Bourbon Style Bacon Jam

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READY IN: 2hrs 40mins
YIELD: 1 1/2 cups
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a large skillet over medium heat, cook the bacon pieces until they begin to crisp at the edges buy are still soft in the center. Set aside to drain. Leave one tablespoon of the drippings in the pan.
  • Lower heat to med-low and add the onions and brown sugar. Cook until the onions are well caramelized (~20 min.). Add the garlic and spices and cook an additional five minutes.
  • Add the liquid ingredients and the bacon back to the pan. Increase the heat to medium bringing the mixture to a boil, then reduce to low and simmer for about two hours. Check the mixture every 30 minutes. If it becomes too dry, add a few tablespoons of water. You want the final mixture to be moist and very sticky.
  • Let the mixture cool slightly then put it into the bowl of a food processor and pulse about 20 times, or until it reaches your preferred consistency.
  • Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to a week.
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