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Country Style Jellied Pork Shoulder

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Ingredients
  Beef bones/Veal / pork bones / chicken backs 3 Pound
  Pork shoulder/2 pound shoulder plus 2 pound pork hocks 3 Pound
  Water 6 Cup (96 tbs)
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Onions 6 , peeled and quartered
  Vinegar/1 slice fresh lemon 1 Tablespoon
  Whole allspice 1 Teaspoon
  Peppercorns 2 Teaspoon
  Sage 2 Teaspoon
  Bay leaves 2
  Plain gelatin 1⁄2 Ounce (2 Envelopes, 0.25 Ounce Each)
Directions

Fit meat and bones into a deep Dutch oven, cutting the shoulder pork into chunks if necessary.
Add warm tap water and salt.
Don't worry if meats are not covered with water.
Bring to boil and skim.
Add remaining ingredients except gelatine, and cover.
Simmer 3 hours on top of stove or in oven until meat falls from the bones.
Strain and chill the broth.
Chop meat and some soft fat and chill.
Discard bones and seasonings.
Scrape fat from the broth and add gelatine.
Boil until reduced to 4 cups.
Clarify if you wish, then strain through a double thickness of cheesecloth and cool.
Taste for seasoning.
Spread chopped meat in a 6-cup mold.
Add enough cooled stock to barely float the meat.
Mold any leftover meat and broth in a small bowl.
Chill until firm.
Reserve remaining broth to glaze the meat or use in soups and sauces.
Unmold and garnish.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American

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