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Baked Turtle
Our thanks to R. Moore from Michigan for sending this recipe.

~ 1 turtle, cut into serving pieces, bone in okay
~ 1 carrot, chopped
~ 1 onion, chopped
~ 1 rib celery, chopped
~ flour
~ salt
~ pepper
~ garlic powder
~ 2-3 eggs
~ cracker crumbs, make your own from Town House or saltine crackers
~ butter enough for browning

Place the meat, onion, carrot and celery in a large pot. Add enough water to cover.

Cover pot and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes.

Let set in juices to cool.

When cool, drain and discard everything but meat.

In a shallow dish, beat the eggs.

Season the flour to taste with salt, pepper and garlic powder or use your favorite seasoning.

Roll the meat in the flour. Dip in the eggs and then roll in the cracker crumbs.

Melt the butter in a large skillet. Brown the meat on all sides.

Place meat in baking dish. Cover and bake at 325 degrees for 30 - 40 minutes.

Serve and Enjoy!

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