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Barbecued Beaver

INGREDIENTS: Tomato Barbecue Sauce * 1-32 oz. bottle ketchup * 32 oz. cider vinegar * 1 lb dark brown sugar * 1 tsp pepper * 1 tsp ground red pepper (heaping) Mix and simmer 5 minutes Traditional Vinegar Sauce * 1 gal cider vinegar * 10 oz. texas pete * 1-32 oz. bottle ketchup * 1 1/2 oz. crushed red pepper * 16 oz. honey * 1 1/2 cups salt Mix and simmer 5 mins DIRECTIONS: 1. Remove as much fat as possible from one small or medium beaver. 2. Place beaver in a foil lined roasting pan and bake, covered at 350F for 1 1/4 hours – starting with the back down and then turning over after half an hour. 3. Add water if beaver seems to be drying out. 4. Cover with sauce, inside and out and cook uncovered for about half an hour. Add sauce every ten minutes. *Tomato sauce will burn easily.