Yep, the bacon grease, smoking cigars, and drinking whiskey led to the demise of my Great-Grandad! Poor guy keeled over at the young age of 97! Granny fixed him bacon & eggs every morning for breakfast....including his last day above ground. (I use all of the above in moderation...so maybe I'll make it past
Originally Posted by Khan
Goose fat and lard are also excellent for popcorn (or deep frying).
My Mom and Granny always had a tin of lard in the cabinet. They both swore that you couldn't make a decent pie crust without it! Having taste tested way more than my fare share of pie in my 50+ years, I tend to agree!!!
My Grandad always used lard to make popcorn.....and then put on waaaay to much salt! I'd try to grab my popcorn while he was reaching for the salt shaker.