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Thread: Bacon Consistency

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    Quote Originally Posted by nccaster77 View Post
    Here in NC Smithfield bacon is pretty consistent and goes for about $4/lb. Let’s talk makin’ bacon. Lay out the whole pkg. on a baking sheets with sides on foil sprayed with cooking spray oil. Start oven @ 350 and cook to desired texture. Anywhere from limp flimsy chewy bacon to xtra crisp. Perfect bacon every time. No mess. Put the leftovers in fridge for salads or microwave the next morning.
    Years ago I got some large jerky smoking racks at Gander Mountain. Fit a large aluminum sheet pan (don't know if they are called a quarter or half sheet) Lay the bacon on one of the racks sitting in the sheet pan, and cook like you said. You can cook about 3/4 lb at a time on them. Can line the pan with aluminum foil, also, but the clean up w/o the foil is no hassle for me.
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    I can get Wright bacon on sale and get a lb of Jimmy Dean sausage with it free so I buy a lot at one time.

    I also buy Bacon Up which is 14 oz of factory prepared and filtered bacon grease. I can use it to make gravy without making bacon.
    EDG

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