The Ultimate Guide to Cast Iron Cooking – 25 of Your Questions Answered

Welcome to the ultimate guide to cast iron cooking, where twenty-five of the most common questions people ask about cast iron are answered. Veteran or newbie, we all agree that cast iron can be a great way to cook. Your pans can last you a lifetime and still be passed down to the next generation … Read more

How Do Hotels Cook Bacon in Bulk? – 3 Factors to Consider

Hotels with breakfast buffets have to make their bacon in bulk. They aren’t catering to the individual but still attempt to provide uniform, tasty bacon. Some hotels have restaurants and, therefore, do cook for the individual. In that case, they may have a different process and not be making it until the order comes in. … Read more

Why Does Bacon Curl When Frying? – Plus 9 Solutions

Why does bacon curl when frying? I always thought it was because you didn’t lay it flat in the pan. Or you couldn’t get the ends to lay flat. But apparently, there is more to it than that. So, if you’re wondering the same thing, let’s get started. And along the way, you’ll learn about … Read more

Why Does Bacon Take So Long to Cook? – 4 Factors to Consider

Have you been wondering why bacon takes so long to cook? You can cook any other meat that thin in seconds, but bacon takes forever. Or at least it feels like forever. What’s going on with this little strip of meat? Beyond curiosity, do you also want to know if there is a faster way … Read more

Is Bacon Grease, Lard? – Similarities and Differences

Have you ever wondered if bacon grease is lard? You probably know the best way to get bacon grease is by cooking bacon. Maybe you even know that lard is rendered pork fat. However, you might not know what the differences are, if any. So, let’s find out. Is Bacon Grease, Lard? Yes, and no. … Read more

Can You Cook Eggs After the Bacon? – 3 Easy Ways

Are you wondering what the best order for cooking bacon and eggs is? And specifically, if you can cook the eggs after making the bacon? I mean, who doesn’t love bacon and eggs? Some will say it depends on how you cook each one. And I agree. As far as bacon, some like it crispy, … Read more

Why Do We Eat Bacon and Eggs for Breakfast?

Have you ever wondered why we eat bacon and eggs for breakfast? It’s not that you can’t eat it for lunch or dinner, but you’ll most likely think of it as having breakfast, just at a different time. Let’s face it. People think of bacon and eggs as breakfast. However, it wasn’t always that way. … Read more

Why Does Bacon Taste So Good? – 6 Factors to Consider

Have you ever wondered what makes bacon taste so good? You’re not alone. Bacon is a small strip of meat mixed with fat from the pork belly. And when you fry it up, it tastes delicious. Whether you eat it crispy or limp, it’s hard to compare when you cook bacon the way you like … Read more

Can I Eat Raw Bacon – Or Will It Make Me Sick?

Have you ever wondered if it was okay to eat your bacon raw? You might think the curing process in bacon will kill all the pathogens you might otherwise find in raw meats. We all know that some meats, such as beef, don’t need to be cooked on the inside. And other meats, such as … Read more