Forget the frying pan: Sen. Ted Cruz is cooking up his bacon the Texas way.

In a new IJReview video, Cruz fired off a gun rather than firing up a grill to make his morning bacon.


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"There are few things I enjoy more than on weekends cooking breakfast with the family. Of course, in Texas, we cook bacon a little differently than most folks,” he said in the video as he wrapped a machine gun in bacon and aluminum foil.

Watch the 2016 contender make machine-gun bacon in the video below.