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Old 08-22-2007, 06:33 PM   #11
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If youre inventive, I read somewhere used oil can be used as a fuel source...dont ask me how.

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Old 08-22-2007, 06:34 PM   #12
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I save mine and put it over the food for my outside kitties, especially in the wintertime to give them calories and fat for warmth.

I always have a container of bacon grease in the freezer because I have to have it for my cornbread.

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Old 08-22-2007, 06:37 PM   #13
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Miss Terry, I'm not certain of any "science" behind the potato trick. I do know this however, after I fry fish, the last thing I fry is a handful of french fries, and they sure are good!!!!
Kim does the same thing, and you are right. They sure are good!
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Old 08-22-2007, 06:59 PM   #14
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Originally Posted by Constance View Post
If you have used bacon grease, you can freeze it in small margarine containers and put it out for the birds in the winter. If you mix it with birdseed, so much the better.
The wild birds need that fat to keep warm in cold weather.

Yeah, that's what I was going to suggest. That's basically what those "suet" balls are that you can get at garden/nature stores. Birds love and need that fat/protein mix.

I used to make little bird feeders by collecting some giant pinecones (you know the big ones that are like the size of a fist) and covering it with a thick layer of bacon grease (or all natural, no additive) peanut butter and then rolling it in bird seed. You then hang a strong string from the top and hang from branches for the birds.
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Old 08-22-2007, 09:16 PM   #15
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Thanks ya'll. I sure appreciate the input and I will definitely give the birds the bacon grease from now on!

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