I got it as a birthday gift, which just goes to show how much friends know that I love fatty, salted meat.
John Stewart, American humorist and host, has once described it as "for people who want to get heart disease but, you know, too lazy to actually make bacon."
It was invented by Dave Lefkow and Justin Esch, lucky bacon lovers who used the money they won on "America’s Funniest Home Videos" to create the Bacon Salt, the foundation of their now successful business enterprise, J&D Foods.
The mayonnaise does taste like bacon but it's too rich to mix with anything other than bread with real bacon. I will try the bacon salt on a new recipe and see how that works.