Shortening Vs Lard – What’s The Difference?

What’s the difference between shortening and lard? Are they both fats? And why should I care? Shortening and lard are two types of fat commonly used in baking. Both are solid at room temperature and contain saturated fatty acids SFA. Saturated fats raise cholesterol levels, increase LDL "bad" cholesterol, and contribute to heart disease. Both … Read more