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ISO Lard

chunkeymonkey Feb 27, 2010 05:13 PM

Anyone know where I might be able to purchase rendered lard,In large quantities?
I recently been cooking with lard and realized its makes anything cooked in it taste

thanks in advance.

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  1. Full tummy RE: chunkeymonkey Feb 27, 2010 06:12 PM

    I did purchase it rendered once from Fresh From the Farm (www.freshfromthefarm.ca), so you could contact them to see if they have it. Most recently, I purchased lard from Cumbrae's, but it definitely wasn't rendered. You could call them, though, to see if they had a rendered option....

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      Full tummy RE: Full tummy Mar 2, 2010 09:49 AM

      Oh gosh, I was away for a few days, but my error was stewing in my mind all the while. It was not lard I purchased but suet. Sorry!!! Hope I didn't misdirect you.

    2. tbonetak RE: chunkeymonkey Feb 28, 2010 06:45 AM

      I've seen multiple large (like around 1L) tubs of lard at the No Frills at Dundas W and Lansdowne. They seemed to have regular and some kind of red, spiced variety.

      1. DockPotato RE: chunkeymonkey Feb 28, 2010 08:39 AM

        Blue Danube renders their own lard


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          thebutcher RE: chunkeymonkey Feb 28, 2010 02:04 PM

          I agree that Lard is the way to go - makes my fried chicken lighter/crispier - I bought mine at Cumbrae's - it was Berkshire Pork Lard....

          1. jayt90 RE: chunkeymonkey Mar 2, 2010 06:08 PM

            Does anyone have experience with Maple Leaf lard, in the 1 lb $3 bricks?
            It is non hydrogenated and sold at room temperature.
            I used it for pan fried chicken and chips, and it was fine.
            No piggy odor, like home rendered lard. I guess they filter it.

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              myriam5555 RE: chunkeymonkey Feb 7, 2011 07:12 PM

              Mexican stores tend to carry tubs of rendered lard for a very good price (Perola's in Kensington, for example). I've also bought it at Healthy Butcher and at Wychwood Barns market.

              The Healthy Butcher
              565 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M5V, CA

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