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       Title: Turtle and Ham Soup
  Categories: Wildgame, Soups
       Yield: 1 servings
       2 lb Turtle meat
       2 tb Flour
       1 ea Ham, small piece
       1 ea Lemon, piece
       1 x  Onion, chopped
       1 x  Cloves
       1 x  Garlic
       1 x  Bay leaf
       1 x  Thyme
       1 x  Parsley
       1 x  Salt & pepper to taste
   Cut ham into bits; mash herbs and seasonings with it, and put them
   aside. Boil turtle meat 15 minutes. Remove from heat and save the
   stock. Chop up the meat. Brown onions in lard or vegetable oil; add
   turtle meat and brown well. Then add ham and seasonings, stirring
   constantly. Add stock and 2-1/2 to 3 quarts water with salt and
   various peppers (to taste) and also the lemon, chopped very fine.
   Cook for an hour or so stirring frequently. Types of turtle:
   Softshell, snapper (Loggerhead or Alligator) or Mobilian. Also for:
   Substitute Alligator meat for turtle. Recipe date: 11/30/87