I can't cook bacon. Now I'm self aware.

Toto'sDad

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A quick Google says that 454g (that's one pound in old money) of bacon contains 190g of fat (290% of daily value), 500mg cholesterol (165% daily value), and 2000-2500cal depending on the cure.

Convince me that eating a pound of bacon in one sitting is healthy :)
Nooooo, I'm not gonna listen, ignorance is bliss, pass the bacon!
 

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A quick Google says that 454g (that's one pound in old money) of bacon contains 190g of fat (290% of daily value), 500mg cholesterol (165% daily value), and 2000-2500cal depending on the cure.

Convince me that eating a pound of bacon in one sitting is healthy :)

I didn't realize we were talking about eating a pound in one sitting. That's a ton of calories.
 
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Convince me that eating a pound of bacon in one sitting is healthy :)

Who's your daddy?

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I remember bacon…

It ain’t the fat, it’s the nitrites/trates/whatever.

Anyway, Morningstar farms are probably just as bad but , 4” gone on my waist line so…blecchh…

Soy meat suuuuucks…👎🏽🤢
 

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I like to cook it in the oven ... the whole pack. On top of Brussel sprouts. The sprouts soak up the grease. The bacon gets nice and crispy. Store them in the fridge and eat on em all week.

I used to cut up the bacon but now I just leave it whole.

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as a kid I would just drag it over a hot oven grill a few times before eating. Six siblings, you had to move fast before the others got a whiff.
 

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I remember bacon…

It ain’t the fat, it’s the nitrites/trates/whatever.

Anyway, Morningstar farms are probably just as bad but , 4” gone on my waist line so…blecchh…

Soy meat suuuuucks…👎🏽🤢
Alex is a lean mean fighting machine, he doesn't eat anything but dogfood! Is there a health note in there somewhere? ;)
 

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When I first read the title of the post, I thought the OP was having trouble properly cooking bacon. But, obviously you’re not having any problems in that area. Party on!
 

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Take your bacon raw and press strips into a bowl of brown sugar (coating each strip) then bake @400 til just crisp.

I like to put cooling racks in my sheet pan to elevate said bacon while baking so grease drips off.

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Take your bacon raw and press strips into a bowl of brown sugar (coating each strip) then bake @400 til just crisp.

I like to put cooling racks in my sheet pan to elevate said bacon while baking so grease drips off.

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Mmmmmmm ... Cholesterol AND carbs together like it's the first time!
A cardiologist's wet dream!
 

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You should try baking it in the oven. Easiest method, great results, easy to clean if you set it up right and because you'll set a timer you can't screw it up and burn it. It's the player piano of the bacon cookery world.
That’s exactly what I was going to say. Oven cooked bacon is perfect every time.
 

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I have learned that to make bacon crispy you start with a cold skillet. LOW heat. Yeah, it take a long time to finish.But it is not burnt! I prefer thick sliced. Made some this morn. HMMMMMM 😍
 




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