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Bacon Garnishes
Dress up wedges of quiche with bacon curls. You can use a cluster of bacon curls to decorate the top of a tossed salad, or even a baked casserole.

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Bacon Curls

For a quick appetizer of snack, spread crackers, melba rounds or party rye bread slices with your favorite cheese. Top each with a bacon curl.

To make bacon curls:

Ingredients:
Bacon slices, each bacon slice makes 3 bacon curls

Equipment:
Cutting board
Parking knife
6 to 8 inch metal skewers
broiler pan
fork
paper towels
  1. Place bacon slices on cutting board. Cut each slice crosswise into 3 pieces with a paring knife.

    Cut each slice in three places.
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    Cut each slice in three places.

  2. Loosely roll up bacon pieces; thread about 1/2 inch apart on metal skewers.

    Thread rolled-up bacon pieces onto skewers.
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    Thread rolled-up bacon pieces onto skewers.

  3. Place skewers, 1-1/2 to 2 inches apart, on unheated rack of broiler pan. Position under preheated broiler so rack is apart 5 inches from heat source. Broil 4 o 6 minutes or until bacon is crisp, turning every 2 minutes. Cool. Carefully remove curls from skewers with fork. Drain on paper towels; cool completely.

    Garnish as desired with bacon curls.
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    Garnish as desired with bacon curls.

Everything is beautiful, as goes the old saying. With the different garnishes you now know, you can turn any food presentation from ordinary to awesome.

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