Given the widespread popularity that bacon is enjoying, I’m surprised that there isn’t yet a bacon-themed board game. (And the Six Degrees of
This is the time to splurge on the best bacon you can get your hands on, thick slices from a top-of-the-line producer. It may mean a trip to a specialty butcher, or even an order from an online source, such as Neuskes.com. You may find the cocktail-sized loaves in other bread types as well, such as sourdough and rye. Feel free to swap one of those for the pumpernickel, if you wish.
Lay the bacon strips on a rimmed baking sheet (it’s okay if they touch or even overlap a bit; they’ll shrink while cooking).
Cut the romaine leaves into lengthwise strips about
Spread the mayonnaise onto 12 of the bread slices. Top with
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