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    The Best Way to Make Crispy Bacon: Add Water

    The Best Way to Make Crispy Bacon: Add Water

    Get ready to be wowed.

    The best way of making crispy, juicy bacon that’s not dried out or brittle is actually to cook it in water first. 🤯🌊🥓

    The geniuses over at America’s Test Kitchen created a great little explainer video, and Sari Camp over at Real Simple tested it out — let us summarise.

    1. First, lay your bacon out on a cold pan with a large cooking surface.
      • Our Accent Series Ultra-Durable Nonstick Skillet is perfect for this. It has a big cooking surface, and the tall sidewalls will catch oil splatters.
    2. Spoon in several tablespoons of water, so that all your strips get wet.
    1. Cook off the water on medium or medium-high heat.
    2. When the water has fully cooked off, turn the heat to medium-low and cook till the bacon is crisp-yet-tender and well-browned.

    Of course, if you’re cooking for a large group, it’s hard to beat the convenience-to-quality ratio of the famous oven technique. However, if you want the best balance of tenderness and crispiness, give the water technique a try.