If anything could make me open this little
site back up, those two words can.
And it has been so long, sadly, since I have been in
Blog mindset, that I didn't take a picture
of the final product.
I hang my head in shame.
But this was sooo stinkin' good
and I put it on grilled cheese sandwiches that
With three cheeses!
I gotta share:
1 pound bacon cut into 3/4 inch pieces
1 1/2 cups diced onions
3/4 cup water
1/2 cup pure maple syrup
1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
1/4 cup brown sugar
2 T. Dijon mustard
In a large heavy pot, cook the bacon till browned and crisp.
Drain on a paper towel.
Reserve 1 T. of the grease and cook the onion in it
until soft (about 8 min.)
Bring to a boil and then reduce to simmer, add the bacon back in
and cook, stirring occasionally until thickened.
Once it's all nice and thick (mine took all of 2 hours!)
break down mixture with food processor or
immersion blender to get it top a spreadable consistency.
You can spread it on a shoe,
or on toast with a poached egg,
or on incredible grilled cheese sandwiches.
Here's how to make multiple
grilled cheese sandwiches at once
have the center get all melty.
Preheat oven to 450 degrees
assemble sandwiches as you would to grill them,
butter and all,
place on a cookie sheet
and bake 6 minutes,
cook 6 more minutes and
You are welcome.