By Joanne Hay
Rendered fat can be used for frying, deep frying, basting baked foods, in pie crusts, straight on bread as well as in cosmetics. Animal fats were traditionally used in soaps and detergents. A much better option than palm oil which, grown in monocrops by big brother agribusinesses, is destroying rainforest, displacing thousands of native people and and endangering animals the world over.
Lots of animal fat rendering recipies including some I’ve never heard of here: How to Render and Store Traditional Animal Fats.