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#3275015 - 06/24/13 09:36 PM Bacon Grease
TN RDG RNR
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Make your tongue slap your brains out. \:\)

Anyone else save it to cook with? What's the strangest thing you have seasoned with it?

I keep a quart jar in the fridge if it gets below half full I start getting nervous.
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#3275721 - 06/25/13 08:38 PM Re: Bacon Grease [Re: TN RDG RNR]
Deck78
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We save all our bacon grease in a grease crock http://amzn.to/12uPKod but also use a mason jar from time to time. We cook everything in bacon grease. I just cooked a cast iron feta,red tater, bacon and spinach frittata in about an inch of grease and it tasted darn good
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#3275724 - 06/25/13 08:41 PM Re: Bacon Grease [Re: Deck78]
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I save it and use it for all kinds of things.
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#3275912 - 06/26/13 07:53 AM Re: Bacon Grease [Re: Poser]
Twinshooter
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I have always had success using bacon grease as an attractive for when I wanted to take snap shots of big foot, but lately have had trouble with the "Black Panthers" eating my bait.
Seriously, I have always save bacon grease, great for just about everything.
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#3275920 - 06/26/13 08:04 AM Re: Bacon Grease [Re: Twinshooter]
BowGuy84
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I get better accuracy from my pellet gun when I lube the pellets up a little bit with bacon grease.

Really prefers applewood smoked bacon.

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#3275927 - 06/26/13 08:13 AM Re: Bacon Grease [Re: BowGuy84]
BlountArrow
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I thought all true Southerners saved it. I use it for so much I cant list it all, but don't know of anything straner per se.
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#3275944 - 06/26/13 08:29 AM Re: Bacon Grease [Re: BlountArrow]
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Guess it aint that strange but, I sure do like about 1/3 cup in cabbage along with 4 or 5 crushed red peppers.
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#3276015 - 06/26/13 10:10 AM Re: Bacon Grease [Re: TN RDG RNR]
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 Originally Posted By: TN RDG RNR
What's the strangest thing you have seasoned with it?



A friend of mine uses it for fox trapping. I thought that was strange.

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#3276259 - 06/26/13 04:21 PM Re: Bacon Grease [Re: Smo]
Trapper John
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I save all of my bacon renderings. Corn bread in cast iron just isn't the same without that crispy, bacony crust.
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#3276265 - 06/26/13 04:36 PM Re: Bacon Grease [Re: Trapper John]
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Mud Dauber
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I know some people filter their bacon grease to help separate it. If you don't have a filter setup, you can use cheese cloth to strain it. The other thing you can do is pour some salt in the bottom of the container you intend to store your bacon grease in. The salt will cause the separation of the rendered fat.
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#3278257 - 06/29/13 06:28 AM Re: Bacon Grease [Re: Poser]
RiverRat213
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Makes stove top popcorn better.
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#3278675 - 06/29/13 07:19 PM Re: Bacon Grease [Re: RiverRat213]
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 Originally Posted By: RiverRat213
Makes stove top popcorn better.


I've been using duck fat lately. Oooohweeeee gurrrrl, dat be good. \:D
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#3281454 - 07/03/13 11:03 AM Re: Bacon Grease [Re: TAFKAP]
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How do ya'll store it?
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#3281465 - 07/03/13 11:20 AM Re: Bacon Grease [Re: Pic IN the Casa]
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 Originally Posted By: Pic IN the Casa
How do ya'll store it?


I put mine in mason jars with a layer of salt on the bottom of the jar. -keep them in the fridge for up to a year. -check for a rancid smell at every use. It usually will not go bad.
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#3281827 - 07/03/13 06:46 PM Re: Bacon Grease [Re: TN RDG RNR]
LSUtigers
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yea rub my joints with it when they ache.
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