Bacon: The Mystery Behind the Mouth-Watering Smell

By Maggie Swofford, Contributor

The question, “Why does bacon smell so good?” is finally answered in this video.

In this video, scientists explain the secret to bacon’s mouthwatering smell. When dissecting the reactions that bacon has to make it smell so good, it is illuminated that bacon isn’t just magically transformed into a good-smelling food. There are a lot of reactions and chemicals that make it smell the way it does.