Wednesday, April 24, 2013

YUMMMM, Bacon, caramel, & bourbon.....
 Bourbon Caramel Bacon Recipe
  • 1/2 lb of bacon
  • ½ cup sugar in the raw
  • ½ stick of butter
  • ¼ cup of water
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 shots of bourbon
Lay thick cut bacon on cooling rack in aluminum lined cookie sheet. Cook at 400 for 15 minutes and then turn over. Cook until crispy. When done, remove from rack, pat dry and allow to cool.
In a pan over medium high heat, add water, ½ of the butter, salt and sugar. Bring to boil while stirring briskly. When it begins to foam up,  lower heat and stir for 3 mins.
Add 1 shot of bourbon, and rest of butter and stir for 4 mins and then add second shot of bourbon and stir on medium for about min. turn off heat and stir until bubbles go away.
Place bacon on wax paper ( do this before you start caramel) and drizzle caramel over top. Let cool and harden on countertop.