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Sweet Pickled Beaver

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Category: Canadian

 Ingredients List

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


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

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