Sometimes we lose hours scrolling TikTok with zero payoff, and sometimes we come out of the mine with a morsel of gold. One recent scrolling spree led us deep into #foodtok, where, thankfully, instead of a cream cheese-laden Crockpot recipe, we were rewarded with a hack for freezing bacon that’s about to become regular practice in our kitchen.
You see, it’s not *actually* that often that we need to cook through an entire pound of bacon in one go. A family of six with a penchant for Sunday brunch? Sure. But we’re more likely using a few slices here and there to flavor a dish, then haphazardly wrapping the remains in foil for them to either die a slow death in our freezer, or come out in a solid ice block the next time a recipe calls for bacon. That’s why we think this tip from TikTok user Charlotte, @cleanfoodiecravings, is so smart. Behold: