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Step 1

Place pig's head and feet in a large stockpot with cold water to cover. Soak 3 hours; scrub with a stiff brush. Scrape thoroughly, especially the ears, to remove all bristle. Rinse. Set pig's feet aside.

Step 2

Cut head into four pieces with a meat saw. Scrub tongue with a stiff brush. Remove eyes; discard. Remove brain; reserve for use in other recipes. Rinse head thoroughly.

Step 3

Place pig's head and feet in a large stockpot with water to cover. (Two stockpots may be required if head is large.) Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 4 hours or until meat begins to fall from bones. Skim froth occasionally from top of cooking liquid; discard.

Step 4

Remove stockpot from heat; set aside. Allow meat to cool completely in liquid. Remove head and feet from cooking liquid. Drain; remove meat from bones. Set meat aside. Reserve 2 cups cooking liquid.

Step 5

Grind meat into a large mixing bowl using coarse blade of meat grinder. Add reserved cooking liquid and remaining ingredients, mixing well.

Step 6

Press meat mixture firmly into 6 waxed paper lined 7 1/2- 3- x 2-inch loaf pans. Cover tightly, and refrigerate 3 to 4 days to blend seasonings.

Step 7

Remove head cheese from Loaf pans. Remove waxed paper. Wrap tightly in plastic wrap, and store in refrigerator for up to 3 months.

Step 8

Cut into thin slices, and serve cold with hot sauce and crackers.