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Fatback vs. Lard — What's the Difference?

Fatback vs. Lard — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Fatback and Lard

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Fatback

Fatback is a cut of meat from a domestic pig. It consists of the layer of adipose tissue (subcutaneous fat) under the skin of the back, with or without the skin (pork rind).

Lard

Lard is a semi-solid white fat product obtained by rendering the fatty tissue of a pig. It is distinguished from tallow, a similar product derived from fat of cattle or sheep.

Fatback

The strip of fat from the upper part of a side of pork, usually dried and salt-cured.

Lard

Fat from the abdomen of a pig that is rendered and clarified for use in cooking.

Fatback

(US) A layer of fat, along the back of a pig, used as a cut of meat or to make lard
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Lard

Insert strips of fat or bacon in (meat) before cooking
He larded the joint with garlic and anchovies

Fatback

A fish, the menhaden.

Lard

Embellish (talk or writing) with an excessive number of esoteric or technical expressions
His conversation is larded with quotations from Coleridge

Fatback

The menhaden.

Lard

The white solid or semisolid rendered fat of a hog.

Fatback

Salt pork from the back of a hog carcass

Lard

To cover or coat with lard or a similar fat.

Lard

To insert strips of fat or bacon in (meat) before cooking.

Lard

To enrich or lace heavily with extra material; embellish
Larded the report with quotations.

Lard

To fill throughout; inject
"The history of Sicily was larded with treachery" (Mario Puzo).

Lard

Fat from the abdomen of a pig, especially as prepared for use in cooking or pharmacy.

Lard

(obsolete) Fatty meat from a pig; bacon, pork.

Lard

(slang) Excess fat on a person or animal.

Lard

(cooking) To stuff (meat) with bacon or pork before cooking.

Lard

To smear with fat or lard.

Lard

To garnish or strew, especially with reference to words or phrases in speech and writing.

Lard

To fatten; to enrich.

Lard

To grow fat.

Lard

To mix or garnish with something, as by way of improvement; to interlard.

Lard

Bacon; the flesh of swine.

Lard

The fat of swine, esp. the internal fat of the abdomen; also, this fat melted and strained.

Lard

To stuff with bacon; to dress or enrich with lard; esp., to insert lardons of bacon or pork in the surface of, before roasting; as, to lard poultry.
And larded thighs on loaded altars laid.

Lard

To fatten; to enrich.
[The oak] with his nuts larded many a swine.
Falstaff sweats to death.And lards the lean earth as he walks along.

Lard

To smear with lard or fat.
In his buff doublet larded o'er with fatOf slaughtered brutes.

Lard

To mix or garnish with something, as by way of improvement; to interlard.
Let no alien Sedley interposeTo lard with wit thy hungry Epsom prose.

Lard

To grow fat.

Lard

Soft white semisolid fat obtained by rendering the fatty tissue of the hog

Lard

Prepare or cook with lard;
Lard meat

Lard

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