Put some slices of fat bacon in a baking dish. Lay six squirrel on top of
them and lay two slices of bacon on the top. Put them in a 350 degree oven
for about 30 minutes or until done. When done remove the squirrel and bacon
from baking dish and keep warm. Add to drippings, 1/2 cup water and 1
teaspoon arrowroot. Stir until thickened. Add 1 teaspoon bacon grease if
desired and add some tomato or walnut catsup. Pour over the squirrel.
From: Housekeeping in Old Virginia, 1879
Posted to rec.food.recipes by firstname.lastname@example.org on Jan 25, 1997.
Adapted by Patti Vincent