This weekend, I was at a dinner party where the host made some amazing roasted potatoes.
At first bite, I had to ask what his secret was. His response was bacon. Like everything else in life, bacon makes it better.
After a little joking, we talked it over, and he gave me the recipe. It’s a little different but has an amazing taste. It is definitely worth a try.
5 pounds of red potatoes, quartered
2 ounces of bacon fat
four diced bacons strips, half cooked
2 ounces of chopped dill
1 tablespoon of salt and pepper
In a roasting pan, place cut potatoes, and sprinkle with bacon fat. Add the diced bacon, dill, salt and pepper.
Roast at 350 degrees for 30-45 minutes, stir, then continue roasting for 30-35 minutes more until golden brown.
Justin Ferguson is a Nashville native who now lives in Wilson County. A professionally trained chef specializing in farm-to-table cuisine and molecular gastronomy, he now provides restaurant consulting services and is former operations manager for Vin Fine Wine & Spirits in Lebanon. Email him at email@example.com. For more than 1,500 other recipes, visit lebanondemocrat.com/recipecentral.