How to eat a moose


The Inquirer’s Joseph Gambardello married into a Viking family, Danish Americans. Game is not rare on the dinner table, but moose is something special.

“The roast itself was provided by 86-year-old great-uncle Eric Pedersen, who got the moose on a hunting expedition in Newfoundland a few months earlier.

“He said that it was a young moose – about 600 pounds – and that he had shot it at a distance of 125 yards. (Not bad for an octogenarian.)

“He shipped home only 165 pounds of the meat, at some cost, and gave the rest to his guide.

“I had wanted to watch Marianne’s 88-year-old grandmother, Anne, prepare the roast …

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In culinary school and getting ready to trade the writing life for the cooking life. Or not. Might do both. At the moment I'm a feature writer for The Patriot-News in Harrisburg, Pa. My name is Pat Carroll.

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