Lard

So with the half hog we got in the spring, we also got 8 lbs of port fat, which as it turns out is perfect for making lard. It was the coldest day of the year so far yesterday and I decided it was time to make the lard.

It is not a hard process at all.

Step one — get a bunch of pork fat

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Step twp — cut up pork fat

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Step three — put into crock pot

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Step four — render the fat

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Step five — strain and put into jars

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Step six — let it cool till it becomes white

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We got 2 quarts, 2 pints and 1 cup. I am giving the two pints away, saving all the rest of us.