Bacon, Bacon, Bacon!

The first thing you would smell entering my grandmother’s house when I was a kid was bacon. She must have fried it up once or twice a day. She even kept the drippings (which she used to cook everything in) in an large mason jar on a shelf over the stove. I mean why cook with olive oil or butter when you’ve got bacon grease on hand? Bonkers good!

There are pros and cons to the different ways of cooking bacon, but as this video will show you whether you choose to do it on the stove top or in the oven, it’s easy to turn out incredibly crispy, crunchy scrumptiousness whenever the mood suits you!

About the Author

Catherine is a mama of three. A Kentucky girl living in California. Here’s what I know: all kids can be great eaters and mealtime must be easy. I create simple, healthy recipes the whole family will love.

Comments

  1. So glad you posted this recipe. I was about to make the bacon and cheese waffles in your cookbook. Thanks!

  2. update: I followed the directions for this recipe but the bacon was still soft after 20 min. So I just turned off the oven and left the bacon in for 30 min more to see what would happen and it became nice and crispy. yummm.

  3. If you read other “How to cook crispy bacon articles” almost all will advise using a thick heavy cast iron skillet and adding just enough water to cover the bottom of the frying pan. This is done after putting in the bacon and of course before heating. This renders the fat to keep spatter at a minimum and protects against burning.. Check it out! Also, on weekends or when time permits cook it outside on a deck or patio if available, in an electric skillet, In a small home the smell, while pleasant for a while can linger forever, and if you do burn it, no lingering burnt and smoke oder in your home. I tried your recommended oven method and.no curled ends and yummy crispy bacon.

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