New Super-Thick Sliced Bacon

09/29/11
Submitted by Megan
 
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Recently, we’ve had quite a few people call us asking for an even thicker slice of bacon than our classic sliced Applewood Smoked Bacon – which was no slouch in the thickness department as it was.  In the past, we would have suggested that these individuals buy a piece of our unsliced slab bacon and cut it to their desired thickness.  That’s been a really good option for some of our more hands-on home cooks but not for everyone.  Not everyone wants to slice their own bacon at home.  If you’re a lover of thinner strips of bacon, read no further, just go straight to our thin-sliced Applewood Smoked Bacon.

Now we have big, ultra-hefty slices of our Applewood Smoked Bacon for those of you that want your bacon even thicker than our regular rashers.  We cut each slice at ¼” thick, which might not sound like much, but if you get out your ruler, you’ll see it’s extremely substantial.  To give you a visual of just how thick this bacon is: it’s probably only slightly thinner than your smartphone or almost exactly the width of a No. 2 pencil.  For bacon, it’s BIG.

Bacon this thick is something you can eat with a knife and fork.  Some people call this a bacon steak and there are even restaurants that serve it this way, like Manny’s Steakhouse in Minneapolis.  A huge, meaty piece of bacon like this also fares well on the grill and we’ve heard from many who prefer to cook it that way. 

Let us know what you like to do with your SUPER-Thick Applewood Smoked Bacon!