Difference between Lard and Shortening?

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The main difference between shortening and lard is that lard is a solid fat made mostly from animal oil. While shortening, is solid fat which is made from vegetable oil.
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Shortening = crisco, lard, what have you
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Lard is the rendered fat of hogs. Shortening is any fat product typically a mixture of different fats.
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Lard is the rendered fat of hogs. Shortening is any fat product
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Lard is animal derived fat, (vegetable) shortening is hydrogenated vegetable oil.
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