Lard: The New Health Food?
As I sent my friends home bathed in the warm glow of hog grease, I
felt sure that our generation would pass the test of lard. We might not
cook with it every night–natural lard is expensive and (all right, I’ll
admit it) deep-fried foods are often loaded with calories, no matter
which fat you use. But we won’t live in fear of it, either. When we want deep-fried excellence, we’ll reach for the best fat for the job: lard.