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1 largegoose, rinse and pat dry with paper towels
1 largeapple,peeled and cut into chunks
1 largepotato, peeled and cut into chunks
1 mediumonion, peeled and cut into chunks
6-8 slicehickory smoked bacon
GOOSE HAVEN SAUCE
1/2 cred wine
1/2 tspworcestershire sauce
1shot brandy, optional
1/2 cbrown sugar, packed
How to Make Christmas Goose
- Pre-heat oven to 300 degrees.
To make the Goose Haven Sauce: combine all ingredients in small bowl and stir briskly for 2 minutes. Set aside.
- Rub cavity generously with table salt, optional.
Peel the apple, potato and onion cut into chunks and place in cavity. Cover goose with bacon slices. Place goose on rack in roaster, place roaster in center of the oven. Place in oven and cook 1/2 hour per pound of goose. During the last hour of baking time baste ever 15 minutes with Goose Haven Sauce.
- When goose is done remove from oven and let stand for 15 minutes before slicing. Heat remaining sauce and serve with goose.