Philadelphia finds new way to use Crisco

Posted: January 22, 2018 at 1:52 a.m.

A greased light pole stands near the intersection of Broad and Shunk streets in south Philadelphia before Sunday’s NFC Championship Game between the Eagles and Vikings. Crisco was used to prevent exuberant fans from climbing poles after the Eagles’ victory, which sent them to the Super Bowl on Feb. 4 against New England.

Great uses for Crisco include making pie crusts flaky and delicious, cookies and cakes soft and frosting fluffy. Sunday in Philadelphia, Crisco was used for preventing excited Eagles fans from climbing light poles after the NFC Championship Game against Minnesota.

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