Pickled Avocados (1 qt) 3 med avocados 1 c white vinegar 1 c water 1 Tsp non-iodized sea or kosher salt 1. Cut avocados in half & remove pits, then carefully peel away skin from fruit. Cut avocados into lg chunks & gently pack into clean glass qt jar. 2. Combine vinegar, water, & salt in med saucepan & bring to boil. 3. Pour brine over avocados in jar. Wipe vinegar spills from jar rim with clean towel /paper towel & gently screw lid onto jar.
Bacon Jam ..•1 lb good-quality bacon •1 small onion, chopped •4-5 garlic cloves, chopped •1/2 cup packed brown sugar •1/2 cup brewed coffee (hot or cold) •1/4 cup maple syrup •1 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar (optional) •1 Tbsp. grainy mustard (optional