Recipe: Barbecued Rabbit


1 (2 1/2 lb.) rabbit
1 Tbsp. vinegar
2 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
4 Tbsp. water
2 Tbsp. butter
3 Tbsp. brown sugar
3 Tbsp. catsup
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. prepared mustard
1 tsp. chili powder
1 tsp. red pepper

Mix all ingredients together, except rabbit, and beat thoroughly. Grease a brown paper sack on inside with salad oil until thoroughly soaked. Cut rabbit into serving pieces. Salt lightly and dip each piece in barbecue sauce and place in paper bag. Pour 3 tablespoons sauce over rabbit and tie bag tightly. Place in uncovered roaster and place in 500-degree oven. Cook for 15 minutes. Lower temperature to 300 degrees and cook 1 1/4 hours. Slit bag. Put pieces of rabbit on cookie sheet. Moisten generously with sauce and put in broiler until brown (about 10 minutes).

     By Ethel Evans in Caile Heritage published by Caile United Methodist Church