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Eating Varmits

Old 01-23-2002, 05:24 PM
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Default Eating Varmits

I've been wondering if anyone actually eats varmits such as racoons, possums, or coyoties. The next time I get something I'm gonna try to cook and eat it. I've actually found some recipes for coon and possum but haven't tried them yet.
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Old 01-23-2002, 05:54 PM
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I came really close to eatin the last coyote I shot. I almost made jerky out of it and was gonna do it just to try it. I don't know how it tastes. Opossum seems like it'd be too nasty to me. Coon would be a new one too. Try it and let us know how the stuff tastes.
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Old 01-23-2002, 05:57 PM
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i guess any thing is eatable but i think i'll take a pass on coon and possum.coyotes,HMMMMMM_______naa i'll take a pass on those to.but you know what they always say "IT TASTE LIKE CHICKEN"
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Old 01-23-2002, 06:07 PM
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coon,yes it is real good when you BBQ it like pork.just put in pressure cooker to tender then baste and put on the grill.have eaten many many of them. possum,to fat for me,(also I have saw them come out of a dead cow one time."NASTY" little buger.
yoties,like eating my little dog,never!!

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Old 01-23-2002, 06:14 PM
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'If it looks like chicken, and tastes like chicken, by god, just give me chicken. I don't want no -BLEEPING- surprise!"

Sorry, I heard a comedian say that once. I just had to..
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Old 01-24-2002, 10:27 PM
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Actually coon used to be my favorite dish. My grandmother use to bake it and serve it with sweet potatoes. Man you talk about good eating. When I got older, I lost a taste for it. Probably b/c of the amount I ate when I was a boy. Now Opposum, I never ate but if push came to shove, I'd eat him too..<img src=icon_smile_tongue.gif border=0 align=middle><img src=icon_smile_tongue.gif border=0 align=middle><img src=icon_smile_tongue.gif border=0 align=middle>
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Old 01-24-2002, 11:29 PM
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got a buddy who eats lynx....calls them the 'other white meat'.
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Old 01-25-2002, 12:47 AM
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I've had bobcat. Wasn't half bad, little dry.
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Old 01-25-2002, 09:04 AM
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I heard the trick to possum is you can't just kill one and try to eat it. You have to live trap them and &quot;clean them out&quot; for a few weeks by feeding them sweet potatoes, corn, bread, you know, stuff that ain't dead and stinking. The only thing is, every possum I have ever gotten close to already smelled like it had been dead awhile. Too nasty for me to fool with. Then again, ever plucked a chicken? Talk about a nasty critter....
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Old 01-25-2002, 03:02 PM
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ever plucked clend and defatt a Emu ? ok thake aubut 10 skunk and put them to gather#*%#@&^*##$.
dont ask.
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