Some Retro For Your Monday – Reddi-Bacon, Real Bacon That Cooks In Your Toaster

Some Retro For Your Monday - Reddi-Bacon, Real Bacon That Cooks In Your ToasterIt sounds like a good idea.  Hot bacon, ready in minutes, from your toaster.  Unfortunately this was also the decade that brought you Richard Nixon.  So things didn’t quite work out that well.  Reddi-Bacon was the idea of the makers of Reddi-Whip.  They promised hot crispy bacon without the trouble of “soiling a frying pan or the oven.”

Some Retro For Your Monday - Reddi-Bacon, Real Bacon That Cooks In Your Toaster

Not quite space age, the packaging would leak fat from its foil cooking packet, which I imagine could make for some exciting moments in the kitchen.  The bacon was pre-cooked, so we’re not talking bacon inferno.  But smoke and ruined toasters laid waste from leaky packaging were certainly a possibility.  Toaster bacon pulled from test markets before being unleashed on a peace loving public.

Some Retro For Your Monday - Reddi-Bacon, Real Bacon That Cooks In Your Toaster

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