Originally Posted by CharlieD
Can you please tell me more about the oven made geese. I think last time I had made goose was back in Ukraine.
ROAST WATERTOWN GOOSE WITH STEWED APPLES
MAST GANS MIT APFELN
Stall-fed fat young goose, 12 pounds
4 cups water
2 onion,, sliced
l /4 pound butter
2 tablespoons flour
Have goose cleaned and drawn, the wings, neck, head, and feet
chopped off. Wash goose inside and out; drain. Cover with cold
water and let soak 15 minutes. Drain; pat dry. Rub with salt
inside and out.
Place in baking pan. Add water, onion, and peppercorns.
Roast in moderate oven (325 F). When water has boiled
down, baste frequently with butter which has been browned. A
young goose should be cooked 15-20 minutes per pound.
Remove goose to warmed platter. Place pan on top of range.
Stir flour into fat. Add 2 cups water. Stir and let boil 2 or 3
minutes, until smooth and slightly thickened. Serve with goose.
2 pounds apples
2 tablespoons butter
1/2 cup sugar
2 cup water
2 cup white wine
1 small piece lemon peel
1 tablespoon lemon juice
Wash apples; peel and core. Cat fruit in thick slices. Saute in
butter 2 or 3 minutes. Sprinkle with sugar. Add water, wine,
lemon peel, and lemon juice. Cover; cook slowly until apples are
tender. Serves 6.