As a family who loves meat, but seeks to raise animals in a way that honors their life, we try to use as much of the animal as possible. For instance, when we butcher our chickens, the cleaned feet go in the stock pot, and the feathers go into our compost pile. From our pig, […]
Do you use lard? Have you ever thought of rendering it yourself? It is easier than you think! Here’s my method for rendering lard – In the crockpot!
Animal fat has certainly been regarded as the enemy over the years, hasn’t it? It wasn’t always that way, and it’s unfortunate since fat is essential to life and to good health. Fat provides energy, and is needed for hormone production. And fats are a fantastic tool in the battle of the bulge. Without fat, […]