Cooking with SusieQ: Hibernating Bear with Black Magic Sauce

Article by Sue Burch
Hibernating Bear with Black Magic Sauce Recipe – submitted by Open Cross Ranch
Edited by Stanley Holtsclaw – April 3, 2017

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Hibernating Bear with Black Magic Sauce


Hibernating Bear with Black Magic Sauce Recipe Ingredients:

2-3 pounds bear roast (depending on the size of your crock-pot)
2 cloves minced garlic
4 tablespoons butter
1/2 cup Cabernet
1 teaspoon salt
1-2 teaspoons pepper
1 1/2 teaspoons dry mustard
3 packed tablespoons brown sugar
1 tablespoon Lea & Perrins Worcestershire Sauce
1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 cup prepared brown gravy

Hibernating Bear with Black Magic Sauce Recipe Directions:

Brown bear meat well on all sides and place in crock-pot with a cup or so of water and salt & pepper.
Cook on high for 3-4 hours.
Turn down to low and add potatoes and carrots in large cubes.
Add additional water if necessary.
Cook another 3-4 hours.
Don’t lift the lid any oftener than necessary – remember, he’s sleeping!

Serve the following sauce on the side, or skip the veggies and add to the roast when you turn down the heat. If you decide to add the sauce to the roast, don’t add more water to it as you might if you are going to add veggies.

– Black Magic Sauce
Sauté the minced garlic in the butter.
Add Cabernet – simmer 4 minutes.
Add salt, pepper, dry mustard, brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce, lemon juice and brown gravy – simmer 5 minutes

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