Gourmet Bacon


  • 1 package thick-cut bacon

Variation 1

  • Black Pepper and Brown Sugar
  • 1/4 cup black pepper
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 4 tablespoons bourbon

Variation 2

  • Jalapeño Bacon
  • Juice of 1 can jalapeños

Variation 3

  • Red Chile-Honey Glazed Bacon
  • 4 tablespoons honey
  • 2 teaspoons warm water
  • 2 teaspoons red chile


  • For each variation, combine ingredients in a medium sealable container. Add 1/3 package of bacon and shake to coat. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour and up to 24 hours.
  • To cook, preheat oven to 325°F. Lay bacon out on a parchment-lined rimmed baking sheet. Bake for 40 minutes or until bacon is cooked to preference.

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