If you want to dig past “it comes from pigs" into a deeper answer, we've got further info for you. Don't worry, that doesn't mean waxing philosophical (“bacon comes from the pig of your mind and soul"...nah); instead, we're gonna look at where the idea of crafting ham into bacon stems from and the physical cuts that make bacon.
We love bacon. We love cooking bacon. We love cooking with bacon -- there’s a difference between those last two. Cooking bacon on its own is, well, cooking strips of bacon. But when you cook with bacon, you’re using bacon as part of a recipe.Continue reading