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grandma jennie's pickled heart and tongue

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Recipe by
Christe Harwood
Atkins, IA

Ilo Rhines - when butchering cattle nothing went to waste

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Ingredients For grandma jennie's pickled heart and tongue

  • 1
    beef tongue
  • 1
    beef heart
  • vinegar
  • 1-2
  • salt
  • 3-4
    bay leaves
  • whole allspice
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 pkg
    lemon jello

How To Make grandma jennie's pickled heart and tongue

  • 1
    Pressure cook tongue for 1/2 hour in water. Cool, peel and slice. Do not save the water!
  • 2
    Soak the heart in salt water overnight in the fridge. Cut into bite size pieces, trim fat.
  • 3
    Put to boil in pure vinegar with 1-2 onions, salt, 3-4 bay leaves and some whole allspice. Add 1/2 cup sugar, more if desired.
  • 4
    When tender remove meat from vinegar and bring vinegar back to boil, add a package of lemon juice, stir, return both heart & tongue to sauce and cool. Refrigerate.

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