I am learning, but it does take a while. This is only our second steer we raised to have been processed into beef, not including Elsa, and I try to be as careful as I can with instructions to our processor as to what to keep. Siegfried hung out at about 540#. I always ask … Continue reading
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Fat, Lard, Suet, Tallow, Leaf Lard, Back Fat, Caul Fat, Kidney Fat…
What’s my favorite? I used to say the creamy, buttery lard from our American Guinea Hogs which absolutely can’t compare to rendered regular grass-fed pork fat. That would be if I’m cooking with it. My old favorite for both cooking and for salves and creams was leaf lard from grass-fed beef, ours happening to be … Continue reading
Praise the Lard!
Years ago, my husband went in for his yearly checkup with his doctor and was informed of his high cholesterol and need for statin drugs and a drastic new health regime of low fat and absolutely no animal fats. He declined the drugs, ignored the doctorly dietary advice and while it has taken me years … Continue reading