There’s a saying that everything but the squeal was used in the early days of pig butchering.
And there is some truth to that, as frugal and careful butchers kept not only the feet, but some innards, including brains, intestines that could be cleaned and used as sausage casings, and the stomach, more commonly known as hog maw.
Source: Hog maw: Waste not, want not | Food | heraldmailmedia.com
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