Did you know you can make your own pork lard at home in just a few easy steps? It’s easier than you think & healthier than store bought oils.
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!
We were given some slabs of pork fat from a freshly butchered pig. Since it was such a large quantity I decided to render and “can” or preserve it instead of tucking it away in the freezer.
We were blessed last week to have my parents join us from Pennsylvania. It was a wonderful visit and a lot was accomplished. I had asked my Mom to bring along some raw peanuts. The bulk food store that I shop in our area (an hour away) was out of them and I thought it […]
The last time we purchased a side of pork from a local farmer, we asked him for some of the fat so that we could render lard. It’s been sitting in my freezer. After reading Long Way on a Little by Shannon Hayes and getting reacquainted with The Foxfire Book, I knew it was time […]