How-To: Rendering Animal Fats

Buying high quality animal fats can be expensive. But don't be intimidated: rendering animal fats is easy! Here's how to make your own lard or tallow from

I know, “rendering animal fats” sounds both a little weird and intimidating. It’s really just a fancy way to describe slowly melting down fat (most commonly pork or beef) into a clean, shelf stable cooking fat like lard or tallow. It might sound counter intuitive if – like me – you had been taught and […]