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The Forgotten Craft of Rendering Lard

When I first heard the term “render lard”, I can’t tell you how many visions of difficulty swelled up in my head. I imagined a long, labor-intensive process that would leave me frustrated and my kitchen a mess, stinking of pork. What was surprising to learn is that none of those things happened. I didn’t […]

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Trans-Fat Free…Does This Mean Healthy?

Do you look for labels on foods to buy that say “trans-fat free”? If so, you could be falling into a trap of believing the food manufacturer telling you that a food is healthy when it is actually not. This is a common problem with processed foods, where health claims on the label deceive the […]

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Tired of Dry Skin? Use Traditional Fats And Oils In Your Diet!

Is your skin dry in the winter? Besides the air being full of static and moisture-depleted which can contribute to irritated skin, we can experience dryness because of three major factors – environmental damage, chemicals we put directly on our skin, and the lack of healthy, traditional fats in our diets. Water and your skin […]