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Category : The Four Legged       Region : Northwest       Rating : 5
Chokecherry Pemmican

Contributor : Added by Administrator

Tribal Affiliation : Alberta Plains Cree

Orgin of Recipe : Offered by Monique Chester... who learned this from my gramma

Type of Dish : Contemporary & Traditional

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Ingredients

  • 16 by 16 inch piece of fine canvas cloth
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 1 cup of lard
  • 1 cup of chokecherries
  • 1 pound dry or smoked moose meat
  • 1 heavy rock or heavy object (preferably a rock)

Directions

Pound the dry meat with heavy rock in the canvas cloth, to a fine consistency,
Add the chokecherries to the dry meat and pound together until well mixed,
Add the sugar and lard to the meat/chokecherry mixture and combine, mix to a meaty type consistency,
Roll into balls to be eaten as finger food.

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