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Bacon, Maple and Bourbon Jam


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Serves Makes approx. 1 1/2 cups | Prep Time | Cook Time

Ingredients

1 cup wine-for the cook
1 pound thick sliced Bacon, cut into 1” pieces (Applewood Smoked preferably)
1 large onion, sliced
4 cloves of garlic, chopped
1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
3/4 cup brewed coffee
1/4 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup maple syrup
1/4 cup Bourbon
1-2 teaspoons chipotle chilies in Adobo (more or less, depending on taste)


Cook bacon in large pan over medium heat until crisp. Reserve 2 Tablespoon of the grease in the pan, draining the rest. Set bacon aside.


Add the onions and sauté until soft, about 5-7 minutes. Add the garlic and sauté until fragrant, about a minute or two.


Deglaze the pan with the vinegar; cook until vinegar is reduced by 1/2.


Add the coffee, brown sugar, maple syrup, chipotle chilies, and the bacon. Reduce the heat and simmer until reduced to a syrupy consistency, about 60 +/- minutes.


Process in a food processor, using on/off pulses until slightly smooth. Careful not to over process; you want it to still have the texture.


Note: Make sure to use a thick sliced bacon; Applewood smoked if you can find it. The thin stuff will never hold up to the processing and will shrink up too much. Bacon Jam stores in a sealed container in the refrigerator for about a month, but my guess is it won’t be around that long.


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Recipe Adapted from Closet Cooking

For the Bacon Cooking Class - 109

Whenever I make up a batch of this we pretty much eat it on EVERYTHING! Burgers, toast, eggs, grilled cheese, spuds...you name it.

(Photo: whiteriverkitchen.com)

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