Dec 5, 2008
Interlude: Road Kill- How to Cook oPossum
from the 1964 Joy of Cooking
(This is a word by word translation, nothing was changed to make it seem more obtuse)
Trap possum and feed it on milk and cereals for 10 days before killing. Clean but do not skin. Treat as for a pig by immersing the un-skinned animal in water just below the boiling point. Test frequently by plucking at the hair, ...slips out readily, remove the possum from the water... Roast as for Pork...