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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 almost 6 years ago
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Merrill Stubbs

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added almost 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 almost 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 almost 6 years ago

I meant 4.5 cups.