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2 hours ago, Mitch Cumsteen said:

I'm probably going to get killed for this, but I microwave my bacon in a pyrex dish with a lid on it. No mess outside the dish, done in like 5-6 minutes. Comes out just about perfect every time. 

i used to do that with paper towels layered in when i didn't want to clean a skillet.  doesn't allow recovery of bacon grease, though, so now i'm fully team oven bacon (and tossing some foil is even easier than putting the pyrex in the washer). 

some bacon leaves a sticky mess in a skillet from all the sugar.  seems to be worse with non-traditional flavors like jalapeno bacon. 

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I’ll be the first to admit how delicious an egg fried in an iron skillet is with hot bacon grease flipped on top to cook it. Sure miss those.

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5 hours ago, Armybrat said:

Mrs. Brat does the foil in the rimmed cookie sheet, but after oven baking she lets it cool down on the counter to congeal, then puts the paper towels (used to drain & dry the bacon) in the grease, wraps it up & puts it in the freezer for later disposal.

Why the freezer after it’s already congealed and is wrapped in foil and paper towel? Why not straight into the trash at that point?

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5 minutes ago, Covri said:

Why the freezer after it’s already congealed and is wrapped in foil and paper towel? Why not straight into the trash at that point?

Mrs. Brat cooks the weekend bacon on Saturday morning. We do not want any insects or critters getting into the trash can (in my yard shed) before garbage pickup on Wednesdays.

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6 hours ago, Armybrat said:

Mrs. Brat does the foil in the rimmed cookie sheet, but after oven baking she lets it cool down on the counter to congeal, then puts the paper towels (used to drain & dry the bacon) in the grease, wraps it up & puts it in the freezer for later disposal.

A wad of grease soaked towel also makes a great firestarter if you're grilling or smoking something. And smells fantastic in the process.

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On 5/9/2020 at 8:05 AM, Steel Shank said:

Check out this fucking whole brisket sandwich.

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Is that a dugout bat/pipe laying on the counter there, shank?

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4 hours ago, futureman said:

wtf?  well done?

I'm not going to explain it to you. The others will understand why.

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I've done the microwave thing many times, especially when I'm just looking for some crunch to add to a burger or throw in with some pinto beans or something.  As a straight breakfast side, the baking sheet in the oven is the way to go, although I have to say my wife can fry it up in cast iron on the gas cooktop better than any oven bacon I've made.  It's just too little yield for me and my impatience -- takes about 12-15 minutes per half dozen slices, whereas I can quadruple that in the oven in just a little more time.

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15 minutes ago, jimmyjazz said:

I've done the microwave thing many times, especially when I'm just looking for some crunch to add to a burger or throw in with some pinto beans or something.  As a straight breakfast side, the baking sheet in the oven is the way to go, although I have to say my wife can fry it up in cast iron on the gas cooktop better than any oven bacon I've made.  It's just too little yield for me and my impatience -- takes about 12-15 minutes per half dozen slices, whereas I can quadruple that in the oven in just a little more time.

Yep, the volume matters -- I can get bacon for the whole family of four done in the oven all at once.

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1 hour ago, Steel Shank said:

I'm not going to explain it to you. The others will understand why.

cool, man.  not my problem you overcooked your burger.  I just didn’t expect it. 

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For oven bacon, coat pieces in flour. Put on baking rack. 350 for 20-30 mins depending on your oven. It’s glorious on burgers and sandwiches. 

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1 hour ago, South Austin said:

Steel Shank, are you trying to prove a point to the class?

Hamburger sandwich

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10 hours ago, threesheets said:

He didn't overcook it. When he cooked it.

no, he did.  it’s fine.  just unexpected. 

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made carnitas on Monday.  used some of the leftovers to make my version of the Cubanito.  I guess you could say it was the Cubanito-lite, since I didn't have any ham or bacon.

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still have some LOs, so I made a more traditional cuban sandwich for lunch, today.  also slammed, etc.

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57 minutes ago, strangulation! said:

just to be clear - i repped you equally for the sandwich and the plate

I used that same plate last night in the steel shank thread. Hopefully South Austin’s mom washed it. 

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1 hour ago, Judge Roybeanbag said:

Hopefully South Austin’s mom washed it. 

doubtful considering she rarely gets off her back. 

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1 hour ago, futureman said:

doubtful considering she rarely gets off her back front. 

Fixed it.

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7 hours ago, strangulation! said:

just to be clear - i repped you equally for the sandwich and the plate

Always a +rep for Corelle.

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On 5/13/2020 at 12:02 PM, GreenspointTexas said:

Sigh

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So a hotdog is actually a taco?  And a kolache is actually sushi?

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On 5/21/2020 at 5:53 AM, ChickenSandwich said:

For oven bacon, coat pieces in flour. Put on baking rack. 350 for 20-30 mins depending on your oven. It’s glorious on burgers and sandwiches. 

What is the benefit of the flour? 

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1 hour ago, Landomatic said:

  And a kolache is actually sushi?

 

Oh shit, now you've started the kolache debate.

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10 minutes ago, PantsTent said:

Oh shit, now you've started the kolache debate.

I didn't start it.  But I will finish it.

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21 hours ago, wd40 said:

made carnitas on Monday.  used some of the leftovers to make my version of the Cubanito.  I guess you could say it was the Cubanito-lite, since I didn't have any ham or bacon.

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still have some LOs, so I made a more traditional cuban sandwich for lunch, today.  also slammed, etc.

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fucking love nandos!

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Last Saturday I started my day off with a sausage, sauerkraut, and Swiss kolache for breakfast.  For lunch I had some delicious chili with 3 different kinds of beans. Then I grilled up some shrimp fajitas for dinner, and finished my evening with a vodka martini.   

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44 minutes ago, utee94 said:

Last Saturday I started my day off with a sausage, sauerkraut, and Swiss kolache for breakfast.  For lunch I had some delicious chili with 3 different kinds of beans. Then I grilled up some shrimp fajitas for dinner, and finished my evening with a vodka martini.   

. . . and this is why we can't have nice things.

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