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    Bacon Jam

    I've made this a couple of times. Last night I simplified the recipe to the max

    1/2 pound bacon cut into 1/2-1/4 inch pieces

    cook in heavy skillet on low heat until golden brown and crunchy lift out to drain on paper towels

    1 Tablespoon of bacon drippings (save or discard the rest)

    Chop one small onion and one clove of garlic peeled. Sweat until clear and soft

    Add:

    1/3 cup apple cider vinegar
    1/2 cup maple syrup
    1/2 orange juiced, squeezed fresh
    2 tablespoons brown sugar

    put the bacon back in the pot.

    Cook down until as thick as you want it.

    Add Ground pepper and a shot of whiskey. I ran the immersion blender to grind it fine.

    I plan on adding this to my pulled pork sauce this weekend at the contest in Sheridan, AR. Last year, I won 1st in pork. Want to do it again!

    #2
    Great recipe, thanks for sharing, I think I should make this this weekend!

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      CandySueQ, Very Interesting, I may have to try it! Good Luck at the BBQ this weekend. Dan

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        Thanks!

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      Got 3rd with Pulled Pork with Bacon Jam Sauce this weekend! I'm not certain I'll do it again. Got some good feedback from the fellow I swap BBQ for knife sharpening with. He said the pork was really "different." Good, but not "normal." My "normal" pork last year was 1st place...
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