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Old 05-27-2016, 06:39 PM
Daylate Daylate is offline
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Agree that it's hard to have too much bacon.

Item of interest. Do you guys know how much of the raw bacon is thrown away before before it makes it to the table?

I once did an experiment to determine this. We had a 12 ounce package of bacon, which I weighed just before it was fried, and by golly it came out to exactly 12 ounces. Then, I weighed it again after frying. The fried, ready to eat weight was only 3.1 ounces. So, almost exactly 75% of the original bacon was basically thrown away after frying. Not very efficient - makes the price per piece of the fried bacon rather expensive.