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 App├ętit 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