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Cooking With Lard for Old-fashioned Taste

One doesn’t usually think of the Industrial Revolution affecting food. In the case of lard vs. vegetable shortening, it definitely did affect the outcome.Lard, until the Industrial Revolution, was the fat of choice, used in place of butter in many homes. Rendered from pig fat, lard was an important factor in cooking and baking, resulting in light, flaky pie crusts and delectable ...

Jean Teller and Sr. Assoc. Editor | Jan 19, 2010

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