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vegetable shortening


a solid fat made from hydrogenated vegetable oil

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  • Cottolene is a vegetable shortening, pure in source and manufactured amid cleanly favorable surroundings.

    Fifty-Two Sunday Dinners Elizabeth O. Hiller
  • Season with salt, pepper and butter or vegetable shortening and pour over all about a cupful of good stock.

    Standard Paper-Bag Cookery

    Emma Paddock Telford
  • Work into the sifted flour a quarter cupful of lard or vegetable shortening, using the tips of the fingers or a case knife.

    Standard Paper-Bag Cookery

    Emma Paddock Telford

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