Oven-Fried Bacon

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Oven-Fried Bacon

Why This Recipe Works

Our oven-fried bacon recipe is a revelation. Cooking bacon in the oven has many advantages. First, the oven gives you a larger margin of error (a couple of minutes) than the skillet when it comes to timing. Second, the oven cooks the bacon ...

Why This Recipe Works

Our oven-fried bacon recipe is a revelation. Cooking bacon in the oven has many advantages. First, the oven gives you a larger margin of error (a couple of minutes) than the skillet when it comes to timing. Second, the oven cooks the bacon strips more consistently; when part of the bacon is done, all of it is done—there are no raw or burnt spots. And the only thing you need to do, following our oven-fried bacon recipe, once the bacon's in the oven, is to turn the pan halfway through cooking.

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Bacon, Eggs, and HomefriesSeason 2, Ep. 218

Bacon, eggs, and potatoes are the classic makings of an all-American breakfast. But bacon that is underdone in some spots and brittle in others is unappealing to everyone. And no one likes a tough che...