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Hot Bacon Dressing

Peppered Bacon

In the heart of our family’s culinary tradition lies a treasured recipe, passed down through generations, that brings a nostalgic charm to every meal it graces – ours is my grandmother’s Hot Bacon Dressing. With each delightful drizzle, this savory and slightly sweet concoction has the power to transport me back to simpler times, to the cozy kitchen of my grandmother’s farmhouse where love and warmth were always on the menu.

Passed down through the generations, it serves as a symbol of the close-knit family ties that bind us together. Every time we recreate this recipe in our own kitchens, we honor the legacy of my beloved grandmother, keeping her memory alive through the shared experience of savoring a taste of the past. This time-honored tradition not only brings joy to our taste buds but also reinforces the values of family, love, and tradition that have been the foundation of our lives for decades.

Peppered Bacon

Hot Bacon Dressing

This is a recipe that my great grandmother made. You can serve this over cucumbers, cabbage or dandelion greens.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 28 minutes
Servings 1.5 cups


  • 8 slices bacon
  • 1 1/2 cups white sugar
  • 3 tsp cornstarch
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 cup white vinegar


  • Place bacon in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium high heat until evenly brown. Drain, crumble and set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the sugar, cornstarch and salt, and slowly pour in water and vinegar, whisking constantly.
  • In a medium skillet, add the crumbled bacon and pour the vinegar mixture over it. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens.


Serve this over cucumbers, cabbage or dandelion greens.
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