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Bacon, Bacon, Bacon, Cooked in water

My wife forwarded me this article complete with video saying frying bacon in water is better.

Sure looks like it from the video.

http://www.thekitchn.com/tip-for-perfect-bacon-add-a-little-water-to-the-pan-191595

I would'a never tried doing it that way until I saw the video.

Wonder how that would work with ABT's?

Spring "Live And Learn" Chicken
Spring Texas USA

Comments

  • I tried it for breakfast this morning and it was as described, easy and delicious. Judy said it was the best piece of bacon she's had in a long time. I didn't see any evidence of grease splatter either.

    Used Tradtional Cut Sugar Cured Kroger brand bacon.

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    I liked it too.

    Spring "Water Fried Bacon Rocks" Chicken
    Spring Texas USA
  • CookinbobCookinbob Posts: 1,676
    I will be trying this!  4 lbs of home cured bacon in the freezer
    XLBGE, Small BGE, Homebrew and Guitars
    Rochester, NY
  • calikingcaliking Posts: 9,038
    You had me at bacon...

    #1 LBGE December 2012 • #2 SBGE February  2013 • #3 Mini May 2013
    A happy BGE family in Houston, TX.
  • GATABITESGATABITES Posts: 1,253
    I have to try this method. Damn, I love BACON!!!!! 
    XL BGE 
    Joe JR 
    Baltimore, MD
  • henapplehenapple Posts: 15,621
    Makes sense...cook country ham in water and/or coffee
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
  • NDGNDG Posts: 1,546
    We just tried this last week!  I believe I saw the technique in the book "rulman's twenty" and gave it a try for a BLT.  It was an interesting experiment but it took a lonnnnnng time.  Might have had too much water.  For sliced bacon, I still like the cold oven technique the best, but I would like to try this water method again with a big hunk of homemade bacon for Lardons. 
    Columbus, Ohio
  • chashanschashans Posts: 418
    Great tip! Very nice photos.
    LARGE, MINI BGE    SAN DIEGO, CA            An alcoholic with a barbecuing problem.

  • tarheelmatttarheelmatt Posts: 7,606
    Looks like a long process and good for only a few pieces of bacon.  We cook at least a half pound of bacon at a time. 
    Thanks,

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  • Anytime bacon is mentioned, I am all ears! Will try this.
    Large, small, and a mini
  • BotchBotch Posts: 5,071
    I tried it after reading the technique in Cook's Illustrated, but I didn't care for it that way.  Maybe have to give it one more try.  
    I never have trouble with bacon spattering, I start it in a cold pan set to no more than Medium and then to Med-Low as its almost finished (and that more to cool the pan for the eggs after the bacon is removed).  
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  • LoggerLogger Posts: 265
    I'm with @smokesniffer ; that's what brought to this thread.
    OKC area  XL - Medium
  • bo_mullbo_mull Posts: 353
    Did somebody say BACON

    Cleveland, TN.

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  • yzziyzzi Posts: 1,793
    So henapple has me thinking about trying coffee instead of water.
    Dunedin, FL
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