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Muskrat Meal-3

A food preparer applies sherry to muskrat meat prior to the annual Muskrat Dinner at the Monroe Boat Club in Monroe. Members of the Algonquin Club of Detroit and Windsor, Ontario, and other muskrat aficionados -- about 80 in all -- chatted about local lore and heard from a speaker about the War of 1812, but the star of the show was sherry-soaked, boiled and plated.