This is a discussion on Squirrel recipes? within the Off Topic & Humor Discussion forums, part of the The Back Porch category; Originally Posted by 1911NM
Ok, as someone who grew up where there weren't very many squirrels (ate alot of rabbit though), a few questions came ...
November 12th, 2007 08:45 PM
Scent glands---I think it is the brownish fatty looking tissue in the arm pit, pull off when you cut the front legs off. If you miss some, it doesn't matter much.
Originally Posted by 1911NM
7 pieces if you save the head, as many do.
November 12th, 2007 09:08 PM
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November 12th, 2007 10:01 PM
Squirrel can be substituted in most crow recipes too.
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November 13th, 2007 01:28 PM
Yeah they're usually brownish/grayish fattylooking bulbs under the front arms and on the inside of the hind legs too. And yes they doo make a difference becuase if you don't get them they usually tend to make the meat taste like doo! ->at least that's been my experience. This is especially so if you actually cut into the glands themselves. Eeek!
Originally Posted by nn
As for the skinning/annoying hair sticking everywhere:
#1 for keeping the annoying little hairs from getting everywhere...WET IT DOWN FIRST! THE WHOLE THING. Soak it completely.
2) put it on its stomach. Make an incision underneath the tail right at the rump. Cut through the tail bone, but not through the skin on the other side. Fillet along the backbone from underneath the tail for about a half inch or so.
3) Make two cuts, each starting at the opposite sides of the base of that strip you just made under the tail and extending laterally halfway around the squirrel, stopping just in front of the hind legs.
4) Step on his rear legs. Grasp tail...Pull hard toward the head. Instant squirrel sock removal. You get everything all in one inverted squirrel sock with the exception of the stuff on the hind legs.
November 13th, 2007 02:16 PM
Are they in the same place on rabbits? I had one that surprisingly tasted like poo. Maybe I overlooked these...
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November 13th, 2007 03:04 PM
Originally Posted by blueyedevil
If you cut the tail just right, cut under the skin a bit and leave enough skin you can stand on the tail, pull up on the legs and the skin comes right off in one quick pull. This works 50% of the time, because sometimes you cut it too little and the tail comes right off and then you have a problem :(
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