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Fried Scrapple

Fried Scrapple- A Frugal Meal During the Great Depression
Serves 4-6
In the 1930s, the sausage for this meal would have been made by mixing spices to offal (pork scraps including feet, heart, liver, cleaned intestines, and whatever else was a leftover but still edible part from butchering a pig).

1 1/2 pounds sausage
2 cups whole milk
1 cup cornmeal
1 tablespoon maple syrup or honey
1 teaspoon ground sage
1/2 teaspoon black pepper


1. Brown the sausage meat and then drain off fat.
2. Add milk to sausage and bring to a simmer.
3. Slowly pour in cornmeal and stir to combine.
4. Add rest of ingredients, stir together, and spoon into a greased loaf pan.
5. Refrigerate until solid or overnight and then slice and fry in butter until
golden brown.
6. Top with warm maple syrup and serve with fried eggs or sautéed apples.

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