Mind-Blowing Bacon Jam
It’s jam made with bacon. Do you really need any more convincing?
Photography: MARIA ROBLEDO
Source: Martha Stewart Living, December 2013
Suffice it to say it’s a heavenly sweet-savory mixture that also involves brown sugar, bourbon, maple syrup, shallots, and vinegar -- and manages to transform a pound and a half of bacon into about 10 presents that can be spread on a burger, stirred into a dip -- or eaten straight off a spoon.
Covered condiment jar, in White, $10, canvashomestore.com
Aged cheddar and crostini
Make bacon jam.
Pack it in a ceramic ramekin, pair it with aged cheddar and crostini, and offer it all as a hostess gift at holiday parties. (Just be ready to share the recipe.)