salt and pepper
1 strip bacon, diced
1. Soak the pigeon about 2 hours in cold water. Dry with paper towels.
2. Sprinkle cavity with salt and pepper.
3. Make small slits in skin; insert pieces of bacon. Place in a roasting pan.
4. Bake at 350 F 30 to 40 minutes, or until tender; baste often with butter.