1 5 to 6 pound roast of bear
1/2 c Vinegar
1 tb Salt
4 c Water
3 Strips thick sliced bacon or salt pork
1 Large onion, quartered
3 tb Butter
1 ts Salt
1/4 ts Pepper
Trim all fat from the roast. Wash well
Soak meat for at least 2 hours in water, salt and vinegar. Remove and pat
Place meat in a roaster, lay strips of bacon on top and place quarters of
onion beside it.
Roast at 35O degrees F. for about 3 hours.
15 minutes before serving, remove bacon strips, coat top of roast with
butter and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
Roast another 15 minutes and drizzle butter on top two or three times during
this period. Serve Hot. Serves 6 to 8.
From Northern Cookbook edited by Eleanor A. Ellis, Information Canada
Typos by Bert Christensen