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Pig's Liver (a Savoury and Economical Dish)


  • liver and lights of a pig
  • 6 or 7 slices of bacon
  • potatoes
  • 1 large bunch of parsley
  • 2 onions
  • 2 sage-leaves
  • pepper and salt to taste
  • a little broth or water


Slice the liver and lights, and wash these perfectly clean, and parboil the potatoes; mince the parsley and sage, and chop the onion rather small. Put the meat, potatoes, and bacon into a deep tin dish, in alternate layers, with a sprinkling of the herbs, and a seasoning of pepper and salt between each; pour on a little water or broth, and bake in a moderately-heated oven for 2 hours.

Time: 2 hours.

Sufficient for 6 or 7 persons.

Seasonable from September to March.


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The Book of Household Management (1861).

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