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  The Bacon Show
Heat the oil and the bacon pieces in a skillet over medium heat, stirring occasionally, for 3 or 4 minutes until the bacon is sizzling and has rendered much of its fat.
Fry the bacon in heavy skillet until it is golden brown.
Sprinkle half the omelet with half the bacon, half the avocado, peeled and cut into 1/2 inch pieces, and half the Monterey Jack and cook the Omelet for 1 minute, or until it is set.
baconshow.blogspot.com   (3383 words)

  Francis Bacon
Aside from his unpleasant images of corrupt and disgusting humanity, Bacon deliberately subverted artistic conventions by using the triptych format of Renaissance altarpieces to show the evils of man, rather than the virtues of Christ.
Bacon changed the face (literally) of portraiture, and this volume captures how and why he did it.
This is the first biography of Bacon to utilize source documents left in the artist's studio.
www.artchive.com /artchive/B/bacon.html   (440 words)

  Roger Bacon - Crystalinks
Bacon's family appears to have been well-off, but, during the stormy reign of Henry III of England, their property was despoiled and several members of the family were driven into exile.
Some claim that Bacon fell out of favor, and was later imprisoned by the Franciscan order in 1278 in Ancona as his dissemination of Arab alchemy, and his protests against the ignorance and immorality of the clergy, roused accusations of witchcraft.
Roger Bacon is considered by some to be the author of the Voynich Manuscript, because of his studies in the fields of alchemy, astrology, and languages.
www.crystalinks.com /bacon.html   (1265 words)

 Francis Bacon [Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy]
Sir Francis Bacon (later Lord Verulam, the Viscount St. Albans, and Lord Chancellor of England) was born in London in 1561 to a prominent and well-connected family.
Evidently Bacon believed that in order for a genuine advancement of learning to occur, the prestige of philosophy (and particularly natural philosophy) had to be elevated, while that of history and literature (in a word, humanism) needed to be reduced.
Bacon points out that recognizing and counteracting the idols is as important to the study of nature as the recognition and refutation of bad arguments is to logic.
www.utm.edu /research/iep/b/bacon.htm   (6065 words)

 Francis Bacon (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)
Francis Bacon (1561–1626) was one of the leading figures in natural philosophy and in the field of scientific methodology in the period of transition from the Renaissance to the early modern era.
Francis Bacon was born January, 22, 1561, the second child of Sir Nicholas Bacon (Lord Keeper of the Seal) and his second wife Lady Anne Coke Bacon, daughter of Sir Anthony Coke, tutor to Edward VI and one of the leading humanists of the age.
Bacon, V [1889], 547–59), he provides a summary in his Novum Organum (II, 50): “it has not been ill observed by the chemists in their triad of first principles, that sulfur and mercury run through the whole universe … in these two one of the most general consents in nature does seem to be observable.
plato.stanford.edu /entries/francis-bacon   (8571 words)

 Bacon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bacon is generally considered a breakfast dish, cut into thin slices before being fried or grilled.
Bacon made from the meat on the back of the pig is referred to as back rashers and is part of traditional British and Irish breakfasts.
Rashers are also popular in sandwiches; a sandwich with bacon, lettuce and tomato is popularly called a BLT, while hot bacon in bread or a roll (often served with brown sauce or tomato ketchup) is often called a bacon butty.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bacon   (1287 words)

 Daily Herald | It's bacon!
Bacon, quite simply, is a cured (preserved with salt) piece of pork, generally the pork belly -- though it can be made from the cheek, hind legs and loin.
With the advent of manufacturing in the early 20th century, bacon became widely available to mass markets and a staple in the modern kitchen.
Lakshmi, a former model, admits to a long love affair with bacon, wolfing down Carl Jr.'s bacon-topped barbecue burgers as a teen and sprinkling it on salads and grits, and she exalts it as an excellent hangover cure.
www.dailyherald.com /story/?id=118202   (1927 words)

 Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon was the son of Nicolas Bacon, the Lord Keeper of the Seal of Elisabeth I. He entered Trinity College Cambridge at age 12.
Bacon later described his tutors as "Men of sharp wits, shut up in their cells of a few authors, chiefly Aristotle, their Dictator." This is likely the beginning of Bacon's rejection of Aristotelianism and Scholasticism and the new Renaissance Humanism.
January 22, born in London to Sir Nicolas Bacon, the lord keeper of seal, and the sister-in-law of Lord Burghley.
oregonstate.edu /instruct/phl302/philosophers/bacon.html   (636 words)

 Francis Bacon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bacon continued to receive the King's favour, and in 1618 was appointed by James to the position of Lord Chancellor.
Bacon also wrote In felicem memoriam Elizabethae, a eulogy for the queen written in 1609; and various philosophical works which constitute the fragmentary and incomplete Instauratio magna, the most important part of which is the Novum Organum (published 1620).
Bacon did not propose an actual philosophy, but rather a method of developing philosophy; he wrote that, whilst philosophy at the time used the deductive syllogism to interpret nature, the philosopher should instead proceed through inductive reasoning from fact to axiom to law.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Francis_Bacon   (2462 words)

Another writing of Bacon, "Compendium studii philosophiæ", was composed during the pontificate of Gregory X who succeeded Clement IV (1271-76), as Bacon speaks of this last-named pope as the "predecessor istius Papæ" (chap.
Bacon himself and his pupils, such as John of Paris, whom he praises highly, William of Mara, Gerard Huy, and others are a striking argument that his proposals were no Utopian fancies: they showed in their own persons what in their idea a theologian should be.
Bacon was a faithful scholar of open character who frankly uttered what he thought, who was not afraid to blame whatsoever and whomsoever he believed to deserve censure, a scholar who was in advance of his age by centuries.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/13111b.htm   (3988 words)

 Bacon's Rebellion
Bacon was a troublemaker and schemer whose father sent him to Virginia in the hope that he would mature.
After Bacon drove the Pamunkeys from their nearby lands in his first action, Berkeley exercised one of the few instances of control over the situation that he was to have, by riding to Bacon's headquarters at Henrico with 300 "well armed" gentlemen.
Bacon would then be relieved of the council seat that he had won for his actions that year, but he was to be given a fair trial for his disobedience.
www.nps.gov /colo/Jthanout/BacRebel.html   (1954 words)

 Francis Bacon and the scientific method
Bacon's ambition was not merely to master all knowledge, but to reform it, especially the way by which new knowledge was to be acquired.
Bacon was not himself a distinguished scientist, though he dabbled in experiment; his importance is in the way he articulated what was to become the dominant mode of thought.
Bacon eloquently argued that deductive reasoning should be replaced by inductive (scientific) reasoning:
ise.uvic.ca /Library/SLT/ideas/bacon.html   (339 words)

 The Bibliographies/BaconLibrary
Francis Bacon is rightly celebrated as one of the founders of the scientific and technological revolution that transformed Western civilization.
Bacon's reputation as a philosopher of science has sunk since the 17th and early 18th centuries, when he was accorded the title 'Father of Experimental Philosophy.' It is high time for this illustrious designation to be restored to him.
Bacon not Shakespeare; in rejoinder to the "Shakespeare not Bacon," of J. Melbourne, 1887, pp.
www.sirbacon.org /biblio.html   (8381 words)

 Bacon + Log = BLog!
truth be told, i've been cutting down on the bacon and pie and french fries and gin, all as an effort to get rid myself of the lardy feeling i've had about my body.
luckily, it was, and they were wearing bacon buttons to prove it.
don't forget, also, the deadline to submit your bacon work for the spectacular multimedia art show is may 31.
www.maganda.org /blog/index2.php   (619 words)

 Bacon, Francis, English philosopher. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
He was the son of Sir Nicholas Bacon, lord keeper to Queen Elizabeth I. Francis Bacon was a member of Parliament in 1584 and his opposition to Elizabeth’s tax program retarded his political advancement; only the efforts of the earl of Essex led Elizabeth to accept him as an unofficial member of her Learned Council.
He was knighted in 1603, became attorney general in 1613, lord keeper in 1617, and lord chancellor in 1618; he was created Baron Verulam in 1618 and Viscount St. Albans in 1621.
Bacon’s contribution to philosophy was his application of the inductive method of modern science.
www.bartleby.com /65/ba/BaconF-phl.html   (427 words)

 Kitchen Dictionary: bacon
Bacon should be 1/2 - 2/3 fat, which gives bacon its flavor.
Rendered bacon fat, bacon grease, is often used as a cooking fat, especially in Southern U.S. cuisine.
You can also purchased pre-cooked bacon bits for salads, and the like, but if they are true bacon they will need to be refrigerated.
www.recipezaar.com /library/getentry.zsp?id=352   (155 words)

 Glossary of People: Ba
Bacon wrote the Phenomena of the Universe Or Natural History for the Building Up of Philosophy when he was 48.
In Bacon's time, it would have been impossible for someone with a scientific disposition to distinguish between fact and fiction - religious dogma, travellers' yarns, superstition, the untested and unsubstantiated wisdom of the ancients, the practice of farmers and artisans handed down from father to son and mother to daughter.
The advantage Bacon had over his fellow-philosophers on the Continent, was that while war and the inquisition ravaged Europe, England was relatively (relatively!) united, prosperous and liberal and it was possible for Bacon to write as he did without winding up on the rack or the stake.
www.marxists.org /glossary/people/b/a.htm   (2544 words)

 CNN.com - Sizzling second annual Bacon Show - Aug. 20, 2003
Shimoda, 25, said he was inspired by the memories bacon evokes, particularly of his childhood.
He said he remembers cooking two pounds of bacon for breakfast every Sunday morning when Brandon was younger.
Gretel's mother was the one who saw Shimoda's advertisement in a local newspaper and helped her daughter enter her painting.
www.cnn.com /2003/TRAVEL/08/19/offbeat.bacon.ap/index.html   (460 words)

 Bacon - Pig Candy - The Virtual Weber Bullet
If you are using a good quality smoked bacon, there's no reason to add smoke wood to the fire.
Other recipes I've seen use 1/2 cup brown sugar for 1-3/4 pounds of bacon--over twice as much bacon as I cooked here--so you be the judge of how far you want to stretch the topping.
Cook the bacon another 20-30 minutes, depending on how hot the cooker is running, until done to your liking.
www.virtualweberbullet.com /bacon1.html   (630 words)

There isn't much special about bacon except that many have trouble cooking it in a microwave.
On a platter, place one white paper towel (I've found that the bacon is much more likely to stick to the towel if there are designs on it or if it's a "generic" brand).
If you attempt to use the same platter the fact that it is warm and covered with grease will greatly alter the cooking time for the second batch.
tomsdomain.com /recipes/bacon.htm   (319 words)

 Chocolate Candy Bars - Gourmet Milk, Dark & White Chocolate Candy Bars from Vosges Haut-Chocolat - Mo's Bacon Bar - New
And then, the magic—just a bite of the bacon was too salty and I yearned for the sweet kiss of chocolate and syrup, so I combined the two.
In retrospect, perhaps this was a turning point; for on that plate something magical happened, the beginnings of a combination so ethereal and delicious that it would haunt my thoughts until I found the medium to express it—chocolate.
Stuff with chorizo and place ¼ of a bacon bar square in the center of the chorizo.
www.vosgeschocolate.com /product/bacon_exotic_candy_bar/exotic_candy_bars   (438 words)

 Pork Information | Business.com
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Produces hot dogs, bacon, lunchmeat, ham, and sausage for worldwide retail, service deli and foodservice markets.
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 The Bacon Brothers | Home
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The Bacon Brothers will be on The Today Show tomorrow, May 6th!
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www.baconbros.com   (39 words)

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