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Rendering Fat For Dripping

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Ingredients
  Trimmings of fat 3 Pound
  Cold water 1⁄2 Pint
Directions

GETTING READY
1 Cut the fat into small even-sized pieces.
2 Remove all skin and any traces of lean meat left on the fat.

MAKING
3 Into a strong deep , put the fat and cover with cold water.
4 Bring to a boil and let boil rapidly.
5 Remove any scum that rises to the surface.
6 Allow to boil until the fat is soft and all the water is evaporated.
7 Lower the heat, and continue cooking.
8 Gently cook until the bits of skin are crisp and begin to sink to the bottom of the pan, and the surface of the fat is " still ".
9 Allow to cool.
10 Strain through a clean kitchen towel or double muslin.
11 Set aside to solidify.

SERVING
12 Use as desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Method: 
Boiled
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes
Servings: 
45

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