The bacon taco shell is nothing new. It’s been done. However, if innovation had always stopped at “it’s been done”, we still be living in caves, not eating bacon tacos. There are many recipes to make bacon taco shells, most having you overlap strips of bacon inside some sort of metal container, and baking it until it becomes slightly the shape of a taco. These bacon taco shells at least works as a beef, cheese, lettuce, tomato, and salsa containing devices, and may help those with celiac allergies or are on a no carb diet. You do however, get something you don’t want with these methods… grease. Hella grease. Cooking bacon in a mold does nothing for drainage. Note to chef: If the grease has no where to go, it won’t go anywhere.
When I saw Nick’s creation over at dudefoods.com, I knew he had won the bacon taco on the internet. Of course! Make a weave and hang the sucker. Thanks Nick, you have our eternal gratitude.
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