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.