Should I save my bacon grease?

Chef's answer
Although many of us grew up with relatives who stored their bacon grease in a jar or can set on the counter or on the back of the stovetop, food safety experts don't recommend storing it that way now. Instead, store the grease in the refrigerator (up to 3 months) or freezer (indefinitely).9 Feb 2020
Frequently asked Questions 🎓
Because bacon grease is solid at room temperature, keep that in mind and be smart in how you use it. It's ideal for sauteing or roasting vegetables
Is it healthy to cook eggs in bacon grease? No, in fact bacon grease is one of the most flavorful and delicious of cooking fats. Bacon grease is good for fried eggs.
Although many of us grew up with relatives who stored their bacon grease in a jar or can set on the counter or on the back of the stovetop, food safety experts don't recommend storing it that way now. Instead, store the grease in the refrigerator (up to 3 months) or freezer (indefinitely).9 Feb 2020
Lard is considered a pure fat with a delicate flavor. All other pork fats can be rendered down the same way but are not as good as Lard, we just refer to those rendered fats as "pork fat." Bacon Grease is the byproduct of cooking bacon.14 Jun 2013
By letting the cold water come to a simmer, then cooking the water away completely, you hold the bacon at a temperature that allows the fat to cook away without drying out the bacon. ... "As the water came to the boil and the fat began to dissolve, it created an unappetising white foam in the water.23 Jun 2017
While cooking chorizo, break it apart like you would ground meat, going for a light browning effect on the chorizo. ... During the cooking process, you'll accumulate grease in your pan - don't fret! Simply drain the grease from the pan when it's finished browning.1 May 2020
Last but not least, once you've used the stored bacon grease for cooking, don't try to save it and reuse it. It will take some of the flavors of what you are cooking and lose some of its own. Plus there will be some microbes that might cause the fat to go rancid.
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