Half savory, half sweet and a touch of heat. Perfect spread on an english muffin or bagel with a little cream cheese, served with whipped goat cheese on crostini, baked in phyllo on top of brie (OMG!), mixed in my baked potato , tossed in with sautéed green beans, spread on cheeseburger....so many uses!
Adapted from Martha Stewart —The Hungry Leopard
Fry up your bacon in a big ole skillet. *I like to pop it in a cold oven and then turn it up to 400 degrees for about 15-20 minutes. Perfect bacon overtime but don’t forget to lay some tin foil down first!
Sauté those onions until translucent. Leave about a TBS of bacon grease in skillet or pour some in from your oven pan.
Add garlic and apples to onions. Sauté about 5-8 minutes, until apples are “softish.”
Add all remaining ingredients to the pan and bring to a boil.
Turn down to a simmer and cook for 45 minutes to an 1 hour. Everything will caramelize and meld together. You want it to be thick and gooey!
Optional step: I threw mine in the food processor after I took that last photo and gave it a few pulses until it reached the consistency I wanted. A blender would work, too!
EAT and ENJOY! Will keep in refrigerator for approximately 3 weeks.