1 Wild hog, hindquarters
1 cup Onions, chopped fine
1 cup Green peppers chopped fine
1 cup Celery, chopped fine
1 Tablespoon Garlic flakes
1 teaspoon Dry mustard
1 teaspoon Thyme
2 teaspoon Sweet paprika
2 teaspoon Black pepper
1 teaspoon White pepper
1 teaspoon Red pepper
2 teaspoon Salt
Chorizo is as easy to make as Italian sausage. You don't need to
stuff it into a casing, because it's used loose.
1 lb pork, ground
1 Tbsp red chile peppers, ground (can substitute paprika)
1/2 tsp coriander, ground
Yield: 4 Servings
* 1/3 c Chopped pecans
* 2 (1/2-inch-thick) ham slices (about 2 1/2 pounds)
* 1/2 c Maple syrup
* 3 tb Sugar
* 2 ts Butter or margarine
Bake pecans in a shallow pan at 325=B0 F stirring occasionally
* 5 to 10 minutes or until toasted...
Have the slaughter-house clean the hawg but have them leave on the head, all feet, and tail (a cap goes on the tail.) Also tell them not to damage the ears (some slaughter-houses think they have to suspend the hawg by grabbing them with some sort of hanging device around the base of the ears...
100 lb Bacon ** 8 lb Salt, kosher
3 lb Brown sugar 3 oz Salt peter
4 ga Water, spring
** sides of bacon from fresh killed country hogs.
Lay the sides of bacon on a board and rub lightly with fine salt. Let stand
for 48 hours.
Mix the next three ingredients thoroughly and...
100 lb Ham 3 oz Salt peter
1 pt Salt, kosher 1/2 lb Brown sugar
1 x *also: 2 pt Salt
1/8 lb Pepper
*** The "recipe" specifies ham from corn-fed hogs, and "fine salt (best
quality)". Since kosher salt is commonly available today, and contains no
iodine, I changed the ingredients to...
Good cures start with good meat. We raise our own hogs and fatten them on a corn based ration supplemented by whatever is available - stale bakery products, household garbage, etc. Garbage should not dominate the ration as the fat will be soft. Top hogs weigh 220 pounds and...
4 1/2 lb. Speckled Butter Bean
1/2 oz. Smoked Hog Jowls Rough
3 carton Onion
Roughly cut or chop the sliced hog jowls and place into a heavy pot. Peel the onions and cut into 1/4" wedges and add to pot. Add the butter beans and cover with water to a depth of the length of...
1 ea Hog's head 1 x Water
1 x Salt & pepper 1 ts Sage, powdered
1 x Corn meal, yellow
Separate one hog's head into halves. Take out the eyes and brains. Scrape
and thoroughly clean the head. Put into a large kettle and cover with 4 or
5 quarts of cold water. Simmer gently for 2 or...
4 tbs. Lowry's Seasoning Salt
4 tsp. Garlic Powder
4 tsp. Onion Powder
2 tsp. Black Pepper
2 tsp. Old Bay Spice
1 tsp. Oregano
1 tsp. Thyme
Combine all ingredients and run briefly through a spice mill. Store in a glass jar