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Spiced Luncheon Loaf


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Spiced Luncheon Loaf

This is an excellent all meat loaf for use as a cold cut or sandwich meat.

Ingredients

  • 10 lbs. extra lean pork trimmings (80% lean)
  • (1 1/2 Tbs.) 1.0 oz. clear corn syrup
  • (9 Tbs.) 4.4 oz salt
  • (3 Tbs.) 0.6 oz. white pepper
  • (1 Tbs.) 0.2 oz. mace
  • (1 1/4 tsp.) 0.1 oz. nutmeg
  • (1 1/4 tsp.) 0.2 oz. sodium or potassium nitrate (saltpeter)
  • (1/8 tsp.) 0.025 oz. sodium nitrite (optional)

  • (Please read about Nitrates and Nitrites)

Grind pork trimmings through 1/4-inch plate. Place in mixer, add balance of ingredients and mix thoroughly. Fill in molds or loaf pans or stuff in No. 6 fibrous casings and hold overnight in a 38F cooler to cure. Water cook at 160 to 165F until an internal temperature of 150F is reached. Allow to cool at room temperature, remove from molds and place in refrigeration for storage.




Curing and Smoking