Three tips to cooking perfect bacon without frying

Three tips to cooking perfect bacon without frying

Bacon has been a staple of breakfast food for many years now. However, many people think that the only way to cook bacon is to fry it in a pan, but that just simply isn’t true. There are many ways to cook bacon that don’t require frying, and this list will show you just a few of them.


Cook it in the oven

This choice is the best when you’re cooking more than a pound of bacon for a party or a big Sunday brunch. It’s convenient and easy, and most importantly it leaves your stove top free.

Preheat your oven to about 400 decrees and lay the bacon on a foil lined baking sheet. Bake the bacon for about 15-20 minutes depending on the thickness of it. Use a pair of tongs to move the slices to a platter to drain and finish crisping.

Cook it in the microwave

This is the best method for making just a few slices of bacon, like a few strips to crumble over a salad or to make a bacon and egg sandwich in a hurry. The pitfall to this method is that it uses up a lot of paper towels, but the cleanup is quick with zero splatter, and you don’t have to worry about handling hot grease.

All you need to do is line a few sheets of paper towels in the microwave with your strips of bacon, and microwave 1 minute per slice of bacon.


Stove top

Although this method can be a bit harsh with the popping of the fat in the pan, if you drain the fat you don’t have to worry about your bacon swimming in a pool of its own grease.

Place the bacon in a cold pan, then turn on the heat to about medium. Keep flipping the bacon, and be sure to drain it in between batches.


Flickr Photos

Most Viewed

Five Foods That Can Increase Men's Sexual Health

Men's sexual health is not only the absence of disease, it is an optimal condition that includes libido, or sexual desire, and the ability to obtain and sustain an erection. Optimal sexual health is the result of several psychological, physical, and sociological factors. There are some foods…

Read More

What happens to the body when it is has a vitamin B-12 deficiency?

As you get older, your body fails to absorb enough vitamin B12 from your diet. Most women over 40 are most likely deficient. You are even prone to the deficiency if you take certain medications for weight loss, if you have type 2 diabetes, or PCOS which is polycystic ovary syndrome. Whether you have…

Read More

What is Electrolyte Balance?

Electrolytes are minerals that produce an electric charge in your body. They are found in plenty in your urine, blood, and body fluids. It is imperative to maintain the right electrolyte balance to ensure that blood chemistry remains optimal and other processes such as muscle action are not…

Read More

How to Eat Well During Cancer Treatment

Feelling better and staying stronger is important during cancer treatment. The type of food you eat will determine your overall well-being during the process. Chemotherapies and Physiotherapies are pretty harsh and invasive. Fortunately, keeping a healthy diet will help you feel better and give you…

Read More

Sugar substitutes do not help people suffering from obesity

If you’ve considered sugar substitutes as a means to combat your cravings and eventually help control your weight, think again. With obesity being declared a global epidemic, it’s no wonder the food industry offers multiple sugar substitute products to keep sales up. But consuming…

Read More

Recent Posts


    The mundane task of repeating the process of preparing food is facilitated by a kitchen appliance called food processor. Food processors have interchangeable blades and have bowls which are shorter in size and also wider. It operates with very less or no liquid and saves a lot of time and energy.…

  • Kitchen gadgets that can help you to lose weight

    Sometimes when you want to lose the weight, no one is there to support you and we all know how important it is to have someone by our side. If you are in that position, do not despair, because even though you have no “human” support, there are some kitchen gadgets that can be awesome…

  • A general summary of microwave ovens

    The modern day kitchen cannot be complete without the presence of a microwave oven. These ovens are generally referred to as microwave. A microwave oven serves the dual purpose of both heating and cooking food. The heating or cooking of food is done via exposure towards the electromagnetic radiation…

  • Toasters: A brief overview

    A toaster is a frequently used kitchen appliance in almost all the households all over the world. It is not a large one in size but comes in very handy when used to toast breads quickly and efficiently. They have the feature of toasting bread products that are of different types. The invention of…

  • An interesting storage unit

    If you have a modern kitchen, you probably need modern gadgets and appliances. A good thing about them is that they are green. Latest appliances use less power and they are made from recycled materials. But, there are some solutions that are very simple and very cheap. In fact, you can make them by…

Top 5 Posts