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noun A nonmedical term for muscle, flesh; resolve of will, strength of character.
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Headcheese 1 hog's head with ears and tongue salt and pepper sage sweet marjoram powdered doves Headcheese is usually made of the head, ears and tongue of pork.
The Tortilleria leads into the Salchichoneria where Mexican cheeses, chorizo, cajeta (caramel sauce), five-gallon jars of pickled pigs' feet, staple luncheon meats, including ham and headcheese, and Mexican creams, poured on tacos and salads, are sold.
COUNTRYSIDE: I'm looking for a recipe for old-fashioned headcheese.
To serve: Cut headcheese into 1-inch thick slices On plate, place
That's followed by a 27-foot case of sliced-to-order luncheon meats, including many German specialties, like headcheese and blood and tongue loaf.
Even if you use everything but the squeal, you can't really brag that your ham cost X pennies per pound, unless you admit that the lungs and the meat that goes into your headcheese cost just as much.