My freezer is never, ever without bacon. We buy it in large packages at Costco, and although we don't eat bacon that often, I can't imagine ever not having some stashed away. Why? Bacon freezes beautifully, and quickly adds so much tastiness to any dish — it's a true flavor powerhouse.
With bacon in the freezer, a BLT or quick weeknight pasta is at my fingertips, especially since frozen bacon defrosts quickly and is actually easier to chop. While there are many ways you can freeze bacon, we love this tip we got in from a Kitchn reader!