In the 18th century bacon-faced meant someone with a fat or big round face. Saving one's bacon was slang used of a thief who had escaped with his loot. I'm pretty sure I've seen other references to bacon but I'll have to dig for those in my various slang dictionaries.
I have never read any of your posts, but from what I can learn I should say that for people who like the kind of posts you deliver, they are just the kind of posts such people like.
Osculum mihi asinum!