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Where to get leaf lard in Merrimack valley?

Dio di Romanese Jan 2, 2007 11:34 PM


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  1. thegolferbitch RE: Dio di Romanese Jan 3, 2007 12:03 PM

    Dio, my neighbor CLAIMS to have gotten leaf lard from Haverhill Beef for making cretons. I think they're right on River St, so they might be worth a call/drive.

    Last year I bought leaf lard online as well as other products from Flying Pigs farm (they're in NY)but I don't know if you want to try that. If you do, the address is www.flyingpigsfarm.com.

    Good luck!

    1. Infomaniac RE: Dio di Romanese Jan 3, 2007 01:53 PM

      Haverhill Beef no longer carries leaf lard. If I were going to point you in a direction, I would say try an oriental market.

      1. thegolferbitch RE: Dio di Romanese Jan 3, 2007 02:51 PM

        Info is right, my neighbor lied....maybe some Hispanic markets, too, might have it?

        It's a slow work day so I called my foodie buddy down the hall and though this isn't the Merrimack Valley, apparently there's a farm that sells fresh leaf lard and other good stuff not too far away--

        Blood Farm
        94 West Main Street (aka route 225)

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          lisa13 RE: Dio di Romanese Jan 3, 2007 05:44 PM

          I am not sure if this is "legal" or not, but I have some extra leaf lard (rendered and non) that I could part with. I think we are both in the Boston area? drop me an email if you want to discuss: blueblankness@yahoo.com

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            cheryl_h RE: Dio di Romanese Jan 4, 2007 08:49 PM

            Blood Farm does sell leaf lard as well as many other excellent meats. I got a huge bag of lard from them about a month ago, I think they charge less then $1 per pound so my big bag costed around $5. We are regulars there and have found everything to be of outstanding quality.

            1. Gin and It RE: Dio di Romanese Feb 25, 2007 10:00 AM

              Twist of Fate Farm in Dunbarton, NH (a little west of Manchester) has frozen packages of leaf lard @ 49 cents a pound. Pork sausage, beef, turkey, rabbit, and fresh eggs too. Well worth the trip.

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