ThinkGeek its real
__________________
bljeghbe' chugh vaj blHegh- Klingon for Surrender or Die

Weight Jan 2006- 257 lbs
Current weight-202.8 (5'7 1/2)
Goal weight-155 lbs.
rochemist is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-14-2009, 10:39 AM   #5
Senior Member
 
luvja's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Ontario, Canada
Posts: 2,434

Height: 5'9"

Default

That is REPULSIVE! And Bacon salt is just weird
__________________
luvja is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-17-2009, 07:30 AM   #6
Senior Member
 
cheerios's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Elk Grove, Ca
Posts: 373

S/C/G: 204/195/148

Height: 5'5

Default

lol
__________________


Just doing it as of 1/18/13!
cheerios is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-17-2009, 02:07 PM   #7
Senior Member
 
kaplods's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2003
Location: Wausau, WI
Posts: 13,283

S/C/G: SW:394/310/180

Height: 5'6"

Default

I don't find either product weird (but I don't think J&D's Baconnaise Bacon-Flavored Mayonnaise Spread either, which is vegetarian by the way, as is the bacon salt).

I've never used any of the products, but they all could be used as a healthier alternative to regular bacon (if you don't go nuts, and put them on everything).

Where I would use the bacon paste is as a flavoring, in very small amounts. You could use a 1/2 tsp of bacon paste, for example to flavor a chowder or scrambled eggs or whatever. It's would less messy and cumbersome than using 1/8 of a strip of bacon.

The baconnaise could be (very thinly) spread on a turkey sandwhich to give the flavor of a club sandwhich without the extra fat and calories of the actual bacon.

Bacon salt (which is essentially just smoked salt, which has been available for years - and which I have used) can be added to a homemade barbecue sauce in place of regular salt and liquid smoke or to give a smokey flavor to foods when it's inconvenient to grill.

They all could be used wisely, or stupidly. Putting any of them on everything you eat would be very bad, but each could have their place in a fairly healthy diet.

As a side note, I have added Bac-Os, imitation bacon bits to light mayonnaise on a turkey sandwhich, so I guess I made my own baconnaise.
__________________
My Etsy shop (currently closed for the summer)

http://www.dreamstormdesigns.etsy.com
etsy link by permission from 3fc! Want to add yours? Ask them!

Last edited by kaplods : 10-17-2009 at 02:09 PM.
kaplods is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-20-2009, 08:18 PM   #8
Senior Member
 
augeremt's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Colorado
Posts: 237

S/C/G: 224/ticker/140

Height: 5' 4"

Default

I wouldn't be surprised if this was actually real. I was in Norway for work this summer and every morning in the cafeteria all the locals would grab tubes of fishy things, including calamari. Imagine that! Calamari in a tube. Disgusting. So yeah, bacon doesn't seem so bad after-all.
augeremt is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply
Posts by members, moderators and admins are not considered medical advice
and no guarantee is made against accuracy.


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:40 AM.






Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.3.2