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  • n  soft white semisolid fat obtained by rendering the fatty tissue of the hog
  • v  prepare or cook with lard
    lard meat
  • v  add details to

  • In England arrived a ship whose entire hold had been turned into an icebox by insulating bottom and sides with boxes of frozen lard, filling with frozen meat, covering with more .
  • There was no butter, no lard, no coffee, little sugar.
  • Plus, the film's mechanical whale, which looks like a great slab of lard with a cold blue eye, kept sinking when it was meant to swim.
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  • Tomato pie
    Serves 6 There are many variations of tomato pie, using an old-fashioned lard crust, as North Carolina resident Mindy Fitzpatrick does, or adding different cheeses, spices, vegetables, even meat. This version uses onion, cheddar, mozzarella, mayonnaise, fresh basil, and crushed Ritz crackers. Use your favorite pastry recipe or a ready-made frozen crust. You can also use 10 plum tomatoes for ...
    June 21, 2013 - Boston Globe

  • Ronald Reagan in USA Today
    Ronald Reagan vetoed a highway bill in 1987 because it was $10 billion above his limit and included 121 local projects - "I haven't seen this much lard since I handed out blue ribbons at the Iowa State Fair," Reagan said at the time.
  • Al Jourgensen in
    This is the best REVCO album I've ever done,Al Jourgensen commented. "As a matter of fact, I think this is the best album - including MINISTRY, PAILHEAD, LARD - anything I've ever done, period. Production-wise, song-wise, I'm really,...
  • Billy Bob Thornton in Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
    Speaking of lard, one of my favorite things to tell about my family when I (was) growing up was that we were pretty poor, and whatever brand name there was, we had the one that was a few cents cheaper,Thornton says. "So everybody used...

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