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Thread: Help! I still hate bacon. Am I eating bad slices/cooking them wrong?

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    Help! I still hate bacon. Am I eating bad slices/cooking them wrong?

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    I've always disliked bacon because of the texture of being too dry and crumbly while imparting a much too salty flavor. I haven't eaten it for years. I just tried it today, and I still hate it. Am I being served badly cooked bacon, and/or what's the best way to cook it properly? Any particular bacon brands that are good?

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    Why do you think you need to eat bake when you don`t like it? You can enjoy a good Primal diet without baking. Prepare something you like instead :-)

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    Don't stress it. Bacon is optional. I prefer slow cooked pork belly for that real porcine indulgence
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    You'll probably do better without the bacon. Don't sweat it and don't force it on yourself if you don't like it.

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    I don't eat much bacon either. Unnecessary.

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    I find that I like it most as a condiment. I add it to greens to salt them up. I crumble a piece on a salad. I use it in a sauce. Stuff like that.

    If you don't like it, don't eat it. There are so many other wonderful foods out there!

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    Haha, okay. I am just feeling sad that I cannot identify with all the PBers out there who are in love with bacon

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    i'm not a huge fan of bacon. I pretty much just cook it once ever 3 months or so b/c occasionally i like it w/ eggs & it is kinda nice crumbled over salad and i like to cook other stuff in bacon grease.

    if you're getting bacon at a restaurant it's probably way overcooked and probably cheapo stuff too.

    get the thicker "rasher" style cuts at the grocery store & don't cook it to death & you'll probably like it better.

    however, you definitely don't have a requirement to eat bacon, so don't worry about it.

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    Smile Mmm, bacon.

    There's nothing wrong with disliking bacon, so I wouldn't worry about it. BUT Applegate Farms Sunday Bacon is awesome!! & you have to overcook it to make it crispy, so I would definitely give that one a try before swearing bacon off completely, lol

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    I've always disliked bacon because of the texture of being too dry and crumbly while imparting a much too salty flavor.
    Have you sought counselling? :P
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