Asked in Animal Life
What is medium fat class bacon?
Never quite heard this label before. Generally a 'good' bacon rasher for rendering is considered about 2/3 : 1/3, fat : meat. (Read 2/3 fat to 1/3 meat per rasher) Now, there are varying degrees of the way the marbling sits in the meat based on the individual animal, not to mention the different types of cuts we consider in the bacon family. Salt pork is about 90% fat. Canadian and Irish bacon actually come more from the loin portion. What most...
Asked in Teen Dating, Friendship, Urban Slang
What does it mean when a guy calls a girl he was seeing an uglyskinny rasher?
When a guy calls a girl he was seeing an ugly, skinny rasher. It means that he is upset or angry with that girl. ...
Asked in Nutrition, Calorie Count
How are calories different from calories from fat?
They aren't different. A calorie is a calorie, whether it's from fat, protein or carbohydrates. What calories from fat is trying to tell you is how much fat is in the food and how if that fat wasn't there, the amount of calories that would no longer be there. Hence, one gram of protein or carbohydrate is equivalent to 4 calories. However, one gram of fat is equivalent to 9 calories. Therefore, if a rasher of bacon contained 80 calories and had...
Asked in Bacon (food)
Where does bacon get its name?
Until well into the sixteenth century, bacon or bacoun was a Middle English term used to refer to all pork in general. The term bacon comes from various Germanic and French dialects. It derives from the French bako, Common Germanic bakkon and Old Teutonic backe, all of which refer to the back. There are breeds of pigs particularly grown for bacon, notably the Yorkshire and Tamworth. In England, a side of bacon is called a gammon, and a slice of bacon is known...