This is the Muskrat Thread. Please be generous in your sharing of these recipes.
River Rat Ragout(Dutch Oven Style) posted by: tubeN2
1 fat muskrat [or chicken cooked and shredded] For more than four persons use 2 chickens.
1 1-lb 3-oz can, Grand [or equivalent] bisquit dough
12-oz package frozen peas
10-oz fresh mushrooms, sliced
1 9-oz box augratin potatoes
Pepper to taste
3 TBS cooking oil or margerine
1 4-lb bag briquettes
Fire up the briquettes.
While heating, oil the oven, bottom and sides, with oil or margerine. When hot, place 8-10 briquettes under the oven and pour into the oven the water called for in the augratin package. Bring to boil. Immediately place in the oven the potatoes, mushrooms, peas, chicken, and pepper. Stir. Open bisquits can and place biscuits on top of the mixture, without stirring in. Cover and place 15-20 hot coals on top.
Done in about 30 minutes, or when bisquits are golden brown.