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Recipe: Bacon Rillettes

JBF Editors

September 20, 2012


John Folse's recipe for bacon rillettes, courtesy of the James Beard Foundation

Preparing rillettes can require tedious dicing or shredding, but a food processor makes quick work of this bacon-based version from John Folse of Restaurant R’evolution in New Orleans. Folse's unconventional use of tomato paste adds some sweet richness and balancing acid; he also includes a welcome pour of rye whiskey.

Get the recipe here.