The greens are coming! The greens are coming!
- 2 pounds local bacon, cut into small strips
- ¾ cup brown sugar
- ¼ cup whole-grain mustard
- 1 teaspoon salt
- ½ teaspoon freshly cracked pepper
- ⅓ cup water
- 1 cup balsamic or sherry vinegar
Cook bacon pieces until crisp in a large sauté pan. Remove bacon and reserve. With fat over medium-low heat, add sugar, mustard, salt and pepper and stir until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat and carefully whisk in water and vinegar. Serve warm over greens with bacon pieces. Refrigerates well for several weeks.