Baked Bacon

I LOVE bacon!!! But, cooking a lot of bacon can be difficult unless you use my Success Secret for Baked Bacon…..

Video: Vickie’s Baked Bacon

Cooking bacon for a bunch can be a challenge but it is EASY when you make Vickies Baked Bacon.

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.

Lay a wire rack into a foil lined rimmed cookie or baking sheet.  Lay bacon slices on the rack.  You will be able to cook 10 to 12 slices this way.  If you need to cook more, use two baking sheets.

For a pretty presentation, scrunch bacon slightly to make a ribbon effect.

Bake for 15 to 18 minutes.  Note:  If you are cooking extra thick bacon, you will have to adjust the baking time.

Baked Bacon
Recipe type: Breakfast
  • Bacon - allow at least 2 slices per person
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Lay a wire rack into a foil lined pan.
  3. Lay the bacon on top of the wire rack. All of the bacon grease will drain off as the bacon bakes.
  4. Bake for 15 to 18 minutes.

Bacon really seems to round out a breakfast or brunch.  Always allow at least 2 slices of bacon per person.  I think this is the best way to cook bacon because all of the grease drains off into the foil lined pan as the bacon bakes.  Then the clean-up is a breeze.  Just gather up the aluminum foil and throw away.  If you save your bacon grease, you can drain it out of the pan and into your bacon grease container.  Either way…this is super easy!

To download the printable directions with how-to-photos, click here:  Success Secret Bacon for a Bunch

You may also like to see how to Microwave Bacon.  Check out How To Microwave Bacon.

Remember, “Let’s Make Life Special by sharing great food with our family and friends!  Enjoy!”


Chilling White Wine In An Ice Bucket

Here’s a success tip on how to fill an ice bucket and chill white wine.  

Video: Chilling White Wine In An Ice Bucket

Learn the success secret for filling an ice bucket and chilling white wine! This simple trick will make it easy!

How many times have you been to a party and you can’t get the white wine bottle out of the ice bucket?  Or, when you get it out…you can’t get it back in the ice?  So many people don’t know the secret for filling an ice bucket!  Here is the simple secret! 

Fill the bottom of the ice bucket with about an inch layer of ice cubes.

Fill the ice bucket halfway with cold water. The cold water is the success secret – it helps to chill the wine and it makes is easy to get the wine bottle in and out of the ice bucket.

Place the bottle of wine in the ice bucket and position it in the middle of the bucket.

Fill up around the wine bottle with more ice cubes.  Fill up to the top of the bottle’s label – but don’t pack the ice too tightly.

After about 30 minutes the wine will be perfectly chilled.

To download printable directions, click hereSuccess Secret_Chilling White Wine


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