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Brain Croquettes

  • 2 ounces of butter or beef drippings
  • 1 small onion
  • Calf's brains
  • Bread
  • Cold water
  • Thyme
  • Minced parsley
  • 1/2 nutmeg grated
  • Cayenne pepper
  • Salt
  • 1/2 cup of milk
  • 1 egg
Put 2 ounces of butter or beef drippings into a sauce pan and set on the stove; when the butter has melted, add 1 small onion chopped fine; let it brown, then add calf's brains cut in small pieces, a small slice of bread first soaked in cold water and squeezed dry a little thyme, minced parsley, 1/2 nutmeg grated, a little cayenne pepper and salt; heat these all well, then remove from the stove and add 1/2 cup of milk and 1 egg, well-beaten. Mix all thoroughly and set aside and take a deep breath to cool off. When cold, form into croquettes, dip them in beaten egg, roll in cracker crumbs and fry brown in hot fat.
Submitted by Cassyjean - Torrington, CT Nov 23, 2009 15 min 30 min 45 min


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