This Bacon Trick Will Make Sure You Get A Mouthful of Bacon In Every Bite of Your Next BLT

If you think you have mastered making a BLT sandwich, well this bacon trick will make sure you get a mouthful of bacon in every bite of your next BLT. For those of you who don't know what BLT stands for, it's Bacon Lettuce and Tomato. Itís a known type of bacon sandwich embraced by a lot of Americans. We found this tip from a website called Country Living. Itís an interesting and informative blog because it features a lot of kitchen hacks, design ideas, gardening tips and even arts and crafts.

Now, before we give out this secret on how you could make a better BLT sandwich by using this bacon hack that we found; how about some interesting facts first about this famous dish? It was said that the ingredients for this sandwich have long been there even before the 1900s. A recipe that involved a sandwich with bacon, lettuce, tomato, mayonnaise and turkey was found in a cookbook. It was the 1903 Good Housekeeping Everyday Cook Book that first published an article about it. Another recipe related to it came out in 1929 from a book called Seven Hundred Sandwiches, but the bacon sandwich mentioned in there didnít have tomatoes. Instead pickles were used.

The evolution of this sandwich is somewhat drastic because it was first embraced as a tea sandwich until it eventually became one of the club sandwiches that we know today. Lots of people came up with their own versions of the BLT, but the major ingredients remain staple that are bacon, lettuce, tomato, mayonnaise and bread. The fun part in making this sandwich is that you get to call the shots on the amount of ingredients you want to put in your sandwich. One of the secrets in making a successful BLT is using only high-quality bacon meat. It is whatís going to lead the blending of all the flavors of your sandwich. This is why focusing on preparing the bacon is a must, and this tip is going to help you achieve a juicy and crunchy BLT.

You will need a baking sheet, kitchen tongs and an oven to pull this off. You must be meticulous when it comes to following the instructions like cutting a bacon slab in half. You will be forming a kind of a bacon grid, thatís why you have to be careful in cutting the bacon strips.

This bacon trick isn't the only thing you'll find on this country inspired site. You'll also find the 30 best Thanksgiving recipes ideas on Pinterest. Is your mouth watering just thinking about it? On the list there is the cutest appetizer fruit platter that is shaped like a turkey, watch how fast the kids gobble up the fruit! Then you have a cheese and fruit tray that you will adore, along with this soup appetizer apple and butternut squash soup with bacon (lately we are seeing bacon everywhere). Another bacon appetizer idea on the list is bacon wrapped brussel sprouts, this recipes might just make you reconsider your dislike of the coniferous vegetable.

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