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There are a variety of ways to cook bacon:

Broiling:

Place bacon in a shallow baking pan and cook three inches from the boiler, turning slices once. Drain the bacon before serving

Pan-fry:

Place bacon slices in skillet over medium heat, turning often to achieve uniform crispness. Drain the bacon before serving.

Baking:

This is a great way to cook bacon for a large gathering. Heat the oven to 400°F. Lay slices on a rack in a shallow pan. Bake 10 to 15 minutes.

Microwave:

Place up to eight slices on a microwave-safe plate and cover with a paper towel. Cook on HIGH 6 to 8 minutes, turning the rack every 2 minutes.  For microwave bacon, follow the package instructions.

Bacon is also available in other varieties including:

  • Lower salt bacon
  • Microwave Ready Bacon
  • Pre-cooked
  • Flavored bacon, such as peppered and apple smoked

Information Courtesy of the National Pork Board.