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If there's one thing Iowans know how to cook, it's bacon. And seldom do the culinary skills get more creative and/or obnoxious than at the annual Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival. Here's 13 photos of what you hopefully either sampled or missed at Saturday's event:

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Check out bacon stuffed shrimp at the @sakarisushilounge booth! #BaconFest

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Cookies made with bacon fat over at the @lamiebakery booth! #BaconFest #foodporn

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Check out the "Squeeze and Pull" meatball slider at Andiamo's stand #BaconFest #foodporn

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