The consumption of raw bacon is not recommended as it poses a risk for food-borne illness. Bacon contains pork, and it must be properly cooked to kill off any bacteria.Continue Reading
Bacon should be frozen or eaten within 7 days of the sell-by date. Packaged bacon can be safely frozen for 4 to 6 months.
Bacon can be cooked on the stove top, oven or microwave. Bacon should be cooked until it is crisp and golden brown.
The best method for thawing frozen bacon is in the refrigerator. Bacon can also be thawed in cold water or the microwave. It is not recommended to thaw bacon on the counter at room temperature.Learn more about Meat
Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper, and lay 1 pound of medium-cut bacon out flat with as much can fit on the tray without overlapping. Bake at 400 degrees Fahrenheit for 13 to 15 minutes until desired color and crispness is achieved. Transfer strips to a paper towel to drain excess grease.Full Answer >
The recipe for candied bacon is a popular breakfast, or an anytime, snack recipe with just a few ingredients including bacon, brown sugar and black pepper. The recipe also calls for two baking sheets about the same size due to one being used to press the bacon flat as it cooks.Full Answer >
Make Braunschweiger with a combination of pork liver, pork jowls, bacon or fat pork trimmings. After braising the meat, add salt, pepper, marjoram, nutmeg and finely chopped onion. Put the mix into sausage casings, and boil.Full Answer >
To make stuffed beef rolls, gather bacon, unsalted butter, a diced white onion, 4 thin sirloin steaks, salt and pepper, plus Dijon mustard, baby dill pickles, olive oil, beef broth and half-and-half. The recipe also requires tomato paste, flour and spaetzle noodles.Full Answer >