How to cook bacon

Using @danbenjamin's baconmethod.com recipe

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Making perfect bacon every time is easy.

Making perfect bacon every time is easy.

Line a pan with the bacon. I use a glass baking pan, but I\u2019ve also used steel and aluminum baking sheets. Metal baking sheets might warp.

Line a pan with the bacon. I use a glass baking pan, but I’ve also used steel and aluminum baking sheets. Metal baking sheets might warp.

Put the pan into a cold, unheated oven. Middle rack is fine.

Put the pan into a cold, unheated oven. Middle rack is fine.

Set the oven to bake at 400\u00b0F (204\u00b0C).  Set the timer for 20 minutes.

Set the oven to bake at 400°F (204°C). Set the timer for 20 minutes.

It might take a few more or a few less depending on your own oven, so watch it close the first time.

It might take a few more or a few less depending on your own oven, so watch it close the first time.

Remove the pan from the oven.

Remove the pan from the oven.

Place the bacon on a plate (or a plate lined with a paper towel if you\u2019re grease averse). Enjoy the best, crispiest, most delicious bacon you\u2019ve ever had.

Place the bacon on a plate (or a plate lined with a paper towel if you’re grease averse). Enjoy the best, crispiest, most delicious bacon you’ve ever had.

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