What is premium bacon?

What is premium bacon?

What is premium bacon?

Carlton Farms thick-cut Classic Premium Bacon bursts with flavor thanks to our sweet-curing, dry-aging, and slow-smoking. We select only the finest pork bellies, dry age them for almost two weeks, then slowly wood-smoke them to perfection for melt-in-your-mouth bacon that’s flavorful, lean, and, yes, irresistible.

What is the best cut of bacon?

The large, lean ‘eye’ comes from the back of the pig, and the skinnier ‘tail’ is from the side or belly of the pig. When preparing for a crowd, this cut of bacon is the best of both worlds, where those partial to streaky bacon can have their fill and those who prefer shortcut bacon don’t miss out.

What is the thickest cut of bacon?

Thick-cut bacon is sliced 1/8″ thick, which is literally twice as thick as regular slices, which are 1/16. This type of bacon is great for a BLT because its more meaty, but you do give up some crispiness, as it’s tougher to dehydrate the “lean” part of the meaty portion.

What does classic cut bacon mean?

Farmland Classic Cut Bacon is hand-trimmed, so you get only premium bacon strips in every package. The delicious hickory-smoked taste comes from slow smoking over real hardwood hickory chips.

Are there different grades of bacon?

All sliced bacon regardless of type is sold in two grades, number one and number two. Number one grade bacon is sliced and inspected for quality assurance as it is being processed. Bacon that does not meet the number one grade minimum specifications is sold as grade number two.

What type of bacon does IHOP use?

Hickory-Smoked Bacon
Hickory-Smoked Bacon Strips.

How can you tell quality bacon?

When you do purchase bacon from the refrigerated section of the store, look for bacon that is labeled center cut. This bacon comes from the leaner and more meaty section of the pork belly. More meat and less fat is a good thing. Most major bacon producers will have a center cut version.

What is fancy bacon called?

Pancetta is an Italian, salt-cured meat made from pork belly. It’s often seasoned with herbs and spices like garlic, black peppercorns and bay leaves. The cure uses pink salt (or sodium nitrite) to turn the meat a distinctive, bright-red color.

What do you call fancy bacon?

Pancetta is an Italian bacon that comes in thin slices that show a spiral of meat and fat. It’s made from pork belly, and cured with spices like clove, rosemary or juniper. Traditionally, it’s not smoked. Pancetta adds delicate bacon flavor to main dishes, sides and appetizers like this.

What are the different cuts of bacon?

Types of Bacon

  1. Streaky bacon. Streaky bacon, also known as American bacon or side bacon, is the regular bacon you’ll find in pretty much every store.
  2. Back bacon.
  3. Collar bacon.
  4. Jowls.
  5. Lardons.
  6. Pancetta.
  7. Speck.
  8. Smoked and flavored bacon.

What is steakhouse bacon?

Steakhouse Premium Bacon is a thick-cut bacon, coming in five times thicker than IHOP’s regular bacon with a maple glaze for a savory/sweet flavor profile. Diners can add the new bacon to any breakfast combo for $1.49.

What is IHOP premium bacon?

Steakhouse Premium Bacon is a juicy, delicious thick-cut piece of bacon that is five times thicker than IHOP’s regular bacon, fried to tender, crispy perfection and finished with a maple glaze for the perfect savory and sweet combination.