Tuesday, July 14, 2009


All right. I think everyone but one asked how we prepared these silly porcupines.

Chris did all the work. I wasn't going to touch those things. Yes it's meat but I have a queezy stomach for that sort of thing.

So anyway Chris put the porcupine into a gallon ziplock back and put about an inch of Worchester sauce in the bottom and put it in the fridge. The first one was only in there for about an hour but there is still one in the fridge. (Eric is suppose to come over and eat it this week with him.)

So zip lock bag, one inch Worchester sauce.

Then when he was ready to cook it, he slathered on BBQ sauce, Bulleye's I think. And plopped it on the BBQ. I think it was about 30 minutes of turning and basting. They wanted to make sure it was all the way done.

Eric and Chris both said it tasted like rabbit. That it was a bit juicier than rabbit.

I haven't eaten either. I don't know if I will. I can eat all the elk, or moose, or buffalo, or deer....I can but rodents I have a problem with. I am not sure why. I think it's a combination of thinking they are dirty and the whole redneck thing.

I don't judge. TRUST ME. I just don't think it's my thing.

Although I have a feeling that Chris will bribe me somehow with doing the dishes for a week or laundry, for a bite of porcupine. (I'll let you know how it goes down.)

PS I didn't keep any of them quills or feet for jewerly. Neither did Chris. I think Slade grabbed some quills for his boys but that's about it. It was for the meat.

So do you guys totally judge me for my porcupine post??


Kristina P. said...


Homer and Queen said...

I swear...one of these days I will beat KP on a post! Honey we judge, but not for the P pine!!! LOL Go ahead, give it a taste!

Nanette Merrill and daughters said...

How incredibly adventurous. Porcupine! Amazing.

Jane's Fabrics and Quilts said...

I do not judge, but I think I am going to be sick!!!!!!

Dianah said...

There would have to be a LARGE amount in fabric purchase and maybe a cruise to get me to try it. We do Elk and Deer but that's about it. Good luck!

John Deere Mom said...

I don't judge you at all...I am intrigued in the "watching the car crash scene" kind of intrigued!!!!

Monster Mary said...

Oh please, me judge? you've got to be kidding me. People all over this world eat things that are different and often considered gross to others but who cares. And yes I'd try the porcipine. Of course I'll try almost anything if it doesn't have mushrooms. I think this kind of post is rather interesting. Thanks for sharing the story.
Rednecks aren't so bad most of the time. I've got some family history of redneck and I find them pretty amazing. Heck I may be a bit redneck myself. I boil up my fishbones to make some broth etc. :) redneck,cheap, resourceful whatever. Oh and I do a bit of dumpster diving as well. People throw away perfectly good stuff sometimes. Granted I don't really get into the dumpsters but if I see somethign I think I can use I'm not beyond taking it home with me. :)

Sarah said...

I would go anonymous on this confession but then I would be a major weenie so here goes.

Once upon a time long ago when I was growing up (I can't believe I'm about to admit this) I ate racoon.

I think I just vurped a little just remembering it. I'm with ya sister! If it comes from a rodent family, I'm out!

Sheila said...

NO JUDGING!! I eat deer regularly! Like ALL the time! SERIOUSLY! I'm not too sure I could do porcupine either :( UGH!