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Indian Bread (Luskikn)

5 cups flour, 4 tsp. baking powder,
1 tsp. salt, ½ cup margarine or oil,
2 1/2 cups water

1. Add all dry Ingredients in a bowl.

2. Add liquids to make soft dough roll tightly and pat into a bread pan.

3.Cut in squares with floured knife.

4. Bake in hot oven (300 F) for about 45 min.

from Theresa Sylliboy

Porcupine Stew

Skin and clean porcupine wash good. Cut into cubes Put in pot with onion and boil for a few hours according to size of the porcupine. Add salt and pepper and summer savoury. When the porcupine is almost done add the vegetables. Add turnip first. Add carrots add potatoes.

Dough Boy 4 Spoonfuls of flour 2 tsp of baking powder. ½ c of water.

from Flossie Markie

Eel Chowder

3 med Eels 1 Onion 4 potatoes

Method: cut skinned eels into 1 inch pieces Dice potatoes and onions. Boil eels for 10 min. Add potatoes and onions. Boil until cooked.

from Amelia Jesty

Deer meat stew

1 1/2 lbs deer meat, 2 tbsp. fat, ½ cup onions, 4 medium potatoes (cubed), 1 tsp. salt, 1/4 tsp. pepper, 4 carrots

Method: Brown deer meat in hot fat, season with salt & pepper, Add 11/2 c. Water, simmer for about 15 min. Add onion, carrots and potatoes. Simmer for 1 1/2 - 2 hours.
Turnip may be added.

from Amelia Jesty

Moose Burgers

21/2 lbs Moose meat (grounded) 1 egg 2 c. Bread crumbs Salt & Pepper Garlic Salt ½ c. Steak Sauce.

Method: Mix all together, make into patties and cook aver low heat- approx.10 min. On each side. Onions are optional. -cooked or raw

from Amelia Jesty

Rabbit Stew

1 Whole Rabbit (cut up) 4 carrots pieces of salt pork 1 small turnip 1 lg. Onion 6 potatoes (cubed)

Method: Skin rabbit ,wash and clean . Skillet- fry pork and onion add to rabbit boil ½ hr.Add turnip & carrots & potatoes boil until vegetable are done. May add dumplings.

from Amelia Jesty

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