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beef drippings for yorkies?

chelleyd01 Dec 12, 2007 11:25 AM

So, we are opting to do some great steaks for our Christmas this year. I still want to make popovers using my Yorkie pudding recipe. Is there a way I can still make those tasty, all essential beef drippings for my popover pans???

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    emilief Dec 12, 2007 04:03 PM

    WEnt to a friend's house recently who made a roast lamb and yorkshire pudding. She said that she used regular oil- canola or some such thing, since she didn't have beef- and the pudding was excellent. So- I guess you can use almost anything.

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    1. re: emilief
      chelleyd01 Dec 13, 2007 03:59 AM

      On a regular day that I am just making popovers with no beef, I just use butter. Works great, tastes great, but because its Christmas, I am looking for that beefy tangy creaminess that beef drippings provide!

    2. Scrapironchef Dec 12, 2007 05:01 PM

      Talk to your butcher and get some beef fat to render.

      1. chelleyd01 Dec 13, 2007 04:00 AM

        Thats a good idea...just nice and slow, I would imagine. I usually put some garlic cloves and onions in the bottom of the pan I do prime rib in...think the same should follow for this???

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          queenie Dec 13, 2007 05:35 AM

          I think that would be fine. I usually ask my butcher for extra fat trimmed from the prime rib and then render it in a cast iron skilliet in the oven - medium heat. Works great and if there are some little browned crispy bits in the skillet - even better!

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