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Re: [IPk] Non DM question to Elizabeth O'Shea or any real dinkum

> Hi Elizabeth or fellow Ameeericans
> Just wondering if you can help out.  I have picked up a VERY old
> American recipe book with a recipe for Blueberry Muffins in it. 
> Trouble is, it calls for "shortening".  Can anyone please explain to
> me what I can use if, when I ask for shortening at the supermarket,
> I get blank stares?
It is another word for any hydrogenated cooking oil / fat like Crisco 
-- The solid white stuff usually sold in large tins.
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