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Old 03-31-2017, 10:20 PM
moes lotion moes lotion is offline
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: North of a Great Lake
Posts: 199
My parents were also children of the 1920's great depression, and saving bacon fat was part of my mother's routine. I no longer have the recipe, but she made dynamite cornmeal muffins, using the bacon fat in place of shortening. Ditto for frying bread in it, the other classic snack food was grilled cheese sandwiches with a filling of grated cheddar mixed with Helman's mayonnaise, grilled in bacon fat. I'm starting to drool just typing this...