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Lard Exoneration

GraydonCarter Feb 4, 2012 03:59 PM

Just try the pie crusts, he says. Then decide.

http://www.npr.org/blogs/money/2012/0...

  1. paulj Feb 4, 2012 05:09 PM

    64 yr old can of lard is still good
    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/02...
    safe to eat anyways

    1. buttertart Feb 4, 2012 05:25 PM

      Lard is all that and a bag of chips for piecrust.

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      1. re: buttertart
        nofunlatte Feb 5, 2012 07:02 AM

        And potato chips cooked in lard are the best! Gibble's still cooks them in lard--nibble with Gibble's!

        1. re: nofunlatte
          buttertart Feb 5, 2012 08:47 AM

          I bet, they sound super.

      2. caseyjo Feb 6, 2012 06:11 PM

        Funny, I just made a quiche with a half-lard half-butter crust. It's my usual crust, and it's fantastically flaky. I go through a fair amount of lard (I go through much more butter), and I'm completely unapologetic about it.

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