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Wilted KY Bibb Salad

In this episode Stacey and Jessica make a Wilted KY Bibb Salad and a Blackberry Shrub cocktail.

Wilted Salad with Kentucky Bibb Lettuce

  • 1 head of Bibb Lettuce
  • 1 T sugar
  • 1 ½ T bacon grease
  • 2 T apple cider vinegar
  • Pinch of salt and pepper to taste

Rinse and prepare lettuce on two individual plates. Keep chilled.

Bring to a slight boil the grease, sugar, salt and pepper. Turn off heat and stir in vinegar.

Drizzle over greens and serve immediately.

Blackberry Shrub

Shrub syrup

  • 2 cups blackberries
  • 2 cups white granulated sugar
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 cups red wine vinegar

Bring to a boil and cook for 5 minutes.

Remove from the stove and add a few sprigs of thyme and vinegar.


  • 1.5 ounces shrub syrup
  • 1.5 ounces bourbon
  • Sparkling water

Shake bourbon and shrub syrup in a cocktail shaker with ice. Strain into a glass with ice. Top with sparkling water.