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Pork pan drippings?

Spidergirl Jul 13, 2012 07:31 PM

I slow-cooked pork ribs in the oven tonight and poured off at least a cup of drippings before applying BBQ sauce and finishing them under the broiler. Any ideas on what I can do with the drippings? (they're in the fridge right now) Could I use them for cooking like bacon fat or not fatty enough? Thanks!

  1. greygarious Jul 13, 2012 08:47 PM

    The fat that solidifies on top can be used like bacon fat. The juices below it can be frozen and used later for inclusion in sauces or soups. If you eat canned soup at all, add it to canned split pea or lentil soup, for example. Canned soup makers are stingy with meat - the soup will always benefit from some doctoring up.

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      wyogal Jul 13, 2012 08:50 PM

      Yes. Also, you can use it to make gravy.

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        Dirtywextraolives Jul 13, 2012 09:43 PM

        If younrefrigeratenitnthe fat solidifies in top. You can use it like butter or discredit. The broth can be used to fortify a fried rice, gravy or sauce like BBQ.

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          Spidergirl Jul 14, 2012 04:05 AM

          Great! Thank you, all!

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