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150 reasons why bacon smells so good
Ever wonder why bacon tastes and smells so amazing? Science provides the answers.
Tue, Jun 10, 2014 at 08:27 AM
Satisfy your inner nerd and learn some of the mystery behind bacon. (Photo: Volodymyr Krasyuk/Shutterstock)
Admit it, bacon frying in a pan is one of the most pleasant, addictive food smells ever. The combination of coffee brewing
and bacon frying is a recipe for extreme food-smelling pleasure — at least in my mind.
The answer includes 150 compounds in bacon and the Maillard reaction (that’s the reaction that allows food to brown into toasty deliciousness).
Watch this creative, pop art-filled video explanation to get the details.
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