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Gerald, not for OUR period.  Can document it to the Revolutionary War.  But
only because I haven't bothered to look further (mainly because I haven't
had reason.)



On Tue, Oct 8, 2013 at 1:32 PM, Beth Trevor <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Acorns also make Ozark squirrels taste like oak smells.  Yuck!  I like
> Nebraska or Kansas squirrels.  One tastes of corn and the other is the most
> "pure"  Yup ate a lot of squirrel in my younger days, rabbit too.
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> On Tue, Oct 8, 2013 at 9:03 AM, Ted Eisenstein <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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>> I think you are probably thinking of "fugu" (puffer fish) and
>>> cassava in addition to taro.
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>> Ditto acorns, I am told: you have to put acorn flour into several
>> changes of water to get rid of the tannins, which do a nasty on
>> kidneys (aside from also tasting bad).
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