"A man who was fond of wine was offered some grapes at dessert after dinner. "Much obliged," said he, pushing the plate aside; "I am not accustomed to take my wine in pills."--Jean Antheleme Brillat-Savarin, The Physiology of Taste
1 (8 oz.) can water chestnuts 1/2 lb. bacon 1/2 c. sugar 3/4 c. tomato catsup
Wrap 1/2 slice bacon around each chestnut and secure with a toothpick. Combine the sugar and the catsup and heat in a small saucepan. When hot and bubbly dip each bacon roll in the the sauce. Place roll ups in a glass pan then pour over remaining sauce. Bake at 375º for 20 minutes. Pour off excess bacon fat.
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