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2 pheasants, what to do with them

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Ifancyanewname Thu 06-Jan-11 10:15:04

Has anyone got any suggestions on what i can do with 2 pheasants? I was hoping on some sort of slow cooker recipe if possible.

4merlyknownasSHD Thu 06-Jan-11 12:00:12

Pot Roast. Seal in a frying pan or in the bottom of a cast iron casserole, then add onions, parsnip, carrots, celery, bouquet-garni and some chicken stock. Cook on a lowish heat for a two or three hours. Add a glass of red wine about 30 minutes before the end and just before serving, thicken the juices with a little cornflour. This should produce a tender bird that is not dry. Serve with fried croutons and other seasonal veg like kale or sprouts (nice done with bacon and walnuts).

Ifancyanewname Thu 06-Jan-11 17:31:49

ooo, that sounds delish!! I shall give it a go, thanks for the response. Its a good excuse to buy a bottle and drink the remaining 3 glasses too

lemsiprocks Thu 06-Jan-11 17:33:41

Put them in a sealed bag and throw in the bin!

melezka Thu 06-Jan-11 17:41:35

There's a bit of a tradition round these parts to do them in cider, apple and cream (add cream at the end) - but just depends on which you'd prefer to drink the rest of the bottle of I suppose wink

Ifancyanewname Thu 06-Jan-11 19:17:27

how about one done each way and drink the remains of both ;)

Grockle Thu 06-Jan-11 19:51:15

Ooo cider and cream sounds fab. I need a recipe!

PlumBumMum Thu 06-Jan-11 19:56:17

Oh I had 2 pheasants I roasted one and then did the other in lemon,white wine & garlic it was delish, nicer than the plain roasted one

4merlyknownasSHD Fri 07-Jan-11 10:00:15

IFANN, you must have very small wine bottles round your parts, or very large glasses!

Also, you should be able to get two pheasants in one decent sized casserole.

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