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                                JUGGED HARE
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Meats                            Main dish
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1                    Hare
    1                    Carrot
    1                    Onion
    4                    Cloves
    1 1/2   lb           Bones
    4       pt           Water, Cold
    1                    Wine glass Port Wine
                         Salt
                         Pepper
                         Mace, small amount
                         Mixed Herbs
                         Fat for frying
 
   1. Remove the inside from the hare, being careful to save the thick blood.
   2. Skin the hare, wipe it, and cut into joints.  Wash the head, heart, and
   liver in some cold salted water, put in the a saucepan with the blood and
   the bones, which have also been washed.
   3. Add four pints of cold water and a teaspoon of salt, and bring the stock
   to a boil. Remove the scum, add the herbs tied in a piece of muslin, add
   also the pepper and mace.
   4. Scrape and wash the carrot, peel the onion, and stick the cloves into
   it, and add these to the stock, simmer all the ingredient for three or four
   hours; keep well skimmed to remove the grease.
   5. Flour the joints of hare, melt some butter or shortening in a pan, and
   fry the joints lightly so as to brown them slightly. Then place in a large
   brown jar or casserole. Mix some flour to a smooth paste with water. When
   the stock is ready three to four hours, strain it into another saucepan and
   add the thickening flour mixed with water, stir well and boil for a few
   minutes. If necessary add a few drops of browning.
   6. Strain the gravy over the fried hare, the hair should be just covered.
   Place in a moderately hot oven, and cook for about two hours.  Just before
   serving, add to it the port wine.
   7. To serve.  Heap the hare into a large dish, pour some of the gravy
   round, the remainder is served separately. Serve with red current jelly.
   NOTE the gravy should be quite thick.
  
 
 
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