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More on the Long Term Storage of Oils and Fats

 

After receiving several comments and emails, I decided to write a bit more about oils.  The following comment by Lynda Eggimann describes the situation well.  When things are good we try to get fat OUT of our diets, when things are bad, we have to get fats INTO our diets.  It’s just a different way to think about those oils.

A cookbook from 1918 had a section on fats and oils which included the following statement.  “In the purchase of meat, the careful housewife should see that the butcher gives her all the fat she pays for, as all fats can be rendered very easily at home and can be used for cooking purposes”. …

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