Originally Posted by crewsk
Bucky & amber, you are right, It's used to keep bacon flat while frying it. Here's 3 that I found. I don't own one but if I did, I'd use it often.
I own the rectangular one in the bottom pic.
I bought it from ChefsCatalog.com. I also bought one for a friend, as he wanted one also.
But it's not just for bacon. You can also use it to flatten grilled sandwiches, which I've done.