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Old 04-01-2017, 07:24 AM
Common Tater Common Tater is offline
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Originally Posted by Ukulele Ike View Post
My mother saved the bacon grease, but I think it was out of habit, having lived through WWII, when you saved the bacon grease to GIVE OLD HITLER A BLACK EYE. I don't remember her ever digging it out and cooking with it.
During the 2nd installment cooking fats were a big deal, because everything was rationed, used cooking grease was collected and sold back to grocers, who paid the equivalent of a couple bucks a pound. It was needed to make explosives for the militaries.