Shortening vs Lard When you go through different cookbooks, you are sure to come across the terms ' shortening' and 'lard '. Because of the fact.
In context|cooking|lang=en terms the difference between lard and shortening is that lard is (cooking) to stuff (meat) with bacon or pork before cooking while.
What is the difference between lard and shortening? I have a big tub of lard and would like to know what I can use it for. Can I use it in place of Hi Ratio? Sweetex? Crisco?.