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Catholic Recipe: Game Hens with Pineapple-Walnut Stuffing


  • 4 Rock Cornish game hens
  • Pineapple Walnut Stuffing (see recipe)
  • 3/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup grenadine syrup
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • Details

  • Serves: 4
  • Yield: 4 hens
  • Prep Time: 1 1/2 hours
  • Difficulty: N/A
  • Cost: $$$$
  • For Ages: 15+
  • Origin:

This is the main entree for the first New Year's Eve Midnight Supper. This is a simple recipe, but impresses everyone.


Wash hens; pat dry. Stuff. Combine lemon juice, honey, and grenadine syrup. Set aside 1/2 cup for basting; add remainder to softened butter or margarine. Spread over surface of birds. Roast at 350° for about 1 hour or until done, brushing occasionally with honey mixture. Makes 4 servings.

Recipe Source: Cook's Blessings, The by Demetria Taylor, Random House, New York, 1965
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