4 pounds Bear meat 2 quarts water 1 tablespoon soda pepper, to taste celery salt to taste 2 cloves garlic 8 ounces salt pork 1 cup Coffee (black)
Par boil the bear meat in water and soda to eliminate the wild taste.
Season the bear meat with the celery salt an pepper and place in a stock pot, adding the garlic, salt pork, and enough water to cover. Cook until meat is tender, then drain RESERVING the pan juices.
Place the meat in a roasting pan and top with the onions, roast at 350 F until brown, basting with the reserved juices. Thicken the remaining juices for gravy and serve over potatoes served with the bear roast.