It's time I told y'all my secret trick to rendering lard. The secret is it's not a secret and do it in the crockpot. Leaf lard, comes from an entirely different part of the pig. Leaf lard is known for not having as much of a pig flavor and being more pure white. It is perfect for making THE best pie crusts you have ever had.
I know you have missed hearing about Miss Munchie and her mischievous ways so I wanted to give you a quick update. Unfortunately, all children at some point grow up. My sweet Munchie has been moved into the sows pasture to prepare for her new career as a mommy.