I get a surprisingly large amount of queries about how to cut up a whole rabbit or hare. So here you go: Step by step instructions, as well as a recipe for Buttermilk Fried Rabbit!
rabbits and hares
Hares and jackrabbits are almost always poor man’s meat, and this Sardinian hare stew takes simple ingredients and makes them special. It’s good cold weather food that can stretch a long way in tight times.
Eating is a political act. Whether you choose to eat meat or not, care about where it comes from or not, eat local, eat American, seasonal, vegetarian or vegan, what you eat says much about who you are, as the old lawyer Brillat-Savarin has suggested. I am not, nor ever will become, a vegan. I
This is a dish called Winter into Spring, something to make with rabbit, pheasant or turkey while the weather is still changeable.
This post could be subtitled, “Why the French aren’t all bad.” But then I could also fall back on the fact that this recipe is equally well-known in Britain, where it is known as Jugged Hare. Civet de Lievre sounds so much better, though… Pause for a moment and think about this recipe. Jugged hare,
The hare is my personal Questing Beast and I am its Pellinore. Known as a jackrabbit here in the United States, hares neither are true rabbits nor are they particularly easy to cook. Maybe that’s why I love them. But under the right circumstances, they are plenty easy to hunt. Sadly, I have never been in