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Pork-a-Palooza Calling

Welcome back. It seems like there are a lot of people that are intrigued by the concept of Pork-a-Palooza, my fundraising event.  Let me give you the background.  My son, Rob, and I struck upon the idea a couple years ago when I discovered a recipe for Bacon Explosions.  You see, we were trying to determine the merits of Ham Smash-em-ups when we discovered a recipe for Bacon Explosions and decided, that we found a new culinary treat we had to try.  We did a test run and the results were nothing short of astounding.  With our new found gastronomic discovery we decided we needed to share this with as many people as we could.  Thus Pork-a-Palooza was born. For those that haven’t had a bacon explosion, let me explain what it is.  It is awesomeness, surrounded by greatness, wrapped with awesomeness.  I start with a weave of high-quality, dry-cured bacon arranged in a square, add a layer of ground sausage, and fill the middle with crispy fried bacon.  I then roll the square into a rol