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7 Ways Bacon (And Bacon Fat) Makes Everything Taste Better

shutterstock_366957197#6. Popcorn

Popcorn kernels popped in bacon grease. Need we say more? Usually, we top popcorn with melted butter, but bacon grease takes this classic movie night snack to a whole new level.

shutterstock_320201489#7. Bacon pancakes

You’re likely making bacon for your weekend brunch, so why not use the renderings to cook up a batch of pancakes. These, topped with maple syrup, is the perfect combination of sweet and savory.

Bacon is just one of those ingredients that makes everything look and taste better. From sweet to savory, breakfast to dinner, pancakes to cocktails, bacon renderings can help make a good meal great. So, don’t toss out that bacon grease! A pot of this liquid bacon gold stored in the refrigerator is simple, costs nothing, and a great addition to so many different meals.

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