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My Grandmother Elsea died a few months ago, just months prior to her 100th birthday; much history and knowledge left with her.  During one of my last visits, I was able to glean a few insights. My Grandmother grew up in Kelly’s Ford Virginia,… Continue Reading “Clabber”

Rendering Lard

First of all, let’s dispel with some false information.  Lard is not a saturated fat; it is a monounsaturated fat and one of the best dietary sources of Vitamin D while containing no trans-fats. This year, when we took the hog to the processor,… Continue Reading “Rendering Lard”