1 med. sized hippo 1 ton salt Pepper to taste 500 bushels potatoes 1000 gals. brown gravy 200 bushels carrots 400 sprigs parsley 2 sm. rabbits (optional)
Cut hippo meat into bite sized pieces. This will take about 2 months. Cut vegetables into cubes (another 2 months). Place meat into large pan and cover with gravy. Simmer for 4 weeks. Shovel in salt and pepper to taste. When meat is tender, add vegetables. A steam shovel is useful for this. Simmer slowly for 4 more weeks. Garnish with parsley.