13 Reasons Why Jalapeño Is The New Bacon

Move over, piggy. There’s a new kid in town. And for an extra kick, Lil’ Kicker has plenty.

1. Bacon had its moment.

2. Now, it’s all about this spicy little fella.

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3. Jalapeños make everything more delicious.

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4. Like fried chicken.

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5. And burgers.

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6. And cocktails.

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The Jalapeno-Mango Mojito. You know you want to make one now.

7. Dare we say jalapeño makes bacon taste better?

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8. Because really, what good is salty fat without a little spice?

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9. The jalapeño is the unsung hero.

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10. Making the stuffed peppers pop.

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11. Making the guacamole a fiesta in your mouth.

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12. Making these hush puppies wag their tail.

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13. Making the white chocolate….hold up….even the jalapeño has its limits.

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In conclusion, bacon is OVER.

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LONG LIVE THE JALAPEÑO!

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