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    Better Hens and Gardens

    Recipe Introduction

    We like feeding the birds in both summer and winter, but donít like paying a fortune for pre-made bird suet. Here's an easy recipe for homemade suet that can me made and put out in either summer or winter - it holds up even in the heat. This is an easy and inexpensive recipe for homemade suet that the birds seem to love.

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    List of Ingredients

    1 cup crunchy peanut butter
    2 cups "quick cook" oatmeal
    2 cups cornmeal
    1 1/2 cups lard
    1 cup white flour
    1/3 cup sugar


    Melt the peanut butter and lard together in a pan over low heat, then mix in the remaining ingredients (while still on low heat).
    Press the mixture into a square or rectangular cake pan so that the mix is about 1 inch thick (or the thickness of your suet feeder.
    Freeze for an hour, and then cut into squares that will fit your feeder.
    Recipe Notes
    Store extra suet squares in the freezer (separated by wax paper) until ready to use.




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