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Basic Brain Preparation
1 Set of brains; or more as called for by the recipe
1 tb Vinegar
If you are using beef or pig brains [or brains from game animals] they
should be soaked for an hour or so in salt water to remove any
residual blood. If you are using calf's or lamb's brains, you may
skip this step and continue.
Bring water to a boil; add vinegar and salt. Parboil brains in
boiling water for about ten minutes, then plunge them into ice-cold
water until cool and very firm (cooling them will not take very long
Remove them from the cold water and drain. Remove outer skin and any
veins. Brains are now ready to use in any recipe and may be halved,
sliced, or chopped and further cooked.
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