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Old 07-26-2011, 11:24 PM   #461
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sausage and hot dogs and scrapple are all made from scraps and trimmings of the pig. scrapple alone owns the name, but sausage and scrapple loaves are said to utilize every part of the pig, with the exception of its squeal.:) the flavor of these sausages and loaves largely comes from the filler (cornmeal for scrapple) and the blend of seasonings used. when a slice of scrapple is pan fried, it emerges as a crisp, crusty on the outside, somewhat spicy pork meat, with a soft, smooth interior, the consistency of a pate. a bold, but mild, soft and smooth, yet crusty, pork loaf that can be absolutely indescribably scrumptious to the palate. or not....
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Old 07-26-2011, 11:31 PM   #462
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sausage and hot dogs and scrapple are all made from scraps and trimmings of the pig. scrapple alone owns the name, but sausage and scrapple loaves are said to utilize every part of the pig, with the exception of its squeal.:) the flavor of these sausages and loaves largely comes from the filler (cornmeal for scrapple) and the blend of seasonings used. when a slice of scrapple is pan fried, it emerges as a crisp, crusty on the outside, somewhat spicy pork meat, with a soft, smooth interior, the consistency of a pate. a bold, but mild, soft and smooth, yet crusty, pork loaf that can be absolutely indescribably scrumptious to the palate. or not....
Beautiful description, Vit. I ran my post past DH, whose parents still reside in PA, and he agreed, with the addition of what he thought were bread crumbs. Your explanation of the corn meal completes it. I still won't eat it.

Not that there's anything wrong with scrapple...
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Old 07-26-2011, 11:40 PM   #463
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Scrapple is a loaf made from a whole bunch of odds and ends from a pig, most of which would normally be considered inedible. Kinda like Spam, only nastier. Think homemade headcheese. My inlaws are from PA, where they actually fry and eat it. Pennsylvania Dutch delicacy. Lebanon Baloney, both sweet and hot, is much preferable, but also made with indistinguishable pork parts.

I am sure it is delicious to many...
My dad is Penn. Dutch, and I grew up with all of these things around in addition to other P. D. Dishes , etc. Lebanon Bologna is a comfort food for me!! As far as scrapple goes, I leave that for others to eat.
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Old 07-26-2011, 11:48 PM   #464
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My dad is Penn. Dutch, and I grew up with all of these things around in addition to other P. D. Dishes , etc. Lebanon Bologna is a comfort food for me!! As far as scrapple goes, I leave that for others to eat.
Do love, and will willingly consume, the Lebanon Bologna! DH's parents have not delivered any for awhile.

I, too, will leave the scrapple for anyone else. Not that there's anything wrong with scrapple...
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Coffee at 3 am then coffee at 4 am and then at 5 and thinking of having more now since it's 6 am lol! I have not even noticed it's nearly breakfast time!
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dawg, i sure wish you'd stop saying "not that there's anything wrong with scrapple".... :)
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Old 07-27-2011, 12:06 AM   #467
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dawg, i sure wish you'd stop saying "not that there's anything wrong with scrapple".... :)
Sorry, Vit, trying to be PC! Along with saying I probably would not eat it.
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Old 07-27-2011, 12:10 AM   #468
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Sorry, Vit, trying to be PC!

That's okay, just slide it my way.
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Old 07-27-2011, 08:45 PM   #469
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had pears topped with ricotta cheese. not bad, though will probably not have again.
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This morning was leftover chicken-broccoli fettucine.
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