4 Ruffed grouse (or other game bird); halved
Salt & pepper
1 ts Thyme -OR- 1/2 ts Rosemary
1/4 lb Butter
4 Shallots or scallions
1/2 lb Mushrooms; sliced
2 c Sour cream; at room temperature
1/2 c Chicken broth
1 ts Beach plum jelly
Roll the bird pieces in flour, salt, pepper, and herbs.
In a casserole dish or skillet saute the bird pieces in 6 tablespoons of the butter.
Remove grouse pieces and saute the shallots or scallions and mushrooms in same casserole or skillet, using the remaining butter.
Return grouse to casserole, add sour cream into which has been stirred the chicken broth abd beach plum jelly.
Cover and bake in 350 F oven for about an hour.