@SurvivalGal I have a method for bacon too. I just fry it, then smash it between two paper towels to get rid of most of the grease, then while it's still hot I take it out of the paper towels and vacuum pack it in daily portions. I've kept it for a week like this with no problem. It does tend to stick together, maybe that's why the "shelf stable" bacon that I've bought has waxed paper between the layers LOL. DISCLAIMER: I take no responsibility for anyone using this method, I'm simply stating that it works for me.

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