Check out the updated version of my bacon method here: How to Make Perfect Bacon with Zero Mess.
Bacon and butter make everything better.
Older Brother coined this phrase–recently, he’s added “and books” after “butter”, which just delights my soul–and loves to declare it with gusto at every opportunity. Of which there are many, as we love bacon, butter and all things cooked with said animal fats.
Here’s my favorite, time-saving, virtually mess-free method of cooking bacon. It (usually) keeps my baking sheets clean, and provides plenty of yummy drippings for later use. It also keeps my stove top clean, free from grease splatters. It saves time– I can place all the bacon in the oven at once, without having to stand at the stove tending batches of bacon.
This method also produces perfectly crisp bacon, which is how I like it. You can shorten the cooking time if you like softer bacon.