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Bacon Grease. #7682388 12/07/19 02:38 PM
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Do you throw it out or keep it for other uses. My grandmother had a grease container that had a strainer on it to separate the crumbs or whatever from the grease. It was on top of her cook stove and she used the grease to season or cook other foods in. I keep bacon grease in a container in my refrigerator at all times and use it occasionally to do the same thing. What do you do with yours.
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I'd use it if I had it but I use pre cooked bacon.


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We keep and use every drop of bacon grease. I can’t cook without it.


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Keep it in a jar in the fridge.

Re: Bacon Grease. [Re: Cast] #7682422 12/07/19 03:08 PM
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Originally Posted by Cast
We keep and use every drop of bacon grease. I can’t cook without it.


We have a similar can with the screen by the stove...


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Re: Bacon Grease. [Re: TPACK] #7682467 12/07/19 03:57 PM
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We strain it out into an old metal Folgers can.

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Keep mine in fridge.
Fry eggs in it.
Season veggies and beans.
Use in bottom of cast iron skillet for cornbread.
It’s good stuff.

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How long will Bacon grease stay good if you put it in a container/tupperware and leave it out or putting it in the fridge?


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Re: Bacon Grease. [Re: Stub] #7682788 12/07/19 10:25 PM
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Originally Posted by Stub
How long will Bacon grease stay good if you put it in a container/tupperware and leave it out or putting it in the fridge?


Not sure about time but it will go rancid. Wonder if you can buy it at the store?


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Yes. Bacon grease is sold in five gallon buckets at restaurant supply houses.

And keep it in the fridge.


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There is a difference in bacon grease and rendered lard. We used lard when I was growing up . We didn't have refrigeration back in the day. It got rancid.


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Could you store different animal fats in the same jar or is that just disgusting?

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Originally Posted by shea.mcphail
Could you store different animal fats in the same jar or is that just disgusting?



We called beef fat tallow. We never cooked with tallow. Some people used it on boots.


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I only cook with vegetable oil or butter and very little of that. I eat all I use. Only bacon grease I ever eat is with the bacon I put on my baked beans.

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Buccee's also sells tubs of filtered bacon grease.

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My grandmother kept hers in an old Crisco can on the stove. My wife keeps hers in the oven.

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We keep it all and my mom had one of those alum. canisters like yours. Kept in on the stove

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We have a glass jar with a silicone gasket that uses a snap to hold the lid shut. It stays on the cook top.
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It sits in the cast iron skillet on stove or in oven for a while I may use some but not all. Have a small brick of lard in fridge I use on my cast iron mostly


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Ours is in a spaghetti sauce jar in the fridge. I mainly use it when I'm starting a new batch of bacon.


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Originally Posted by bill oxner
Originally Posted by Stub
How long will Bacon grease stay good if you put it in a container/tupperware and leave it out or putting it in the fridge?


Not sure about time but it will go rancid. Wonder if you can buy it at the store?


You can buy a decent sized tub of Bacon grease at Buc-ee's.

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Just remembered that I need to check my supply of for baked beans to or row.


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