1/2 cup packed brown sugar
3 fl. oz. rice vinegar
3 fl. oz. maple syrup
ground black pepper to taste
1 pound thick-cut bacon (16 strips)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
Mix brown sugar, rice vinegar, maple syrup, and black pepper in a small bowl.
Place bacon slices on cooling rack with parchment paper underneath set over a
Bake in the preheated oven for 10 minutes, turn slices, and bake another 5 minutes.
Remove bacon and brush both sides with brown sugar mixture. Return bacon to the
oven and bake another 5 minutes. Repeat basting every 5 minutes until bacon is
browned and crisp, about 35 minutes