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Need about 6 cups of rendered pork fat--how much solid backfat do I need to start with?

asked by @ChTalleyrand over 6 years ago

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Merrill Stubbs

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added over 6 years ago

You'll need about 3 pounds. See here for a great step-by-step: http://homesicktexan.blogspot...

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added over 6 years ago

I recently rendered 2.3 lbs and got about 2.5 cups. Also, depending on what you are using it for note that leaf lard is better for pastries (i.e. mild taste) than backfat.

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added over 6 years ago

I meant 4.5 cups.

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