Bringing It Home
It's safe to say America is obsessed with bacon. We've long enjoyed delicious strips of bacon with our eggs and on our burgers, but now we're finding increasingly creative ways to eat more bacon — from desserts to cocktails. And while it seems like the price of bacon seems to increase with our demand, you may be surprised to learn that the cost of a pound of sliced bacon hasn't changed dramatically since 1940 when you adjust for inflation. To find out why, and how much bacon cost the year you were born, read on.
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