I had never had bacon jam and kept seeing it on different programs and thought it was a delicious idea. Maybe it was because of my preconceived notion that the bacon would really shine through and the spread would be nice and smoky. It ended up tasting more like bacon sloppy joe mix, or barbecue sause and being REALLY sweet, and I didn't even add all of the ketchup. I don't think it's a bad recipe, I just think it's too sweet for my palate. Mine was also considerably greasy. I drained all of the bacon emptied all of the grease aside from probably a tablespoon or two, definitely nowhere near a half cup. The grease rose to the top and looks a mess, my hope is I can scoop a good amount of it off once its completely cooled in the fridge. Thanks for the recipe, it was fun to try.
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I had never had bacon jam and kept seeing it on different programs and thought it was a...