Goose is a traditional holiday meal inmany European countries. This recipe uses maple syrup to glazethe bird with a sweet, caramel-like flavor. Try it this yearinstead of your usual turkey or roast.
Recipe: Christmas Goose
1 (12-pound) goose 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 1/2 cups pure maple syrup 8 cups stuffing mix
Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
Line a roasting pan with aluminum foil.Place goose in pan.
In a bowl, combine lemon juice and maplesyrup; mix well. Brush goose cavity with half the maple syrupmixture. Spoon stuffing loosely inside goose and tie closed.Brush goose with remaining maple syrup mixture then cover andseal with aluminum foil.
Bake goose for 3 hours. Remove foil andbake for 15 minutes more, or until the internal temperature registers190°F on a meat thermometer. Let stand for 20 minutes beforecarving.
Makes 8 servings.
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