Liver Mush

(6 servings)

  • 1 fresh hog liver
  • 1 and 1/2 pounds of fatty pork
  • 2 cups cornmeal
  • red pepper
  • salt
  • black pepper
  • sage
Cook liver and fat pork until tender. Remove from broth the liver only and grind. Add corn meal, peppers, and sage to taste. Add enough of the broth to soften mixture. Cook in saucepan until meal has cooked, stirring constantly. Put in mold. Press down until cold. Slice and serve cold or broil.

One of North Carolina's best loved breakfast foods is that Poor Boy's Pate', Liver Mush. This delicacy, fried crisp and served with grits and scrambled eggs, is a wonderful way to start the day.

Mr Breakfast would like to thank Mr Breakfast for this recipe.

Recipe number 112. Submitted 4/26/2002.