Posted by: ham8cheese | November 26, 2009

candy made with…pig?

In October at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, I gamely tried a homemade bacon cookie baked by a good college friend.  It was rich, savory, buttery – a concept akin to pancakes and bacon.  Apparently this type of pairing of sugar and oink is very of the moment, at least according to yesterday’s New York Times:

Meat Sweets in San Francisco

Caramels made with pig lard (available at Boccalone in the Ferry Building)?  Hmmm.  Could be very, very good….


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