January 04, 2016
"Lard and schmaltz are being smeared on bread, plopped on pizza, ladled on mash potatoes — and experts say this “animal fat craze” may even be healthier for us.
“You can use lard for a wide variety of things,” Jenny McCoy, a pastry chef instructor with the Institute of Culinary Education, told CBS2’s Kristine Johnson. “Pie crusts and biscuits — lard makes those absolutely excellent.
Lard and other animal fats, like schmaltz, are the latest “it” foods, now being used for everything from dressing toast to draping seafood..."
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