I never realized you could cook bacon like this until my roommate started doing it this way lol. Sometimes for thicker bacon, I flip the pieces halfway through so I don’t have any half cooked pieces. Thank you! I love cooking bacon in the oven, easy cleanup, just shut the oven door;P, Bookmarking this right now! You guys I have a massive trick to keeping the bacon from popping grease all over your oven! The New York Times: Diner's Journal -- Does Turkey Have to Roast on a Rack? Can the baking sheet be covered with parchment paper instead of foil? I've been cooking keto/low carb for the past 10 years! Totally trying that next time! 350F will just take longer. This oven bacon recipe shows steps to use a foil lined baking sheet, and my #1 trick to keeping your oven clean. Confusing info about covering w/ parchment to keep oven clean…. Very good recipe. My favorite kind of bacon is thick cut bacon. To help keep it from sticking to the pan, place the first slice meatier side up, then lay the next slice half on top of it, placing the next piece’s meatier side on top of the fattier side of the one before. Position the ramekins so that the weight of the roast is distributed evenly among them. Thanks. We use a rack and it is a pain to clean, but we spray it down with cooking oil beforehand which definitely helps, but it’s still a pain in the butt. Simply spread the vegetables in a single layer on the bottom of the roasting pan and lay your roast atop it. Bend the foil rope into a spiral coil so that it evenly supports the weight of your roast. Either will work. I've been doing this for over a month and my oven is still spotless! Now, I cover the pan in a thin layer of bacon grease before the first batch and no more sticking! But I do love that wire rack when I make my Crispy Chicken Thighs. A roasting rack is an essential tool in creating a perfect roast for family or company dinners. I would put it back in the oven on a baking sheet for a few minutes. Worked perfectly!! Keto Chocolate Cake with Whipped Cream Icing. Then I fold the foil up and toss it in the freezer. Use the vegetables you plan to cook with the roast as a "rack." Use four small ramekins turned upside-down to hold up a large roasting item such as a turkey. HOW TO KEEP BACON FROM SPLATTERING IN THE OVEN? Why didn’t I know this tip!!! I HATE how my oven gets sooooo dirty. See Notes to find out a different technique to keep your oven completely clean while cooking bacon in the oven! Not only will your veggies hold up the roast, but the juices from the roast will drip down onto the vegetables, adding additional flavor. Lay the raw bacon out on a sheet pan without a rack. This oven bacon recipe shows steps to use a foil lined baking sheet, and my #1 trick to keeping your oven … Or, use an oven-safe cooling rack such as those used for cooling cookies and other cakes. If you use thinner bacon, it will cook quicker so be sure to keep an eye on it. Great post! We have tried a handful of cleaning techniques, and homemade oven rack cleaners and the following cleaning methods are the best we have found. Fabulous tip! I just got done with a self clean on my oven and I’m not willing to go through that again anytime soon! No matter what type of oven you may have in your home, it would be wise to learn how to clean your oven racks, and do so on a regular basis. Oh my goodness! Great video I love bacon thank you great idea parchment paper. Related: I get all of my heritage breed pork from Butcher Box. The rack allows the heat from the oven to to circulate around the meat and keeps it out of its own drippings. Your email address will not be published. I place the bacon on the baking sheet and then I cover the bacon with parchment paper. 05 Required fields are marked *. But if you’re cooking a few items at once, always save the coveted middle rack for delicate items that have the potential to burn, like pies and pastries. First, what sort of creep takes the oven racks when they move out? The time it takes depends on the thickness of you bacon and how crispy you like your bacon.