You will need a piece of cheesecloth doubled to 12 inches by 12 inches.
Pull the tough outer leaves off the cabbage. Remove the tough core. Drop the cabbage into boiling water and let it cook for about 5 minutes, or until the leaves separate easily. Invert the cabbage in a colander to cool and drain.
Cook the chopped salt pork in a skillet until rendered of fat. Remove and disca