Coffee Cake

Coffee cake with one slice cut out to serve.

A delectable brunch staple made with Mossycup Farms lard.

Corn Fritters

These corn fritters are a delicious way to use up your bounty of summer corn. They make a tasty side dish that will freeze well if they aren’t gobbled up immediately.

Grilled Smokey Citrus Salmon

Grilled salmon is the perfect thing to put Mossycup Farms Smokey Citrus Seasoning on! Delicious and ready in about 15 minutes!

Our Go-to Waffle Recipe

This recipe can be made with any all purpose flour or milk. 3 of the 4 people in our house are gluten and dairy free so I use this gluten free flour and full fat coconut milk. Using lard in the recipe gives the waffles a nice, crispy outer shell. These are our kids favorite […]

Whipped Lard With Herbs

    I’ve made this recipe twice in the last month – once for the Field Day we hosted at our farm in August and again this weekend for the Preservation Celebration at the Central Gardens of North Iowa. It’s pretty fabulous when smeared on some crusty sourdough bread. Another option is to make this […]

How to: Render Lard

Cooling Lard

Rendering lard at home is easier than most people realize. When properly rendered, at a low temperature, your lard should be snowy white and nearly odorless making it ideal for all types of cooking. Get out your fat!  I prefer to have the butcher grind the fat for me so that its ready to go […]

Baking Old Cookie Recipe With Lard

The following  was sent to me by my friend, Elda Stone.  She is new to lard and I was happy to share a jar of leaf lard with her so she could experiment with an old family recipe.  I don’t pretend to be a writer but she is a great one and I’m thrilled that […]