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Drape bacon pieces over the edge of the bowl so that they touch each other as little as possible or they'll cook to each other (if that bothers you. Doesn't bother me!)
<p>This is the most sensible and suitable methods I've stumbled upon. The paper method is ok-ish for three or four rashers of bacon but this simple system using a Pyrex or similar dish and plate really takes the bacon. Many thanks.</p>
<p>My mom used to make heart attack spaghetti you take half the grease and add it to spaghetti and crumble up the bacon there is probably more to it but hmm it was so good and 10x better the next day after sitting in the fridge.</p>
<p>This did work for the me. I need to use a bigger plate under the bowl next time. It was a little scary though, a lot of popping. I did remove the bacon from the bowl and I put it on paper towels and microwaved it for a minute more. This was a great method to get the pure bacon fat to save for future cooking. It didn't need straining. </p>
<p>My G.E. microwave oven looks pretty similar. That's a pretty typical design since it mounts under and between cabinets over the regular kitchen stove. Because it's back is against the wall it needs to circulate cooling air through the front.</p>
I want to know, what kindda microwave is that? Big fins on top. Tell me that's a classic :))
Awesome. Tried it with a Coke glass and a half pound of bacon. 10 minutes and the microwave only needed a light wipe down. Thanks.
This is a great idea. I have always hated frying it, what a mess, or microwaving it in small batches. To avoid the splatter in the microwave I put a paper towel over the bacon bowl and microwaved away. Thanks DconBluZ for this great tip.
Definitely different and I can see how it does a better job, but my microwave would be a mess to clean out.
Genius in it's simplicity! As far as hardened grease goes, put back in the nuker for a minute or few. &quot;Ta-dah!&quot; Good 'ible.
Great idea. As far as using bacon fat I have a buddy in Kansas who stated that they used it on bread and such all the time (couldn't afford butter). A few people said this was gross but he said it tasted better than butter and had the same fat content and type. I save all my bacon grease for cooking and as a condiment. When i get too much I use it as a fire starter in my back yard fire ring.
Gotta love it. Thanks for the tip
I save all my bacon grease for cooking stuff later. Great to saute onions in for things like chili, etc. I also found something that at first might seem a bit gross. I came across something called schmaltz brod, which is a German thing. You put something like bacon drippings on bread and eat it. Quite yummy. I also tried spreading a small amount of bacon fat on soda crackers...pretty tasty too (but don't tell my wife, she'd be after me about the cholesterol).
Thanks for the note. I've been looking up ways to clarify and save bacon grease, will probably start doing so with my next batch. I love to fry eggs in it.
Well done! (pun intended) I actually went out and bought a specific microwave dish for cooking bacon. Wish I would have read this first. Would have saved $20!
At Cousins, we just throw the bacon onto a sheet of wax paper- does make a mess, but works wonderfully.
The wax paper doesn't cause problems? Hmmm, I may try that one myself - don't think it'd work well for a pound of bacon but for 2-3 pieces it might be just the ticket. Thanks!
It leaves a film of grease underneath, that's easily cleaned up with a paper towel or a rag. I've done up to 12 pieces at once (that's enough for 2 subs)
Great find! I've been looking for a quicker way of cooking bacon. I've tried a lot of stuff. frying, in the oven on a cooky cooling rack, It's all messy. This looks like the best way yet. Thanks!
Raw bacon is actually pretty good. But still this is a great idea, thanks for the tip.
The bacon looks good - great method. L
Excellent innovation!
Holy cow thats a great idea!!! I usually do the paper towel method but this looks a LOT easier!
Cool! I'll have a try

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