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split pea soup

Pat Hammond | Oct 2, 200507:07 PM

I bought a nice looking ham hock for my split pea soup. I really prefer a meaty ham bone, but didn't have one. The hock I bought was lovely to look at, but when it came to taking the meat off to add to the soup, there was maybe a tablespoon of meat, if that. Did I just get a skinny hock, or are they usually like that? I should have thrown in a fat sausage!

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