Recipe from the cookbook "Foods That Made New England Famous" submitted by: Miss Lucille A. Knight, Belmont, MA. she writes: When Aroostook County,Maine, was a wilderness in many sections my great-great grandmother and her family decided to make it their permanent home.The severe winters compelled them to remain indoors for several weeks at a time.Wild animals, desperate for food, would very often venture into the yard. the family. The family depended largely on smoked meats and dried fish for their food.This recipe was one of her favorites. Maine men like hearty, stick to the ribs meals"