Dress rabbit. Wash carefully in water to which 1/2 tsp baking
soda has been added to each quart. Let stand in salted water overnight.
Stuff with onion, celery, or chestnut dressing. Sew. Rub rabbit with
salt and pepper. Place in baking dish with 1 onion, a few whole cloves,
1 bay leaf, 1 diced carrot, and a few peppercorns. Dot with cooking fat.
Sift a little flour over top. Pour 1 cp of stock or water into pan.
Cover tightly. Roast in moderate oven (400 degrees F.) until tender. Baste
frequently. Serve with slices of lemon and cranberry or currant jelly.