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Use That Bacon Grease

Saving bacon grease in a jar for cooking and frying

It’s Saturday morning and I have a big batch of bacon cooking in the oven. It already smells amazing and I know we all look forward to bacon sandwiches for breakfast with a side of cantaloupe. Yum! But to be honest, the main reason I’m cooking bacon today is because my bacon grease jar is […]

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Southern Collard Greens

You've gotta try cooking collards from scratch. Such a tasty treat and surprisingly easy to make.

Around here it’s a tradition to eat Collard Greens on New Year’s Day. But don’t stop there. These delicious leafy green vegetables cooked in crispy bacon with some onion, garlic and spices are delicious all winter long. Put on a pot of these, let them cook for a good 2 hours and make sure you […]

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Does Bacon Grease Need To Be Refrigerated

Tips for using and storing bacon grease or bacon drippings.

Bacon used to be a cheap breakfast meat, but no more. Over the past few years, it has gone up quite a bit in price. Of course I’m still bacon, because …. well, it’s bacon and it tastes amazing. I don’t think it needs any more explaining than that. We’re still eating bacon regularly, but […]

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How To Cook Bacon In The Oven

This has been a game changer for us, but frying bacon in the pan can be messy and you have to watch it like a hawk the entire time. I looked into how to cook bacon in the oven a while back and we haven’t looked back since. I love bacon, but I’m not always […]

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Bacon, Egg and Potato Skillet

My mom used to call this a farmer’s skillet, which makes sense since everything you need to make this hardy breakfast dish come from the farm, including the bacon, eggs, potatoes, veggies and cheese. Serve this for breakfast or pair it with a nice salad and call it dinner. Either way it’s hard to find […]

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