The Queen of Civil Protocol, Emily Post‘s approach to etiquette lives on throughout the ages, yet as we evolve as human beings I find we often need gentle reminders of how to act with social greatness. Today, we review the proper way to consume bacon from the 15th edition of Emily Post’s Etiquette by Elizabeth L. Post.
Breakfast bacon should, when it is limp, be eaten with a fork. But when it is dry and crisp, so that it scatters into fragments when broken by the fork, fingers are permitted. – Emily Post