Bacon is delicious, and it’s really not difficult to cook, but it is easy to screw up if you don’t cook it long enough or leave it on the heat so long it’s a mess of desiccated carbon. The Internet has a special obsession with bacon, so it’s no surprise this how-to video by America’s Test Kitchen is trending. The secret ingredient? Water.
The video above tells the tale, but water frying over low heat for longer periods will both keep your whole house from smoking up and smelling like bacon. After putting the bacon in the pan, cover with water and cook at medium. The water will boil off and the bacon will brown in the pan like normal, but it’s more plump and juicy.
Watch the video below:
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(h/t: America’s Test Kitchen )