Bacon Fat

Oil, Butter, or Bacon Fat: What's the Best Way to Fry Eggs?

Sunny side up or over easy isn't the only important decision to make when frying eggs. Which fat the eggs are fried in affects both taste and texture. Oil, butter, or bacon grease—which is best for...

Pitt's Pig BBQ | Pittsburg

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 months ago

In August, the exploration of black-owned restaurants led me to Pitt's Pig BBQ in downtown Pittsburg. Three months old at that point, the enterprise started as a BBQ catering truck and then moved i...

Rendering bacon fat

by amoe_ 1 year ago

Hi, I wanted to render the fat from some bacon to produce bacon grease. The usual advice that you see on the internet is to simply fry whole strips of bacon at a low heat, for a longer period, and...

Smithfield Hickory Smoked Sliced Pork Jowl Bacon

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

Visiting Palm Springs last month, I stopped at the Stater Brothers market in TwentyNine Palms on the way back from Joshua Tree to pick up some groceries. Intending to buy salt pork, I spotted Smith...

What's up with my bacon fat?

by rebecca_f 5 years ago

Hi guys, hoping you can help me solve a mystery! So, I store my rendered bacon fat tightly covered in a glass jar in the fridge. When I went to make some eggs this morning, I noticed my baco...

Uses for Bacon Scraps

by Bada Bing 6 years ago

I bought a three-pound box of quality bacon scraps--have never seen that product or packaging before. The contents are a mixture of bits as large as half-slices and then also various random shreds...

Cooking oils, the balance between taste, health, and smoke point.

by PutSomethingTogether 6 years ago

If it was just taste I would be cooking all the time with bacon fat and butter. But well, can't really do that on a regular basis. Keeping those three perimeters in mind, what do people feel like ...

How do you store your bacon fat?

by autumm 6 years ago

With BLT season getting started here (Finally, I'm in MN!), I'm cooking more bacon, and I want to save as much of the fat as possible for other tasty applications. I bake the bacon on racks over a...

Your go to fat?

by carrytheone 6 years ago

My top five in order of use: Vegetable/Canola blend Butter Bacon fat Olive oil Ghee I just ran out of my blend and filled my trusty bottle with peanut oil.

S.O.S. (shit on a shingle)

by geekgirl 15 years ago

I just finished reading the article and recipe on G.I.Grub in Saveur, I would like any suggestion to improve this recipe. I have some bacon grease (months old) in the fridge and some thin sliced be...

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