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    Drain grease from ground beef or not?

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    And... does your answer make a difference if it's grass-fed vs. conventional?

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    Not sure why you'd think of draining it...and if it's conventional, take a bit more of your Omega 3 supplement.

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    I do for some recipes, dont for others. It depends on what I am using it for. I dont like things swimming in grease just for the sake of fat.
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    So far I haven't drained any, but just wondered what you thought. Thanks!

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    I've never drained it, it adds to the flavour. But then I've also started pouring the grease from grilled chops back onto the chops; it's lovely stuff! But I wouldn't do it to the extent it was swimming in grease.

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    Definitely no need to drain... I only do if it makes more sense for a certain recipe, and then I'll try to use it to cook something else so it doesn't go to waste.
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    Quote Originally Posted by runnergal View Post
    I do for some recipes, dont for others. It depends on what I am using it for. I dont like things swimming in grease just for the sake of fat.
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