I love the New York Times. I read it everyday online, especially the Dining and Wine section and the Style section. Today the most e-mailed article on at NYTimes.com was "Take Bacon. Add Sausage. Blog." It's worth the read. I'm not sure that the recipe looks like anything that I want to try, but I like the article. 2 lbs of bacon around 2 lbs of sausage around cooked bacon, it is a heart attack in pig.
A group of family and friends who are, whether they know it or not, a part of the 1001 challenge. Generally, although not necessarily, foodies, they will all be instrumental in tasting the way through the 1001 foods.