Bacon-Red Onion Jam


1¹∕³ cup diced bacon
1¹∕³ cup julienned red onion
1 cup plus 2 Tbsp. dry red wine
4 Tbsp. sugar
1 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste


• In a large saute pan over medium-low heat, cook the bacon, stirring occasionally until crisp, about 15 minutes.

• Add the onion to the pan, reduce the heat to low and cook until caramelized, stirring occasionally, 10 to 15 minutes.

• Add the wine, sugar and balsamic vinegar. Stir to combine, then reduce the mixture until thick and syrupy, about 10 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper.