09/19/2012 09:11 am ET Updated Nov 19, 2012

Ultimate Bacon Taste Test

By Erin Mosbaugh, Food & Wine

Depending on its smokiness, saltiness, fattiness and flavor, bacon can range from basic breakfast
staple to pure porcine perfection. Food & Wine editors sampledboth nationally available and mail-order artisanal brands to find out which bacon is truly the best. Here, Food & Wine reveals the results of their ultimate bacon taste test.

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