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What the heck? It’s National Scrapple Day!

Posted by on Nov 9, 2017 in Food, Food Blog, National Scrapple Day, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus,, Today in Food History | Comments Off on What the heck? It’s National Scrapple Day!

Thought for Today: “To me, life without veal stock, pork fat, sausage, organ meat, demi-glace, or even stinky cheese is a life not worth living.” Anthony Bourdain National Scrapple Day!  Today is National Scrapple Day 2017. Scrapple to me was a regional version of every other “Pâté” in the world. I once believed it originated in the Deep South. I was wrong! Although sold throughout the South in regional areas, Scrapple is best known in Pennsylvania, Maryland, New Jersey and Delaware.  Scrapple is usually comprised of Hog Offal. Most people think of Offal as awful, but when prepared correctly a culinary delight may be found. The trimmings of a hog, which would normally be discarded, including bone, heart, and liver are turned into a broth. Once the broth is made any desirable meat is reserved then cornmeal is added...

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