Why? Because you can! And pickle, and jam, or otherwise celebrate the resurgence of the domestic arts our forebears held so dear. Put on your best apron and step into our kitchen, won't you?
Lard is a staple here in our homesteading pantry. Today, I finally learn how to render it myself - And it was so much easier than I had anticipated! Come along!
Lard is a remarkably good source of Vitamin D and of monounsaturated fat: the same fatty acid found in olive oil and avocado that and heralded for cardiovascular health benefits.
How to turn the high quality fat inside beef long bones into pure tallow for use in cooking, candle making and soap making.
A classic charcuterie technique used to make a classic dish: duck confit.