The Why This? Why That? Why Now? series wrapped up today on the Words and Ideas stage with the following words of wisdom from Dave Lefkow, the co-founder of J&D's Foods, the Seattle company that brought the world bacon salt, baconnaise, and bacon lipbalm.
"If you wrap bacon bits around bacon, you can travel back in time."
"I don't think they've eaten dates since biblical times, but wrap one in bacon and it's incredible."
"When the earth was created nobody really intended for pigs and shrimp to mingle, but they did and it's delicious."
"If anybody ever has trouble meeting women, dress as a giant strip of bacon."
"North Korea got one minute on ABC News; [baconnaise] got three."
"We test all of these products on interns. We've only killed two of them so far."
On MorningStar Farms veggie bacon strips:
"Really, it's just a gateway for bacon-eating, so I'm okay with it."
"If you don't like bacon, America may not be the country for you."