There are two reasons why you shouldn't dump your bacon grease out in the sink: it's terrible for pipes, plus, you can save that bacon grease for your next meal. That's right, tomorrow's breakfast will taste better than today's breakfast, thanks to your leftover bacon grease. Just be sure to keep it in a bacon grease container for easy access.
If your grandma wasn't kitchen gadget-savvy, then you're probably used to keeping it in a plastic bag or old coffee cans. (No shame, it works too!) However, these bacon grease containers make it easy to store, strain, and dispose of bacon grease. See which container works best for you.
How to Store Bacon Grease
Add this bacon grease keeper to your Amazon wishlist today! The $14 bacon grease dispenser is charming (and kind of funny). I have to get this for my mom! She is going to love it. Not only is the design cute, but of course, the functionality is fantastic.
The removable strainer separates small bacon bits from used grease. The bacon bin can hold up to one cup of hot grease! Gone are the days of having to scrape bacon fat from your frying pan. You'll definitely want to cook bacon more often after you use this best-seller.
The BPA-free grease catcher is dishwasher safe, along with other appliances. The countertop cooking oil container is safe for the freezer, fridge, microwave, and more.
2. Stainless Steel Bacon Grease Container, Cooking Oil Storage Canister with Mesh Strainer, 1.25 Quart or 5 Cups Fat Container Pot with Filter Screen. Bonus Silicone Brush. By Anacoco
If you're looking for something a bit less comedic, consider this home bacon grease container. The bacon grease container with strainer is also equipped with a silicone brush to sweep aside bacon bits. This is going to let the oil strain smoothly through the separator.
3. Chihee Oil Strainer Pot Grease Can 2 L Stainless Steel Oil Storage Can Container with Fine Mesh Strainer Dust-proof lid Non-slip Plate Suitable for Storing Frying Oil and Cooking Grease
Chihee's bacon grease can has nearly 5,000 positive customer ratings. It's an excellent pick for those who cook a lot since this kitchen cooking gadget can hold two liters of grease. Take advantage of the removable mesh filter for oil recycling. Just be sure not to soak it in water. Gently clean it.
Sandy gave it five stars and wrote, "I downsized from a large fryer to a smaller one, but I don't like to leave the oil sit, especially if there is no filter. This storage can is just the right size, has a strainer and a great handle. I also appreciate the tray to set it on, just in case of drips."
If you reuse coffee cans, you'll think twice now. Investing in these budget-friendly containers will be a game-changer.