4 pounds Brussels Spouts
1 pound bacon (chopped)
1/3 cup water (to get drippings from pan)
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
1/2 teaspoon ground white or black pepper (optional)
1 tablespoon vinegar of choice (optional)
1 tablespoon sugar (optional)
Chop up the sliced bacon. Fry in a large skillet on medium heat until bacon it crisp. Remove bacon from skillet and place in a bowl until needed. Using the same large skillet: put Brussels sprouts in and cook on medium heat for about 2 minutes. Add water and spices, cover skillet with lid. cook for about 10 to 12 minutes longer. Remove lid and add any of the optional ingredients at this time. Gently stir with slotted spoon. Stir in most of the bacon (saving some for optional garnish) *Serve individually or in a large dish.