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Thursday 2 October 2014

Bacon chocolate and beer on menu

Published 11/02/2014 | 09:37

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An unexpected wave of saltiness hits Melissa Ehrke as she tries chocolate-covered bacon strips shaped like a rose (AP)

They are making bacon in so many different ways at one casino in the US that you can drink and even wear it.

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The Tropicana Casino and Resort's Bacon Week includes off-beat recipes such as bacon milkshakes, and chocolate-covered bacon shaped like roses.

There is bacon bourbon, margaritas, beer and vodka; bacon ice cream sundaes, and a BLT sandwich with a full pound of bacon at the Atlantic City venue.

There is even bacon-flavoured toothpaste, dental floss and lip balm.

Bacon festivals are becoming more common around the country. A bacon-lovers website counted nearly 30 around the country from last April through to December.

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