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Old 10-27-2007, 10:28 AM   #1
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Cast Iron and Bacon fat.

I need to know conclusively... I now have beautiful SS appliances , a wonderful gas stove, first time I have ever had gas... It is better to cook with gas... but here is the question.

I have cast iron griddle that I tend to leave in the oven to cook bacon on.
I tend to eat the bacon and run out to work. Leaving the bacon fat on the griddle. Now somewhere it seems to me that someone said that bacon fat is a great thing to season cast iron with. But is it ok to leave the bacon fat on the griddle? Can I just wipe the left over the bacon fat off and keep going?


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Old 10-27-2007, 11:01 AM   #2
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I do that with my cast iron skillet all the time. I just wipe it out with a paper towel.

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Old 10-27-2007, 11:28 AM   #3
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Same here, no problem! Bacon------- Yum !
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Old 10-27-2007, 11:29 AM   #4
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If your bacon is rendering a lot of drippings, you could set it on a stove eye to melt/warm once you get home. Pour off the excess and then wipe or wash.
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