Roast Hare - Haresteg

Serves 6 Soak hare in cold water several hours; drain. Lard back and legs with pork. Dredge hare with flour; sprinkle salt. Brown in 3 tablespoons butter, then place roasting pan in moderate oven (350°F) for 2 hours, basting with hot milk and remaining butter (and hot water as needed). Remove hare to warmed serving platter.

Skim sauce and strain. Reheat and add cream, serving with hare.

NOTES : ╣Fat salt pork or bacon ¼"×2½" to 3"×¼", in Larding Needle (from butcher/fine housewares).