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Butter Roast Suckling Pig

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Ingredients
  Suckling pig 10 Pound
  Onion 1 Large, minced
  Butter 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), melted
  Bread loaves 36 Ounce
  Sage 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Red apple 1 Small
  Cranberries 1 Tablespoon
Directions

Rinse inside of prepared pig; pat dry.
Saute onion in 1/2 cup butter; soak bread in 3 cups water.
Combine onion, bread, sage, salt and pepper.
Fill pig lightly with dressing; secure opening.
Tie legs in place; put piece of wood in mouth and place pig in kneeling position in roasting pan.
Sprinkle with additional salt.
Pour 1 cup hot water in pan.
Place foil over ears and tail.
Bake at 325 degrees for 3 hours and 30 minutes, basting frequently with remaining butter.
Remove foil; bake for 30 minutes longer or until pig is tender.
Place pig in kneeling position on hot platter.
Remove block; place apple in mouth and cranberries in eye sockets.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Pork
Servings: 
32

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