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** How do you know when bacon is done? **

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it. Obviously, you do not


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By Peggy Trowbridge Filippone, About.com Guide

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-Bacon Cooking Tips-

• If the packaged sliced bacon is cold from the refrigerator, slowly
slide the dull edge of a butter knife along the length between the strips,
gently rocking to separate slices. Plan ahead and take the bacon out of the
refrigerator thirty minutes before cooking. The slices should separate
easily.

• When frying bacon, it's important to keep a close eye on it and turn it
often. It can burn in the blink of an eye. Older bacon will cook and burn
almost twice as quickly as fresh bacon.

• If you prefer very crispy bacon, choose thinner slices to fry up. Pour
or baste off the fat as it accumulates in the pan. Use medium to medium-low
heat. Cook slowly, turning often, to render out the most fat and help
reduce shrinkage. Pricking with a fork will help alleviate any curling
problems. Drain breakfast bacon on paper towels.

• The fat rendered from the cooked bacon is highly-prized as a cooking
oil for its flavor. After cooking the bacon, cool the rendered oil to room
temperature and then pour through a fine sieve into a glass container.
Cover and store in the refrigerator or freezer for


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