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Offline Ben Framed

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Are Jack Rabbits good to eat?
« on: April 25, 2023, 11:25:51 am »
I was in the humor section and seen a picture of a Jack Rabbit posted By Beemaster 2. Cottontail rabbits are good eating in my opinion, are Jack Rabbits 'good eating' as well?

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Re: Are Jack Rabbits good to eat?
« Reply #1 on: April 25, 2023, 01:25:00 pm »
Jack Rabbits are tough and stringy but otherwise fine.  If you skin them, put them in brine for four days to or so tenderize and then stew them they are pretty good.
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Re: Are Jack Rabbits good to eat?
« Reply #2 on: May 16, 2023, 11:11:48 pm »
Anything is good eating if you're hungry enough  :wink:
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Re: Are Jack Rabbits good to eat?
« Reply #3 on: May 17, 2023, 01:35:33 am »
Anything is good eating if you're hungry enough  :wink:

Well Occam, I will give you credit and I agree! lol.

Allow me to try again from another angle :cheesy:
In comparison to feasting on Cotton Tail Rabbits (if you like them that is), where would you rank Jacks on a 1-10 scale as far as taste, texture, and all around good eating?

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Re: Are Jack Rabbits good to eat?
« Reply #4 on: May 17, 2023, 06:32:01 am »
If I had a young cottontail I would bread it and fry it like chicken.  If I had a jackrabbit, I would stew it like an old hen.  Both are fine eating.  But if you fry the jackrabbit up, it's a bit chewy.
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Re: Are Jack Rabbits good to eat?
« Reply #5 on: June 19, 2023, 05:28:27 pm »
I always liked cotton tail boiled before cooking it on whatever preferred method.  Maybe (MB?) jack rabbit could be the same.  I forgot that once and could not eat the tuff cotton tail. Threw it in some bbq sauce and boiled it, it was great pulled rabbit.

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Re: Are Jack Rabbits good to eat?
« Reply #6 on: June 19, 2023, 06:57:16 pm »
We always boiled squirrel for that reason CLS. Rabbits, (cottontails), we soaked in saltwater overnight..

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Re: Are Jack Rabbits good to eat?
« Reply #7 on: July 08, 2024, 05:26:10 am »
I admit I've never done it, but it's got a name: Parboiled.  You boil it first and then cook it however you want.
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