Butter Roast Suckling Pig
|Suckling pig||10 Pound|
|Onion||1 Large, minced|
|Butter||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), melted|
|Bread loaves||36 Ounce|
|Salt||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Red apple||1 Small|
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.