Clean beaver and soak overnight in salted water (1 tbsp. salt to 1 quart water).
Drain, cut up, and roll in 1/2 cup flour seasoned with 1 tsp. salt and 1/4 tsp.
paprika. Fry in fat until browned. Then cover the beaver with sliced onion. Sprinkle
the onion slices with 1/2 tsp. salt. Add 1/2 cup water. Cover the skillet tightly.
Simmer for 1 hour. Add 1 cup sour cream the last 15 minutes of cooking time.