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Old 11-18-2005, 01:54 PM   #11
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I've only used butter for pie crust, but I think the shortening would work just fine. Try making one crust with shortening, and try another with butter and see which one you like best. A question for everyone, is lard the same as suet?
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Old 11-18-2005, 02:08 PM   #12
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...A question for everyone, is lard the same as suet?
No, it isn't. Lard is rendered pork fat while suet is beef fat from around the kidneys.
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Old 11-18-2005, 02:11 PM   #13
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http://www.bcpl.net/~tross/by/suet.html

Go here to read about suet.
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