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  • [...] Cup Shortening (I used the lard I [...]

    February 13, 2012
  • I love that the first step is opening a window! :) Thanks for great instructions–I can’t wait to try. And your picture is great, you managed to make lard look beautiful!

    March 19, 2010
    • Stacy – Thanks for the compliment :). Yeah, the homemade lard is actually quite silky and melts very easily.

      March 19, 2010
  • Miss Brown Eyes

    You can often find lard in the Hispanic section of the grocery store and it’s sometimes labeled in Spanish as Manteca, usually in one pound rectangles.

    March 14, 2010
  • My hubs gave me this weird look when I told him lard is actually healthier than butter. lol

    March 14, 2010
  • [...] Tablespoons Lard (see recipe in [...]

    March 13, 2010
  • I think just the word “lard” itself sounds unhealthy, it’s good to know what it really is.

    March 12, 2010
  • I am fairly sure that lard has never entered my mother’s house. Thank you for showing me that it’s nothing to be scared of!

    March 12, 2010
    • What about schmaltz? Do not be afraid! Wait until you bake with this…you’ll never go back.

      March 12, 2010
  • OK, since you’re local, I need to know where you got the pork fat! Details please!

    March 12, 2010
    • Kate – Check your in-box :)

      March 12, 2010
  • Crackling is sooo bad but is so good. I love to sprinkle them on top of noodles. YUM

    March 12, 2010
    • Ooooh, haven’t tried that one. It sounds delicious. I just kept eating them off the plate…they never actually made it into anything-lol

      March 12, 2010
  • Wow… I grew up with a yoga-teaching mama. We come from different worlds- but I understand what ya mean! Thanks for the post!

    March 11, 2010
    • I’m glad you enjoyed the post. If you had said the word yoga in our house, when I was growing up, my mom probably would have thought it was a new word for yogurt. When I joined a gym my parents thought I was insane and told me I could help them garden, mow the lawn, or cut down firewood for exercise.

      March 12, 2010

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