Originally Posted by spork
I love bacon grease. Sometimes, I'll render a package and throw away the charred meat. I'm not in the habit of jennifer's Aussie style of fried tomatoes for breakfast, but I think I may start with the increasing abundance of heirlooms at today's markets.
Try adding a few drops of bacon fat into your salad dressing emulsions. Big Diff!
After reading Angelas Ashes I developed an obsession with frying tomatoes. Go figure. I've also been buying/cooking/eating a lot more potatoes these days, also. ;)
*which reminds me, I made the BEST mashed pot's the other day. I thought I'd ruined the batch by adding too much milk, looked soupy...but after letting it sit a few minutes, FANTASTIC. Fluffy and deelish.