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Rocco Loosbrock


Rocco Loosbrock is a financial wizard who writes about food, wine and the world of gourmet bacon.

Rocco owns and runs a Bacon of the Month Club called The Bacon Freak Bacon is Meat Candy Club as well as a Wine Club called the Coastal Vineyard Wine Club.

After leaving the military, Rocco worked at a local bank while attending classes and earned his Bachelor’s degree in Management at Azusa Pacific University. Rocco loves to do woodworking, cooking, and growing fresh ingredients for his kitchen.


Don Your Holiday Bib & Melt Yourself Some Butter!

My arithmetic goes like this: It makes more sense to buy the $125 cashmere sweater marked down to $95 than to pay full price for the $80 one.

30 Minutes To A Gourmet Lobster Meal

Broiled Lobster With Cajun Butter In Under 30 Minutes! The New York Times presents a great new lobster recipe that will absolutely blow your mind and taste buds! You've got to check this out for yourself!

Chicken and Black Bean Enchiladas and Barbecued Salmon with Bacon

Holly has prepared a few recipes for us that include bacon in recipes where you wouldn't expect it. Healthy salmon and barbecue sauce topped with bacon give salmon the perfect savory-sweet-salty topping.

Award Winning Cuisine Pairs Pinot Noir and Bacon for Bacon Freaks!

Roasted breast of pheasant with smoked bacon lardons, fingerling potatoes, chanterelle mushrooms and a thyme butter sauce.'

Bacon Freak Presents Spinach Salad With Apple Bacon

As we continue our quest to find the perfect recipe with bacon Jeff Glick the Executive Chef of Embassy Suites Outdoor World has sent us his Spinach Salad with Apple Bacon, Gorgonzola and Warm Tangerine Dressing.
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Caramelized Onion Tartlet and Bacon

Sautee vegetable in olive oil in stew pot until tender. Add tomato filets, bay leaves, and bundle of thyme. Cook down until its a thick stew.

Bacon Burgers, Bacon Potatoes, Cajun Flavor, oh my!

Even before bacon exploded in bits all over the Internet, I have to admit I considered myself somewhat of a bacon connoisseur.

Sam The Cooking Guy Uses Bacon and Beer to Make The...

Sam the Cooking Guy prides himself on being an everyday guy who makes food understandable. Sam has his own cooking show called Just Cook This!

First It Was Bacon on NBC’s the Office, Now Its Jerky

The NBC show, The Office, frequently threads food references into their episodes. On a recent episode, character Dwight Schrute (played by Rainn Wilson) rejects brownies referring to them as 'pastry cubes made of sugar and fat' and proclaiming that

What’s the secret to serving Sea Scallops wrapped with Bacon to...

Hello Bacon Fans! I am continuing my quest to find the best bacon recipes. In my effort to bring you the best I am asking some of the top chefs and restaurants in the country to reveal there secret recipes.

Taste the Chumeia Chardonnay

As the proprietor of the Coastal Vineyards Wine Club I get to taste a lot of different wines to determine which wines go into our wine clubs. We welcome you to our private cellar and our video series called Message in a Bottle.

Stuffed with Horseradish & Bacon-Wrapped, Chipotle Honey Sauce for Dipping

In our quest to create the perfect bacon centered meal, we here at www.Baconfreak.com are using our chef connections to do just that.

Sizzlin’ Scarves Saves Shivering In Snow Season!

As the cold weather begins to descend upon us, wrap some good taste around your neck for some bacony winter protection!

Cook Our Bacon Naked, But Not So Drunk!

This is the actual 'view screen' of a text message being sent by a drunk guy, cooking bacon on Halloween night. What more needs to be said?

Coastal Vineyards Wine Club Reviews Lomond Wines

As the proprietor of the Coastal Vineyards Wine Club I get to taste a lot of different wines to determine which wines go into our wine clubs.

Taste the Cab Frank Cabernet

Today we will bring back a classic wine that we featured a few years ago in our wine club. It is the Cab Frank which is a blend of merlot / cabernet sauvignon and cabernet franc. This vintage has an interesting story.
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Drinkin’ The Hair of The Pig That Bit Ya!

It was only a matter of time before someone figured out that if you take some delectably delicious bacon and infuse that flavor into a smooth whiskey, someone's going to make a pretty 'PIG' deal about it!

The Coastal Vineyards Cabernet Wine Club reviews Beckman Wines

The Beckmen's grow grapes on two vineyards, one of which is the Purisima Mountain Vineyard in Santa Ynez Valley area.

Cranberry Thanksgiving Turkey Jerky recipe

Thinking about Jerky and with Thanksgiving just around the corner, I know I will have about a ton of turkey left over. So the obvious is Turkey Jerky.
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A Martini with Bacon anyone?

Fans of the Bacon Martini say it is a far better drink than Bacon Vodka