Even the best cut bacon can curl, making it difficult to cook evenly. Measures, 6.75" x 4"/17cm x 10cm The cast iron bacon press flattens the bacon, keeping its shape for even cooking. Made of cast iron with a stay cool wood handle. Also use to flatten burgers and sandwiches. To speed up the process, pre-heat the press. Hand wash, rinse and dry - Never soak cast iron Cast iron.