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Old 10-14-2019, 11:51 AM
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Originally Posted by TriPolar View Post

Recently heard of this. It's supposed to stop splattering but I don't see how mixing water and hot grease would do that. I guess it cooks the bacon slowly at first until the water is mostly gone. This is supposed to work in a baking pan in the oven too. Maybe I'll try it some day.
splatter is caused by the water in the meat portion flash boiling when heated by the 250-300 fat. so yep, starting it in a pan with a little water brings the bacon up to done temp gradually and cooks the water out uniformly so there's little left to flash boil at the end.

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