Does anyone know if this is true!?
This is a discussion on Does anyone know if this is true!? within the Off Topic & Humor Discussion forums, part of the The Back Porch category; Originally Posted by Ben Hennessy
One that I easily fell into.
I used to sell um when i was a kid
I dont think ...
November 25th, 2007 09:05 AM
Originally Posted by Ben Hennessy
I used to sell um when i was a kid
I dont think its a law but,
folks would not buy them without
at least 1 foot on
for the reason stated above
When outnumbered 2 to 1.
November 25th, 2007 09:14 AM
Well I don't feel so bad then. It made me wonder how many people even know what a skinned cat even looks like to make the comprasion. It was funny that about every third booth was selling trapped coon a week before turkey day. Well it must be trapping season in Missouri.
Originally Posted by gopher
November 25th, 2007 09:21 AM
Nahh , but most are close to the taste of spotted owl LOL
coon, muskrat, rattlesnake, etc. It all tastes like chicken! grin
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November 25th, 2007 12:38 PM
Cat is a lot more greasy than coon, kind of like that nasty dark back meat on a baked chicken....more greasy, even than bear.
But you're wasting your time if you're eating anything but muskrat. Sweet potato-stuff 'possum is some good eatin' every once in a while, of course, but for day-in, day-out culinary joy, nothing beats muskrat.
Unless it's a 1 1/2" T-Bone or Rib Eye, grilled medium, that is.
Just kidding about all that other stuff, too, though I ran across a recipe for coon-pfeffer once that didn't sound half bad. I used the same recipe for rabbit (hassenpfeffer).
My guess is that the foot stayed on there because of game laws that had to do with proving that it was a coon carcass as oposed to anything (including, but not necessarily, felis domesticus) else.
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November 25th, 2007 12:53 PM
I guess anything that moves could be considereed a food source...
November 25th, 2007 01:40 PM
Well the original Roadkill Cafe is up in Montana Roscoe or Lewistown if I recall. Though they do not actually serve up roadkill. They just have real catchy names for their dishes.
Originally Posted by GBS
November 25th, 2007 02:05 PM
We had a coon incident here just a couple of weeks ago coon killin anyone who eats coon know you don't eat it before "dinner" anyway, I have also heard that you should always leave a paw on to make sure that it's not a cat if sold or given to others
November 25th, 2007 03:49 PM
Where did you see this? Sounds like an interesting place to shop to me.
November 25th, 2007 03:53 PM
If you've ever orderd Chinese, you have probably had a little of both...
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November 25th, 2007 06:37 PM
Mike it is an area of older St. Louis where I grew up as a kid. It some what like the French Quarters of New Orleans. It is a mostly outdoor food market where farmers (more in the olden days) or others can pull their truck up to and rent a spot. Its the only spot that I know of that no matter what nationality you are, you can find what you are use to eating. Along with buying pets, live chickens and live turkeys. Produce is usually a third of the price of the supermarket. If you eat rabbit, goat or elk, well this is meat you can not get at the supermarket but you can get this meat at Soulard Farmers Market. You can also get knock off clotheing, purses and shoes. Its a +1 place to go if you are a visitor to St. Louis or live here. It was just this weekend that I seen so many raccoons being sold, that I asked questions.
Originally Posted by TN_Mike
November 25th, 2007 07:14 PM
Coon really isn't that bad. Nor is cat or dog for that matter. Cat is is a little stringy, but done right, not bad.
I really liked beaver. Now that was some good eatin'.
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November 25th, 2007 08:02 PM
Good recipes are hard to come by.
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