This trick involving bacon.
But first, can we talk about the unattractive angle of Bossy’s hand in this photo? She swears her hands are not grotesque in real life, they just play grotesque on TV.
Anyway. The first thing Bossy does when confronted with a pound of bacon is reach for her kitchen shears so she can cut that package in half.
Bossy doesn’t know exactly why she finds it so much easier to deal with half strips, but it may have something to do with them being 50% smaller. Regardless, Bossy has the best attitude about her short pieces, which she fries up without cursing because they seem to curl and tangle less and cook evenly, and Bossy just made that up about even cooking and less curling and tangling because she has to rationalize the need to scrub her kitchen shears every time she cuts the bacon packaging.
Try it, though. You may love it too, and be more inclined to grab little pieces of bacon here and there to use in your recipes. Although come to think of it, that’s a bad, bad thing.