how long will cooked bacon keep?

my math class is bringing in food and i wanted to take some bacon. would it be ok to cook it the night before or should i wake up early to do it?

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  • Rli R
    Lv 7
    8 years ago
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    Doing the night before is just fine. I like to cook up the whole package of bacon and then put in a zip lock bag and freeze it. That way I can take out whatever I need and just place between 2 sheets of paper towel and zap for 30 seconds. It will be perfect. Saves dragging out the skillet every time you want bacon.

    Hope that helps.

  • Anonymous
    8 years ago

    You can definitely cook the night before. Place bacon on paper towel to drain grease and then once cooled completely lay bacon on clean paper towel spacing a few 1/4-inch apart, cover with another piece of paper. Repeat until all of your bacon is layered between paper towel and then cover with a final sheet of paper. Place in a ziploc bag and refrigerate.

  • 8 years ago

    Cook it the night before.... BUT you may have to WARM it up before serving.

    Source(s): pro chef
  • 8 years ago

    good rule of thumb is never keep anythng longer than a week....what most health departments recommend

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  • Emma
    Lv 6
    8 years ago

    Oh yeah, a day is fiiiiine.

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