Took some home smoked bacon and mad some bacon jam.
Sliced bacon and then cut into 3/4 - 1" pieces
Brown bacon over medium-high, stirring occasionally, until most of the fat is rendered off.
Drain the bacon and save the bacon grease for cooking other stuff.
Chop onions and cook in a tablespoon of bacon grease until they start getting translucent.
Combine all the remaining ingredients and cook on high, uncovered, until liquid is syrupy, 4-5 hours.
Here is is reduced and thickened
Transfer to food processor and give a few pulses
Put in air tight containers
Store in fridge for up to 4 weeks.
Recipe I used:
• 2.5 pounds sliced bacon, cut crosswise into 1-inch pieces
• 3 large yellow onions, diced
• 2 garlic cloves, smashed and peeled ( I used granulated as I was out of fresh)
• 3/4 cup cider vinegar
• 1 cup packed dark-brown sugar
• 3/4 cup pure maple syrup
• 1 1/2 cup brewed coffee
• 1 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
• Pinch or two of red pepper flakes
I did it all in a slow cooker so not as much clean up or tending.
Think it would be great on a burger or grilled cheese. Tried it on crackers and it was super!
Next time I will use store bought bacon, I doubt it paid to use good bacon for this.
Looks very tasty yet is nothing that would have ever occurred to me.
Re: Bacon Jam
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That is my favorite condiment I keep a jar in the refer. Try an aged cheddar Sour dough grilled cheese with Bacon Jam samich it will change your life.
I don't dare make it anymore but eight years ago an Aussie chef I like made it and I went thru a ton of his recipe for it.
Too darn tempting!
Thats something ive never seen or heard of before..Looks and sounds good tho. The things that can be done with bacon are truly endless
MMMMMMMMMMMMmmmmmmmmmmmmm BACON!!!!!! Is there anything that bacon can not be or do?
WOW, the uses for that WOW:clap2:
Thanks ....been wanting a recipe for this.
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