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Roast Wild Goose

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Ingredients
  Young wild goose 8 Pound, dressed (1 no.)
  Lemon 1 , juiced
  Bacon slices 6
  Fat/Drippings 3 Tablespoon, melted
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped
  Tart apple 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
  Dried apricots 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
  Soft bread crumbs 3 Cup (48 tbs) (day-old bread)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1 Preheat the oven to 325°F.

MAKING
2 Clean the goose.
3 Rub the goose inside and out with lemon juice and seasonings.
4 For the stuffing, in heavy skillet or saucepan, melt butter.
5 Saute onion until soft.
6 Mix in apple, apricots, crumbs, salt and pepper.
7 Spoon the stuffing lightly into cavity.
8 Close the opening with skewers and truss the bird.
9 Cover the breast with bacon slices and cheesecloth soaked in melted fat.
10 In a roasting pan, place breast side up.
11 Roast in slow oven , allowing 20 to 25 minutes per pound, until tender.
12 Baste frequently with fat or pan drippings.
13 Pour 1 cup water into the pan and cover during the last hour of cooking, if the age of goose is uncertain.
14 Remove the cheesecloth, skewers and string before serving.

SERVING
15 Carve and serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Roasted
Ingredient: 
Poultry
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
180 Minutes
Ready In: 
210 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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