I’m not sure why I didn’t think of this? Also, like 2 years ago? With the amount of bacon we cook, and the fact that we reserve the bacon fat for other uses, drrrr. She is on the money with this one!!



I love eating giant salads almost daily and I am a firm believer that the dressing I use plays a very important role in how much I enjoy my salad. Almost every dressing on the store shelves contains some sort of processed hydrogenated seed oil: soybean oil, cottonseed oil, canola oil (rapeseed oil), and the list goes on and on…Holy omega-6 Batman! We do not even touch those horrible rancid oils in our house. Olive oil has its place, but I am getting sick of it on my salad. I love bacon, when you cook bacon you end up with bacon flavored oil (melted fat). Hmmmm, that would make a great oil for my salad. *Poof*! Balsamic bacon vinaigrette was born.


  • 1 package apple smoked bacon
  • 1.5 cups balsamic vinegar


Chop up the bacon and cook it over medium heat until crispy and slightly sticking to…

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