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 (hä′zən-fĕf′ər, -sən-)
A highly seasoned stew of marinated rabbit meat.

[German : Hase, rabbit (from Middle High German, from Old High German haso; see kas- in Indo-European roots) + Pfeffer, pepper (from Middle High German, from Old High German pfeffar, from Latin piper; see pepper).]


(Cookery) cookery a German stew traditionally consisting of rabbit, wine or vinegar, and seasoning


(ˈhɑ sənˌfɛf ər)

a highly seasoned stew of marinated rabbit meat.
[1890–95; < German, =Hasen-, comb. form of Hase hare + Pfeffer pepper]
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The dogs and I like a little Hasenpfeffer from time-to-time so off we strolled with the little Weatherby in hand to bag some bunnies.
He tells it in his rich Bavarian accent, as thick as a Hasenpfeffer stew.
Meanwhile, he asks that old friends and former customers come by and see him at Mikado, where you definitely won't find either gnocchi or hasenpfeffer on the menu.
SJR: I can't summon the mercy to help a rabbitt out of a stew; but, I can provide additional recipes beyond Hasenpfeffer namely Li'evre Au Jus, even better, Lapin Farci.
Personally, I have total confidence that any sedentary cottontail within my ability zone is destined for the hasenpfeffer pot without the ruination of one fiber of edible meat.
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He prepares numerous special main courses, among them traditional versions of hasenpfeffer rabbit stew, venison medallions, Bavarian meatloaf with warm potato salad, sausages with sauerkraut, oven-baked ``hendl'' chicken, roasted pork shank with potato dumplings and veal steak with mushrooms.
Note that his traditional hasenpfeffer - stewed rabbit - will be available during Oktoberfest, beginning Sept.
Picks: The fare favorites are the most familiar of German dinner items, especially the popular sauerbraten, hasenpfeffer and wiener schnitzel platters.
Picks: The usual favorites are sauerbraten, hasenpfeffer and wiener schnitzel.
Picks: Wiener schnitzel, hasenpfeffer and sauerbraten.