Caramelized perfection: Baked Ripe Plantains & Bacon

Hi Everyone,

I had a totally different idea planned for this week’s column but that idea was immediately tossed aside when I popped the first piece of a caramelized-bottom of baked ripe plantain and bacon into my mouth.

Just imagine – sweet ripe plantains, lovingly hugged with salty, smoky bacon and baked until the plantain is creamy and tender, it’s natural sugars brought to life caramelizing the bottom; bacon rendered until the meaty part becomes crisp. It’s a combination of sweet and salty,  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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