Place eggs in a large saucepan and fill with cool water. Slowly bring the water to a boil over medium heat. Once boiling, remove the heat and cover the saucepan for 10 minutes.
Drain water and peel eggs shells from the hard-boiled eggs. Cut each hard-boiled egg in half, carefully scoop out yolks and place in a medium bowl. Set the egg whites on a serving plate, cut side up.
To the bowl with egg yolks, add mayonnaise, 3/4 of the chopped bacon (leaving the remainder for garnish), diced avocado, cilantro, lime juice, cayenne pepper, a pinch of kosher salt, and a few turns of black pepper.
Using a fork, mash and stir the yolks until all ingredients are well-combined. It won't be smooth, but you don't want any big chunks of yolk remaining. Season to taste with additional salt, lime juice, and cayenne pepper.
Transfer yolk mixture to a small zip top bag. Seal the bag, then cut off one of the corners to create a small hole for dispensing yolk mixture. Pipe the yolk mixture into the wells of each egg white.
Sprinkle with reserved chopped bacon and light dusting of cayenne pepper.
Grease or butter a large baking sheet with butter.
In large saucepan, combine sugar, corn syrup, and water. Cook and stir over medium heat for about 10 minutes or until the sugar dissolves and the syrup begins to boil.
Using a candy thermometer to gauge the temperature, slowly increase heat to high until thermometer reads 300 degrees F. Immediately remove from heat.
Add the remaining ingredients (bacon pieces, chopped pecans, vanilla, butter and baking soda) to mixture. and stir. Be prepared for mixture to foam a bit as the baking soda reacts with other ingredients.
When foaming stops, pour hot mixture onto baking sheet in a thin, even layer.
Let cool for at least 10 minutes before breaking into pieces. Store in a covered container.
Heat oil in large pot. Season pork shoulder pieces with salt and pepper and cook over medium heat until meat is browned on all sides, 5 to 7 minutes.
Add "dry" items--the garlic, serrano peppers and onions, and cook until onion has softened, another 5 to 7 minutes. Then add chili pepper, stir to coat ingredients, and cook a minute more.
Adjust heat to low and add remaining ingredients--the chicken stock, kidney beans, diced tomatoes and tomato paste and stir to combine. Cover and let simmer for 5 hours, stirring occasionally, until flavors have had plenty of time to blend. Enjoy.
Chili can be garnished with shredded cheese, sour cream, avocado slices or tortilla chips.
This recipe can also be made in a crockpot with all ingredients cooked on low for 8 - 9 hours.
Wrap Indiana Kitchen bacon pieces around the outside of the scallops, then attach with a wooden skewer or toothpicks. Cook in a 425 degree oven (on a drip pan) for 20 minutes, or under the broiler for 15 minutes, or grill until Indiana Kitchen bacon is sizzling and brown and scallops are an opaque white.
Melt butter and stir in chili powder and cayenne. Drizzle over scallops before serving.
*Partially precook the Indiana Kitchen bacon, please. And do not skip the chili butter! It is delicious.