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Deep Fried Bacon--How Much Worse?


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Deep Fried Bacon--How Much Worse?

stuartlafonda | Jan 7, 2009 06:25 AM

I love my bacon,egg and cheese on a roll. Maybe one of the great sandwiches of all time and sadly, pretty unhealthy. I have two small storefront sandwich joints that I go to for my sandwich. For you NY's it is Sams on Mulberry and Mosco and Paulie's on Baxter near Bayard. Sam's uses bigger eggs, melts the cheese more completely, will add Jalapeno's on request and is slightly cheaper. He deep fries the bacon. Tosses it in raw, gives it a long dunk, drains it and throws it on the sandwich. Paulie's does it under a foil wrapped brick on a flat metal griddle. So, how much worse is it for my health? Is the obvious answer the right one, that with a sandwich like that any difference is inconsequencial. Is it just a mental hurdle to be overcome?

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