Heat oil in medium skillet over medium heat. Add onion and parsley. Cook and
stir 2 to 3 minutes or until onion is softened. Sir in raisins and spices. Season
game hens inside and out with onion mixture.
Place game hens on rack in roasting pan. Roast in preheated 375 degree F oven
Remove pan from oven. Pour enough water in bottom of pan to measure 1/2 inch.
Spread honey over game hens to coat.
Return to oven; reduce heat to 350 degrees F. Roast 15 minutes or until hens
are tender and golden brown.
Remove hens to heated serving platter and keep warm. Adjust thickness of pan
juices and correct seasoning as desired. Generously spoon over game hens.
Garnish with parsley and woodruff, if desired.
* Also known as sweet woodruff, this herb is a ground cover native to Europe.
Woodruff is used as a flavoring in May wine, as well as used to season sausages,
candies and cooked dishes in Germany and Austria.