Cooking Tips


Hot Dogs

  • ALWAYS COOK THOROUGHLY to an internal temperature of 165°F
  • Grill 8-10 minutes
  • Microwave 35-40 Seconds Per Frank
  • Boil in Water 3-5 Minutes

CHILD SAFETY TIP: For kids under 5 years. Cut lengthwise then slice.


  • Preheat oven to 325°F
  • Remove from plastic wrapper
  • Place in baking pan or dish
  • Cover bottom of pan with ½″ of water
  • Cover ham with lid or aluminum foil
  • Cook for 15 minutes per pound


TO MICROWAVE: Arrange slices of bacon on a paper towel, cover with another paper towel to prevent spattering. Repeat the process of layering for desired number of slices. Cook in oven until brown and crisp.

Approximate cooking times:

  • 2 slices: 2 min.
  • 4 slices: 4 min.
  • 12 slices: 6 to 7 min.

TO BROIL: Lay slices on rack in broiler pan. Place 4″ from heat and broil until crisp but not brittle, turning only once.

TO PAN FRY: Place slices in cold skillet. Cook slowly over low heat; turn, pan-fry bacon until crisp but not brittle, draining excess drippings as required. Remove each slice as it browns; drain on paper towels or napkins.

TO BAKE: Place slices on rack in shallow pan. Bake in preheated 350°F oven for approximately 15-18 minutes. Drain excess drippings as required.