Food Storage & SkillsHow to Render and Store Lard - Perfect 4 Food Storage

How to Render and Store Lard – Perfect 4 Food Storage

Learn how to render and store lard. Lots of folks quit using lard years ago when the vegetable oils came out and were touted as being healthier.

Then came the news that they too could cause heart disease due to the trans fats in them. Olive oil is by far the healthiest oil for human consumption. However lard has been used in the kitchen all over the country for generations, despite the fact that many nutrition experts have long discouraged it.

How to Render and Store Lard - Perfect 4 Food Storage

One of the main reasons is because it is extremely versatile and can easily be stored for long periods of time. This article was designed to introduce the reader to lard and how it can easily be prepared and stored. Animal fats are making a big come back now days. I know and am one of a large group of people that refuse to have margarine in the house.

When you consider that it is like one molecule away from being plastic and nothing will eat it. It would even mold. Bleh, no thanks. We eat butter. I use olive oil but we also use lard. It makes food taste so good. It is perfect for pie crusts and it will keep forever in the freezer. This makes it a great cooking fat for food storage. Even in the fridge it will keep a long time.

The only thing about buying and using lard is you want the Non-Hydrogenated lard because when the hydrogenate the lard for more stable shelf storage it ends up full of trans fats.

This article shows you how to by the fat and render the lard out so you will have non hydrogenated lard, you can also buy Non-Hydrogenated lard if you prefer that better than rendering your own.

This info on how to render and store lard is from, Ask A Prepper. The author of the post is an experienced prepper who was looking to help educate as many people as possible about the uses of lard and how it be easily prepared for long term storage and uses.

Benefits of readings: How to Render and Store Lard – Perfect 4 Food Storage

Discover some very useful facts about lard, its many uses and how to best prepare it for storage.
The article goes into great detail explaining how it became popular in Great Depression era and it continues to be used to this day.

The article also goes into detail describing how to best prepare it to be placed in mason jars.
There are numerous full-color pictures that help to provide a good visual reference.

Paige Raymond
Paige Raymond
Raised in rural Montana and educated in Mechanical Engineering and Sustainable Development, Paige Raymond combines a practical mindset with a passion for self-reliance and sustainability. With expertise ranging from mechanical solutions and food preservation to emergency preparedness and renewable energy, Paige is a proud author with more than 5000 published articles.

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