1 young squirrel, cut in pieces
3 slices bacon
1 tbsp. sliced onion
1/8 tsp. pepper
2 tsp. lemon juice
1/2 cup flour
1/3 cup beef or chicken broth
Rub pieces of squirrel with salt and pepper
and roll in flour. Pan fry with chopped bacon for 30 minutes.
Add onion, lemon juice and broth and cover tightly. Cook slowly
for 2 hours. Just before serving, remove squirrel and make gravy
by adding water or milk and flour to the pan drippings.
Variations: Add l tablespoon paprika, 1/8 teaspoon cayenne,
l sliced tart apple and 2 cups broth instead of bacon and lemon
juice called for in this recipe.