This makes a great party snack.
¼ cup packed brown sugar
2 tablespoons rice vinegar
2 tablespoons maple syrup
ground black pepper to taste
1 pound thick-cut bacon
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
Mix brown sugar, rice vinegar, maple syrup, and black pepper in a small bowl.
Place bacon slices on cooling rack set over a baking sheet.
Bake in the preheated oven for 10 minutes, turn slices, and bake another 5 minutes.
Remove bacon and brush both sides with brown sugar mixture. Return bacon to the oven and bake another 5 minutes. Repeat basting every 5 minutes until bacon is browned and crisp, about 35 minutes.
1 lb. Pappardelle’s Bell Pepper Trio Linguine
2 skinless, boneless chicken breasts
1 whole yellow onion, sliced into strips
1 ear fresh corn, kernels removed from cob
1 oz. fajita seasoning
½ cup water
1 large tomato, diced
1 tablespoon Bella Sol California EVOO
Juice from 1 lime
8 oz. sour cream
1 cup extra sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
1 avocado, diced
Fresh cilantro, chopped, for garnish
Salt & pepper, to taste