Sue vs. Suet

By Jaxson

  • Suet

    Suet is the raw, hard fat of beef, lamb or mutton found around the loins and kidneys.

    Suet has a melting point of between 45 °C and 50 °C (113 °F and 122 °F) and congelation between 37 °C and 40 °C (98.6 °F and 104 °F). Its high smoke point makes it ideal for deep frying and pastry production.

    The primary use of suet is to make tallow, although it is also used as an ingredient in cooking, especially in traditional baked puddings, such as British Christmas pudding. Suet is made into tallow in a process called rendering, which involves melting and extended simmering, followed by straining, cooling and usually by repeating the entire process. Unlike tallow, suet that is not pre-packed requires refrigeration in order to be stored for extended periods.

  • Sue (verb)

    To file a legal action against someone, generally a non-criminal action.

  • Sue (verb)

    To seek by request; to make application; to petition; to entreat; to plead.

  • Sue (verb)

    To clean (the beak, etc.).

  • Sue (verb)

    To leave high and dry on shore.

    “to sue a ship”

  • Sue (verb)

    To court.

  • Sue (verb)

    To follow.

  • Suet (noun)

    The fatty tissue that surrounds and protects the kidneys; that of sheep and cattle is used in cooking and in making tallow.


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