I come from a family of farmers. My Grandparent's used almost every part of the hog that they butchered including the head and ears.This is the closest recipe that I could find that resembles my grandmother
Souse [sows] n. Variety of and term for head cheese in the Pennsylvania Dutch dialect. Souse is a variety of head cheese, usually specific to the Pennsylvania Dutch. They make their head cheese from the pickled meat of often otherwise unused animal parts
A few weeks ago I was dining on a patio and enjoying a Lone Star longneck when a friend of mine started rambling about an art project involving a hog head. I could see her lips moving, but the sound of the words faded into a childhood memory of eating.