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Tender Bibb lettuce comes from Kentucky. Dress it up with bourbon-infused vinaigrette, and serve with Country Ham Corn Cakes.

Recipe by Southern Living April 2012

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Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Annette Joseph

Recipe Summary

hands-on:
30 mins
total:
1 hr 20 mins
Yield:
Makes 8 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350°. Toss pecans in butter. Stir together brown sugar and red pepper in a bowl; add pecans, tossing to coat. Spread pecans in a single layer in a lightly greased aluminum foil-lined shallow pan. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned, toasted, and fragrant. Remove from oven, and toss pecans with crumbled bacon. Cool in pan on a wire rack 20 minutes; separate pecans with a fork.

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  • Combine Bibb lettuce, next 3 ingredients, and pecan mixture in a large bowl. Top with crumbled cheese. Serve with Bourbon Vinaigrette and Country Ham Corn Cakes.

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