What’s the Best Way to Store Bacon?
You can find great bacon in bulk, but you might not be able to eat five pounds of it before it goes bad. Scott Kveton, founder of Bacn.com, recommends freezing your bacon as soon as you get it home. Separate the bacon into portion-sized plastic bags and defrost it as the need arises. One of Scott’s favorite bulk bacons is available at Costco (as well as at Bacn.com); it’s called Fletcher’s Masterpiece Dry Cured Bacon, and at around $12 for four pounds, Scott says he “doesn’t know how they manage to make a profit on it.”
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