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Unread 07-28-2013, 03:13 PM   #1
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Has anyone ever bought bacon drippings from these folks?

http://twinfoods.com/twin-foods/

Our home cured bacon doesn't make near the amount of drippings we use compared to processed bacon.
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Unread 07-28-2013, 03:23 PM   #2
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I haven't; and apparently you have to buy some in order to find out how large a "package" is.
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I haven't; and apparently you have to buy some in order to find out how large a "package" is.
Their website says each package is one pound. Apparently this product is in lots of stores in OK.
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Interesting I would like to try some
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Has anyone ever bought bacon drippings from these folks?

http://twinfoods.com/twin-foods/

Our home cured bacon doesn't make near the amount of drippings we use compared to processed bacon.
Good lord man, cook your own bacon and save the drippings. I do mine in the oven at 400 for somewhere around 20-30 min. Causes less splatter, the drippings are "cleaner" and you don't need to mess with it as much.
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I can walk a block down the street and get rendered pig skin in a 1 quart container for around $2.00. It's great for anything in a frying pan. Doesn't burn and smells like mild bacon during use.
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Good lord man, cook your own bacon and save the drippings. I do mine in the oven at 400 for somewhere around 20-30 min. Causes less splatter, the drippings are "cleaner" and you don't need to mess with it as much.
Thanks, but I guess you missed the last sentence of my original post. Are you able to get a lot of drippings from your home cured bacon?
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I have one of these in my refrigerator for saving bacon grease for recipes...



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I never have any problem getting fat drippings from my cured pork belly. It could be that you have really lean belly. I would put purchased fat drippings in the same league as packaged chopped onions or shredded packaged cheese, a fool and his money.
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Their website says each package is one pound. Apparently this product is in lots of stores in OK.
I see now; it wasn't on the order page, but on the one that leads to it.

Don't know if I would want to pay it, but $10 per pound actually isn't surprisingly high. I cook my own bacon and I always save the drippings, but that doesn't mean I always have some to use when I want it.
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Thanks, but I guess you missed the last sentence of my original post. Are you able to get a lot of drippings from your home cured bacon?
Yep, missed it. I was so offended at the thought, I stopped and shot off my mouth. Sorry!
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Their website says each package is one pound. Apparently this product is in lots of stores in OK.
Actually it says a box is one pound. How many boxes to a package? Just the one?
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From their website:
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With our product, there is no need to buy bacon and cook it just to get bacon grease
Well, that's true but, I cook bacon to get bacon... the drippings I save are a dividend from the cooked bacon.
BTW, you can't make cornbread without a CI skillet and bacon drippings!
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I get plenty of bacon drippings from home cured bacon. We have been keeping bacon drippings in a coffee can in the cabinent for the last 50 years at my house. We would not even consider cooking vegetables or cornbread without it. Gots to have my bacon drippings
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I would put purchased fat drippings in the same league as packaged chopped onions or shredded packaged cheese, a fool and his money.
This is the way I feel about it. I understand that you're not getting much from your home-cured bacon but this just rubs me wrong. I would bite the bullet and buy and cook bacon to get good drippings before purchasing it from others. If you're making your own bacon as a cost savings effort, I wonder if having to buy drippings completely negates those savings...? Just a thought.
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