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| March 2009

Roast Goose

Roast goose is a traditional Christmas dish.

Whether it's a Sunday church gathering or just a relaxing night with friends, these recipes are sure to impress. Around the holidays, try Aunt Minnie's Irish Roast Goose for a traditional meal.

Aunt Minnie’s Irish Roast Goose with Potato Stuffing 

This savory dish is perfect for a holiday or formal gathering.

10 medium potatoes
1 goose, about 12 pounds
2 teaspoons salt, divided
1/2 teaspoon pepper, divided
1 tablespoon butter
1 cup chopped onions
1/2 cup chopped celery
4 slices bread, cubed
1/2 pound ground salt pork
2 eggs, beaten
1 teaspoon poultry seasoning

Cook potatoes; cool and dice. Reserve potato water. Set both aside.

Clean and dry goose. Rub cavity and outside with 1 teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon pepper, which have been combined. Baste goose with potato water.

In a skillet, melt butter and partially cook onion and celery (do not brown). Add potatoes, bread, salt pork, eggs, poultry seasoning, and remaining salt and pepper.

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