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Piping Plover Saute with White Whine

Author: outhouse basement
Date Posted: 4/11/2009
Spicy: No

Ingredients List

This recipe provided courtesy of OuthouseBasement.com.


6 slices bacon | 1 small onion | 2 cloves garlic | two stalks celery | 4 tiny game birds, dressed and plucked | 1/2 cup Dry German Riesling or other white whine

Preparation Instructions

Brown bacon in saute pan until crisp. Remove, drain pan, retain 2 tablespoons fat.

Dice vegetables. Saute onion and celery over medium heat 5 minutes, stirring often.

Add dressed and piping plovers chest side down, gently brown sides. Add garlic, cook 1-2 minutes more and add white whine.

Cover tightly and place in 350 degree oven 30 minutes; or on low heat to maintain gentle simmer stirring a few times if cooking on gas stovetop in your RV.

Recipe Background

This recipe is an adaption of a traditional Cape Cod favorite. Piping plovers are no more entitled to the shores of our nation's beaches than are the greenheads and horseflies. Enjoy Piping Plover's resurgence with this delicious recipe, perfect for a crisp summer evening.