Bourbon Bacon Jam Recipe

Bourbon Bacon Jam

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Bourbon Bacon Jam
The love of Dotzy's bourbon sauce is very real. So in an effort to expand the love for all things bourbon, I created this unbelievable bourbon bacon jam. This stores for ever in the freezer and will be your favorite thing to put on literally everything.
Course Misc
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 Minutes
Cook Time 90 Minutes
Servings
Cups
Ingredients
Course Misc
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 Minutes
Cook Time 90 Minutes
Servings
Cups
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Place bacon lardons in a medium saucepan. Stirring regularly, render bacon over medium heat until bacon just starts to crisp, 10-15 minutes.
  2. Use a slotted spoon to remove bacon to a paper towel lined plate.
  3. Add onion and garlic and cook until translucent, 5-7 minutes.
  4. Using the same slotted spoon, remove the onion and garlic from bacon fat. Drain fat.
  5. Return all ingredients to the pan and cook over low heat for 60-90 minutes. Stirring every once in a while. The liquid will reduce and for a syrup like consistency.
  6. Remove jam from pan and store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
Recipe Notes

*Cut the bacon into strips.

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Crab Dip Recipe

Crab Dip

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Crab Dip
This is one of my grandmother's recipes that has been a part of our family gatherings for as long as I can remember. It is a must have for us. It is quick, easy, and delicious. It is almost always the first bowl to go empty. This recipe was featured by the Minnesota Vikings as part of their game day apps during my time in Minneapolis.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 Minutes
Servings
Servings
Ingredients
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 Minutes
Servings
Servings
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Combine all ingredients in a bowl and mix well.
  2. Serve with your favorite crackers or toasted bread.
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Recipe Author: Family Recipe

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Cheese Log Dip Recipe

Cheese Log Dip

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Cheese Log Dip
This cheese dip makes a great addition to any spread. Perfect for entertaining at home since it can be made ahead of time and ready whenever your guests arrive. Serve it with chips, crackers, and/or fresh cut vegetables.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 Minutes
Passive Time 8 Hours
Servings
Servings
Ingredients
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 Minutes
Passive Time 8 Hours
Servings
Servings
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. In a large bowl, combine cheese spreads and cream cheese. Mix well.
  2. Add chopped celery and onions. Mix again.
  3. From into desired shape.
  4. Refrigerate overnight.
  5. Remove from refrigerator and roll cheese mixture in chopped parsley and pecans.
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Recipe Author: Family Recipe

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Asiago Cheese Dip Recipe

Asiago Cheese Dip

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Asiago Cheese Dip
This is another family standard around Christmas time. This dish can be made ahead of time and then baked when needed making it an easy addition to any gathering. It's best served hot, but holds up well over time. Serve with an assortment of crackers, crostini, or chips.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 Minutes
Cook Time 30 Minutes
Servings
Servings
Ingredients
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 Minutes
Cook Time 30 Minutes
Servings
Servings
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine the mayo, sour cream, 1/3 cup Asiago, green onions, and sun-dried tomatoes. Mix well.
  3. Place into an oven safe 1 quart casserole dish.
  4. Top with 1 tablespoon Asiago cheese.
  5. Bake until top is golden brown and bubbly, about 30 minutes.
Recipe Notes

Grated Parmesan can be substituted if needed.

Recipe Author: Family Recipe

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Bacon Onion Crouton Recipe

Bacon Onion Croutons

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Bacon Onion Croutons
I hate to admit it but I used to use bulk pre-made croutons at the first restaurant I was the chef at. I resisted for so long making my own. At the time it was more an issue of time then quality. That all changed the day I made croutons from scratch for a private party. I sneaked a fresh crouton of the pan and popped it my mouth and never again did I use pre-made croutons.
Course Misc, Soups/Salad
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 Minutes
Cook Time 20 Minutes
Servings
Salads
Ingredients
Course Misc, Soups/Salad
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 Minutes
Cook Time 20 Minutes
Servings
Salads
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Cut bread into small cubes and place in a large bowl.
  3. Drizzle warm bacon fat over bread.
  4. Add parsley, paprika, onion powder, salt and pepper to bread.
  5. Toss well to combine but gentle enough to not break the bread apart.
  6. Place bread crumbs on a baking sheet in a single layer.
  7. Bake 15-20 minutes, stirring once or twice, until croutons are golden brown.
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Ham Glaze Recipe

Ham Glaze

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Ham Glaze
This is one of my father's "recipes". I use the word recipe lightly as it was more a list of ingredients and would depend on what we had in the house. I took his frame work and made it an actual recipe that I use to this day. At home, I still do it his way and use what ever I have one hand.
Course Misc
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 Minutes
Cook Time 10 Minutes
Servings
Cups
Ingredients
Course Misc
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 Minutes
Cook Time 10 Minutes
Servings
Cups
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Combine all ingredients in a small sauce pan.
  2. Heat over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until butter has melted and all ingredients are well mixed, about 10 minutes.
Recipe Notes

Extra glaze can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for future use.

Recipe Author: Family Recipe

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Bourbon Bacon BLT

Bourbon Bacon BLT

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Bourbon Bacon BLT
Course Sandwich
Cuisine American
Servings
Course Sandwich
Cuisine American
Servings
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bourbon bacon

Bourbon Bacon

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Bourbon Bacon
This bacon is so good it turns vegetarians into meat eaters. This is a perfect addition to any gathering. It can be served all by its self or added to any of your favorite burgers or sandwiches. The possibilities are endless.
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 Minutes
Cook Time 30 Minutes
Servings
Strips (approximately)
Ingredients
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 Minutes
Cook Time 30 Minutes
Servings
Strips (approximately)
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Combine brown sugar and bourbon in a small bowl and mix well.
  3. Place a wire rack over a foil lined baking sheet.
  4. Brush both sides of bacon with bourbon glaze and space evenly on wire rack.
  5. Bake in preheated oven for 15 minutes.
  6. Turn bacon over and continue cooking until slightly crispy and the edges are dark, 10-15 minutes more.
  7. Remove bacon from over and allow to cool slightly. Remove bacon from rack while it's still warm to avoid it sticking.
Recipe Notes

Be careful as bacon can burn rather quickly so always keep an eye on it.

If you prefer your bacon less crispy do not flip bacon and remove from oven when desired.

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apple walnut salad recipe

Apple Walnut Salad

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Apple Walnut Salad
Course Soups/Salad
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 Minutes
Servings
People
Ingredients
Course Soups/Salad
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 Minutes
Servings
People
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. In a large bowl, combine kale and mixed greens.
  2. Divide evenly between serving bowls.
  3. Top with remaining ingredients.
  4. Drizzle balsamic vinaigrette over salads and serve immediately.
  5. (For a quicker, easier salad, combine all ingredients in a large bowl, except dressing. Pour vinaigrette over salad then toss to combine. Divide between serving bowls.)
Recipe Notes

**Balsamic Vinaigrette Recipe


Recipe Author: Chef Michael Ellison

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Jalepeno-Popper-Recipe-with-Bacon

Jalapeño Poppers

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Jalepeno Poppers
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 Minutes
Cook Time 45 Minutes
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Servings
Ingredients
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 Minutes
Cook Time 45 Minutes
Servings
Servings
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Cut jalapenos lengthwise leaving the stem on. Remove the seeds using a tablespoon.
  3. Fill each half pepper with cream cheese.
  4. Place 1 Lil' Smokie in each pepper.
  5. Cut bacon strips in half and wrap around the peppers, secure with toothpicks if needed.
  6. Bake on a foil lined tray for 45 minutes.
Recipe Notes

Recipe Author: Family Recipe

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