Bacon is My Jam

This decadent stuff is super easy to make. Just brown like a half a pound of bacon in a pan, then pour off most of the grease. Return the dirty, greasy pan to medium-low heat, and slowly cook a half a small chopped onion, a couple cloves of garlic, and a handful of cherry tomatoes (Sungolds or Sweet Millions are ideal) in there. Stir in about 1/2 cup of sugar, a few goodly glugs of apple cider vinegar, and a few pinches of salt. Crumble in the bacon and let it all simmer until everything is sticky. Taste it here and there and adjust to your taste. I added a few pinches of pimentón to bring out the smokiness of the bacon, but a chipotle would really light things up! Then blitz it up a little with an immersion blender until roughly smooth. Smear this on a lettuce sandwich and you technically have a BLT.

Stickyicky batch of sungold cherry tomato-bacon jam to eat with buttermilk biscuits and a million other things #makestuff #bacon #tomatoes

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