What’s the Difference Between Commercial and Artisanal Bacon?

When it comes to bacon, many people subscribe to the “even when it’s bad it’s good” philosophy. Scott Kveton, founder of Bacn.com, might agree, but he does warn consumers to check the ingredient lists on commercial bacon. If water is listed as one of the first ingredients, beware—when you cook your bacon, the water will boil out. And boiled bacon is not delicious.

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