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How to Make a Lot of Bacon, Quickly


Bacon is like every person's secret lover. It's a reason many wake-up in the morning and one of the big reasons people say they could never go on a vegetarian diet. The crunchy saltiness makes it a big hit for everyone from babies learning to eat to people who have been living for a hundred years. People would eat it every day if it's wasn't so annoying to make.

Pan-fried bacon takes forever to make as you perfectly crisp only a few pieces at a time. Usually you need to cut them up to fit them in the pan and then there's the whole bacon-grease-spitting-all-over-you thing you have to worry about too. You shouldn't let either of these reasons keep you from ever enjoying the amazing bacon and with this life hack — you can enjoy bacon every day if you wanted to.

Behold — the easiest, fastest way ever to make bacon:

How to Make a Lot of Bacon, Quickly
Cuisine: breakfast
Author: Devan McGuinness
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  • A full package of bacon
  1. Line a baking sheet with foil (optional: place a grill rack on top) line the bacon on top, arranging so they don't touch
  2. Place in non-preheated oven at 400°F and cook for 18-20 minutes or until crispy and brown.
  3. Remove from heat and transfer cooked bacon to paper towels to absorb any grease

Photo credit: adapted from Dinner Series/Flickr

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Devan McGuinness

Devan McGuinness is Editor-In-Chief of the lifestyle website byDevan . Gluten-free, vegan eater, and home-schooling mother to 4, Devan believes you can have all the finer things in life -- even when you don't have a lot of time.

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