Bacon Apple Pie

I love apple pie. When my friend Eli told me he made a bacon apple pie, I knew I had to have it! I was told the spices are very light to not take away from the flavor of the bacon and it has a smooth taste of bourbon when you eat it. Admittedly, this is NOT my recipe. Yeah, I changed a the kind of liquor to bourbon, but this is his! Came from his blog many years ago, but he was kind enough to give it to me to share on Oinkcooking with one request — Don’t link …

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Bacon Infused Bourbon

This is really easy! Ingredients: 2 cups Bourbon 2 tablespoons bacon grease Glass jar In a glass jar, combine the bourbon and the bacon grease. Stir well and let sit at room temperature for 6-8 hours. Place in refrigerator for at least one day. Remove from refrigerator. Remove solid grease from jar and discard. With a fine mesh sieve, strain out solids from bourbon. If necessary, strain a second time using cheese cloth to get all small solids out. Use bacon infused bourbon in many bourbon based cocktails. Check out the cocktails section on Oinkcooking for recipes! Continue reading