According to an old cookbook, "the correct way to make scrapple
is to boil a lot of pork scraps in water in which liverwurst has
been made. Since this can occur only at butchering time on a
farm, the way to get around this."
- 1 - calf's liver
- 1/2 - kidney
- 2 - pounds pork
- 2 - cups cornmeal
- 1/2 - teaspoon sage
- 1/2 - teaspoon salt
- 1/4 - teaspoon pepper
Boil the live and kidney until tender, remove from water and chop
the liver. Shred pork into fine pieced and place in the water with
Simmer until scraps of meat cook to pieces. Then dribble
the cornmeal into the mixture, stirring constantly.
When you have
the consistency of mush, stop! Add sage, salt, and pepper.
minutes longer, constantly stirring. Pour into pans about 3 inches
Cool, slice, and lightly fry.
Dutch Did You Know?
Pennsylvania Dutch are a people of various
religious affiliations, most of them Lutheran or Reformed, but
many Anabaptists, non-Christian, and non-religious as well.