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Rabbit With Dark Raisin Gravy

1 to 2 rabbits cut into quarters
1/2 cup vinegar
2 tsp. salt
1 tbsp. minced onion flakes or 1 sm. onion, chopped
4 whole cloves
2 bay leaves
1/2 tsp. allspice (optional)
1/2 cup dark raisins
1/4 cup brown sugar

Place rabbit pieces in deep pot and cover with cool water. Add 1/4 cup of vinegar to water and bring to a boil. Let boil 5 minutes. THROW THIS WATER AWAY! Again, cover rabbit with cool water and add 1/4 cup vinegar, 2 tsp. salt, onion, cloves, bay leaves, and allspice. Cook until almost tender and then add raisins and brown sugar. Continue cooking until rabbit is tender and done. Remove rabbit from pot and thicken liquid with a paste of flour and water. Replace rabbit in thickened gravy and heat just before serving.

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