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Forcemeat Balls Or Relishing Stuffing

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Ingredients
  Dry bread crumbs 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs) (From Stale But Not Dry Homemade Bread)
  Finely chopped ham/Lean bacon 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Melted butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Lean bacon 1⁄2 (From 1/2 Lemon)
  Minced parsley 1 Teaspoon
  Summer savory/Thyme /1/2 teaspoon dried crushed thyme 1 Teaspoon, minced
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cayenne pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon (Few Grains)
  Ground mace 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Eggs 2 , lightly beaten
  Oil/2 1/2 lbs shortening /lard 1 Quart
Directions

Combine all the ingredients except the fat for frying.
Work well together with the hands.
Form into 16 compact balls.
Heat the oil, shortening or lard slowly to 365 degrees in a 3-quart saucepan.
The fat can be reused if you strain it through cheesecloth, pour into a clean jar and keep it in a cool place until needed.) Fry the forcemeat balls, 3-4 at a time, until golden brown, about 2-3 minutes.
Turn once during the cooking time.
Drain on paper towel.
Garnish jugged hare.
For stuffing, combine all the ingredients except the fat.
Do not form into balls.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Canadian
Method: 
Fried
Interest: 
Holiday
Ingredient: 
Ham
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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