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#95569 - 02/17/07 02:25 PM Beaver.........Sweet Pickled Beaver
cathryn Offline
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Registered: 12/22/06
Posts: 12928
Loc: West Virginia,age 42
Sweet Pickled Beaver

1 Beaver, skinned and 1/2 ts Ground cloves
-cleaned 1/2 c Brown sugar
1/2 c Vinegar 1/2 c Dry white wine or apple
1 tb Salt -juice
2 ts Soda 1 c Pineapple juice
2 tb Dry mustard Juice and grated rind of
3 tb Mixed pickling spice -1 lemon
1 ts Cinnamon

1. Wash beaver thoroughly with salt water, then let soak overnight in enough cold water to cover, adding 1/2 cup vinegar and 1 tablespoon salt to the water

2. The next day, remove the beaver from the brine, wash and cover with a solution of 2 teaspoons soda to 2 quarts of water. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes.

3. Drain and rinse the beaver, then place it in a clean pot. Add water just to cover. Sprinkle mixed pickling spice on top, bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer 20 minutes.

4. Drain and rinse beaver, pat dry and place in a roaster.

5. Mix mustard, spices, sugar, wine and fruit juices and spread over beaver.

6. Cover and roast at 325 degrees F. until tender, basting frequently.



Edited by Buzzard (02/04/09 04:11 PM)
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#96827 - 02/18/07 09:04 AM Re: Sweet Pickled Beaver [Re: cathryn]
RdFx Offline
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Registered: 12/23/06
Posts: 1744
Loc: Wisconsin
Cat have you ever used any nutmeg in with this recipe? I know from your ingrediants this is a tasty dish. Usually when using these ingrediants i add some nutmeg also like 1/4 tsp, then i would cut cloves down to 1/4 tsp also.. Just wondering.

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#153155 - 03/26/07 08:34 AM Re: Sweet Pickled Beaver [Re: RdFx]
CPA49707 Offline
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Registered: 12/26/06
Posts: 4655
Loc: Alpena, MI 45 yo
I have used a very smiliar recipe and it also added a 1/2 tsp ginger. This is one tasty dish.
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