While we’re more than happy to go with the Martha Stewart’s perfect bacon cooking method, there are lots of other ways to prepare delectably smoky, sliced pork belly. Bon Appétit’s Amiel Stanek offers up 50 different methods for cooking the artery-clogging treat, some more successful than others.
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There’s nothing quite like the smell of sizzling bacon in the morning (or anytime, really.) But what happens if you run out and don’t want to wait for Instacart to show up? Glennz’s tasty t-shirt design envisions a machine we totally want in our kitchen – a desktop machine that prints bacon strips on demand.
While some might consider it sacrilegious to make bacon out of anything other than pork belly, we still very much enjoyed watching Tabitha Brown’s delightful recipe video for a vegetarian bacon substitute made from carrots, liquid smoke, maple syrup, and other seasonings.
While you could wrap up your credit cards and cash in actual bacon, that would not only make a greasy mess, but you’d probably end up eating it pretty quickly. This recycled paper wallet only features a realistic image of the delicious smoky meat, so it’s far less messy.
Bacon is one of the most delicious foods on the planet, but it’s difficult to cook properly and without making a mess. This kitchen gadget perfectly cooks up to six strips of bacon on a non-stick grille, keeping it from shriveling up, and catching all the grease in a tidy drip tray.
The latest proof that everything is better with bacon – this sweet and savory combo that replaces the flour shell of this traditional Italian desert with smoky and fatty strips of pork. Bacon + ricotta + chocolate chips = yum. Full recipe on Thrillist, by Perry Santanachote.
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