Leaf fat is the best, cheap alternative to cooking with real lard. Feel free to use little scoops of it straight out of the package.... But it is ideal to render it down into Leaf Lard.
Leaf Fat makes some of the best smooth, creamy lard around. Get started making your own leaf lard with these very well done instructions thanks to Ashley from Practical Self Reliance.
Our Pork Leaf Fat is no longer ground... If you want to render this fat down into lard, use a knife to remove any small bits of meat and then cube the fat into tiny pieces.