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Calf's Feet Jelly

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Category: Condiments

 Ingredients List

  • 4 Calf's feet
  • 1 Stick cinnamon
  • Rind of 1 lemon
  • 4 Beaten egg whites
  • Sugar to taste
  • 1/4 c White wine
  • 1/4 c Lemon juice


Raw cleaned calf's feet chopped up, put to boil in cold water with a stick
of cinnamon and the rind of a lemon, boiled till soft, and the liquor well
reduced, strain, allowed to get cold, then all fat and skimmings removed,
the liquor which should have become like jelly then put back into a bright
kettle with some beaten whites of eggs, sugar to taste, little white wine
and lemon juice, brought slowly to the boil without stirring, then allowed
to simmer till the coagulation turns a grey color, about twenty minutes ,
then strained and restrained through a jelly bag; when nearly cool, filled
into glasses or molds, and served when set and cold.

**The hoof is split with a knife, then treated the same as calf's head;
when done, the bones removed, and the meat pressed between boards.

The quantities are estimates only.

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