Bacon Jam 🥓

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Sauté onions and smashed garlic.
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Add coffee, maple syrup, brown sugar and vinegar.
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Cook on high in crockpot until syrupy.
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Using an immersion blender (or food processor), coarsely chop.
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Enjoy with your favorite bacon lover!

Celebrate the month of love with some home cooked Bacon Jam – adapted from Martha Stewart 

      12 ounces bacon (cooked crisp, save 1 1/2 teaspoons of fat)
      1 yellow onion, diced small
      1 – 2 cloves garlic
      1/4 C cider vinegar
      1/4 C packed dark brown sugar
      1/8 C pure maple syrup
      3/8  brewed coffee

Saute’ onion and garlic in bacon fat until translucent (~ 6 min.) Add remaining ingredients (except bacon). Bring to a boil (~ 2 min.) Add bacon. Transfer to slow cooker. Set on high and cook 2 – 4 hours until liquid is syrupy. Coarsely chop using an immersion blender or food processor. Cool. Refrigerate up to 4 weeks in an airtight container. Makes one cup.

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