When my husband makes bacon we save the grease in this gross container. It's not good to pour it down the sink and if we tried to pour it in the garbage the dogs would go crazy trying to get into it.
You can easily use peanut butter instead of bacon grease. It would probably be less gross.
Step one. Tie string around the pine cones
Step 2: Smear the pine cones in bacon grease or peanut butter and roll them around in bowl of birdseed
Now you have a whole bunch of seed covered pinecones
Hang and enjoy. The birdies will be by shortly!