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Old June 17th, 2008, 11:10 AM
arkiegal arkiegal is offline
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Things like scrapple and sausage and fried chittlins came about because a slaughtered hog was too valuable to let any part of it go to waste. When they boiled the parts to make scrapple, they would remove the pots from the fire, cover them and let them sit outside overnight (hogs were killed in the early winter) and skim the fat off in the morning..... et voila, lard.
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