Bacon Jam 🥓

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