If you kill a bear, you better have something good to make out of it! This stew is delicious! Serve with a crusty bread!
1/4cupall purpose flour
1tspground black pepper
4whole bay leaves
In a large mixing bowl combine flour, oregano, salt and pepper. Place bear meat in the bowl a little at a time and coat well.
Heat oil and butter in a large skillet. Fry the bear meat until browned. Let drain on paper towels.
Fill a large Dutch oven with 2 to 3 quarts water. Add bear meat, onions, beef broth, bay leaves, potatoes, mushrooms carrots and turnips. Cook on medium-high heat for 2 to 3 hours. Add more water as needed.