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To: MsLady

They would pickle, cure, dry, or confit their meats. Confitting is what you’re probably thinking of with the lard, but it’s more complicated than just sinking a hunk of meat in fat. Look up Michael Rhulman’s book called Charcuterie, it has lots of recipes for preserving meat.


46 posted on 06/30/2011 5:43:34 PM PDT by Ellendra (Remember the Battle of Athens, Tennessee: Aug. 2, 1946)
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To: Ellendra

I’ve got a whole collection of books about preserving foods, storing food, Amish book on what they use for different illnesses. How to cook on a wood stove, we have two. Found the book Charcuterie on Amazon, it’s one I will be buying thanks for the info on it :)


50 posted on 06/30/2011 8:02:47 PM PDT by MsLady (Be the kind of woman that when you get up in the morning, the devil says, "Oh crap, she's UP !!")
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