To Boil Smoked Tongue

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Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

The Settlement Cook Book

By Lizzie Black Kander

Published 1903

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Ingredients

  • 1 smoked tongue
  • 1 teaspoon whole pepper
  • Cold water to cover
  • 1 teaspoon cloves
  • 6 bay leaves
  • 1 onion, sliced

Method

Wash the tongue and if dried out, soak in cold water over night. Place in kettle with seasonings and let simmer slowly until tender from 2 to 4 hours.

Then remove from the brine, pull off the outer skin, cut off root and let cool in the brine. May be sliced cold or serve hot with Sweet and Sour Sauce, No. 2.