Season’s meatings! We’re building an all-meat gingerbread house live at A.V. Club HQ

It’s the holidays, so it’s time to eat. And while old, tried-and-true favorites are always in style, in the culinary world, it’s always about trying something new. That’s also true for the design world. And that, friends, is why we decided to make a gingerbread house out of delicious, juicy meat. We’ll be streaming…

What dish can you cobble together the day after a big holiday meal?

Welcome back to AVQ&A, where we throw out a question for discussion among the staff and readers. Consider this a prompt to compare notes on your interface with pop culture, to reveal your embarrassing tastes and experiences, and to ponder how our diverse lives all led us to convene here together. Got a question you’d…

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…