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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