~ 1 raccoon, dressed
~ 2 red pepper pods
~ 1 tsp salt
~ 1/4 tsp pepper
~ 1/8 tsp sage
~ 2 tbsp lemon juice
~ 4 large yams, peeled and quartered
~ 1/4 cup brown sugar
~ 1/2 cinnamon
~ 1/8 tsp ginger
Place the raccoon in a large pot with the peppers. Cover with water, bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 1 hour.
Remove raccoon from the pot and place on a rack in a roasting pan.
Pour the lemon juice on the raccoon. Sprinkle on the salt, pepper and sage.
Place the yams in the pan around the raccoon. Add 1 cup of water.
Mix together the brown sugar, cinnamon and ginger.
Sprinkle on the yams.
Cover and bake at 325 degrees for 2 hours or until the meat is crisp and brown.
Transfer to a serving platter.
Serve and Enjoy!