Southern Louisiana Hog's Head Cheese

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Hog's Head Cheese is a misnomer as it is a preserved meat product and not really a cheese. Also known as "souse," Hog's Head Cheese was originally made by virtually every butcher in Southern Louisiana. This meat product is made from a mixture of boiled pork scraps and pigs' feetâ??providing a gelatinous texture to the concoctionâ??as well as vinegar, which grants the meat a sour taste. Once boiled, this mixture is poured into bread pans and set in a cool area to jell. Hog's Head Cheese is either fiery hot or mild, and is eaten with crackers, on a Po' boy sandwich, or cubed like cheese as an appetiz

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SucherNova Farm

  Cotati, CA

We are a diverse organic family farm located in Cotati, california in Sonoma county.We are dedicated to being in partnership with the earth. All of our livestock are on rotated pasture & eat organic food. We treat our livestock with herbs & homeopathy if needed. We use biodynamic & permaculture practices. (more...)