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Category : The Four Legged       Region : Northeast ~ Great Lakes       Rating : 5
Northeast Delaware Deer Pie

Contributor : Added by Administrator

Tribal Affiliation : Lenape (Delaware) Turkey Clan- Harry L.. and Rose Miller (parents)

Orgin of Recipe : Offered by Michelle Maire White Doe Miller ... who learned this from grandfather was Lenni-Lenape-his wife taught the family

Type of Dish : Contemporary & Traditional

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Ingredients

  • 3 dear steaks cut up or 1 roast cut up-(cut of grizzle).
  • Cast iron frying pan (well seasoned).medium size pan.
  • Wild garlic and wild onions(if you can get it)if not -garlic and onions=2large of each.
  • Wild mushrooms (or store bought)as much as you like.
  • Flour enough for coating and thickening-1 cup
  • Wild root potatoes-(or regular potatoes) around 3 large
  • Hazel nuts or wild chestnuts or hickory-any kind-a handful.
  • Salt -pepper-sunflower oil or veg. Oil
  • Your favorite recipe for pie crust-2 crust for top and bottom.

Directions

Get a bowl-put cut up deer steaks in it-sprinkle enough flour to coat.-in oiled fry pan put in meat-onions-garlic-potatoes-mushrooms and nut last.-brown good-add a little water for a little juice to keep it moist. Keep on low heat until you prepare your pan with crust. Fill-bake at 350 until light brown.

Note: We ate this on cold winter nights-after my father and brothers came back home from hunting.(Northeast Pennsylvania).


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