•   8 cups water

  •   2 1/2 cups pinhead oatmeal

  •   1 tablespoon salt

  •   Pinch pepper

  •   1 pound each ground beef and pork

  •   1 large onion, sliced

  •   4 large bay leaves

Heat water to boiling and add the salt, pepper and oatmeal. Cook for 2 hours, covered over low heat. Stir often. Stir in the meat, onion and bay leaf. Cook 1 hour more. Press into loaf pans and chill. Slice and fry to serve.