All the edible and nonedible ways leftover bacon fat can enrich your life

Bacon fat—the stuff left in the pan once you’ve got those pork strips nice and crispy—is flavorful as all get-out, not to mention endlessly versatile. Grandma didn’t hoard those jars for nothing. Tossing the dregs in the trash isn’t a good idea, since the grease will wreak havoc on drains, so it’s worth it to figure…

Bacon critic Scott Gold explains what it’s like having the world’s greatest job

This June, the breakfast site Extra Crispy held a much-publicized writing contest in which the winner would be anointed its bacon critic. The job title is as ridiculous as it is a carnivore’s dream—a three-month fantasy baconalia, traversing the world in search of the one true bacon. Attending bacon festivals. Rubbing…