Did You Know There Are 50 Different Ways to Cook Bacon?

I’ve had fried bacon from a skillet and flat-top grill; microwaved bacon; bacon cooked in the oven and smoked, but how many other ways are there to cook it? Apparently, upwards of 50! Yes, 50.

Bon Appétit got after it and attempted all 50 ways:

Cured 0:34
Smoked 1:09
Double-Smoked 1:52
Cold Start 2:33
Non-Stick 3:14
Hot Start 3:41
Low & Slow 4:20
Lardons 4:53
Waffle Iron 5:36
Curling Iron 6:11
Crimping Iron 6:57
Rack – Campfire 8:13
Foil Envelope 8:35
Clothes Line over Fire 8:52
Baked – On Parchment 9:15
Baked – On Rack 9:49
Broiled 10:17
Diner Bacon 10:49
Oven Contraption (Tray) 11:36
Bacon Bowl 12:10
Bacon Straw 12:42
“Prince Harry’s Method” (Oven-to-Microwave) 13:24
Traditional Microwaved 14:10
Wow Bacon 14:44
Bacon Tray 15:33
Bacon Wave 16:08
Bacon “butter”: strain, chill, and shape into log 16:51
Bacon Mayonnaise 17:48
Bacon Fat Caramels 18:32
Bacon Bourbon 19:25
Water Method 20:31
Poached 21:12
Steamed 21:51
Burger 22:23
Car Engine 23:21
Bacon Jam 24:08
Candied 24:52
Ice Cream 26:30
Grilled – Direct Heat 27:12
Grilled – Indirect Heat 27:33
Yakitori-style on skewer 27:54
Searzall 28:25
George Foreman 28:57
Air Fryer 29:30
Bacon Toaster 30:02
Bacon powder-Cook then grind in spice grinder 30:41
Wok Fried 31:28
Deep Fried 32:06
Bacon bits (chopped then deep fried) 32:38
Country Fried (Chicken) 33:11

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