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Serious Eats YouTube Playlists: Porcupines Eating

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After watching the video of a greedy porcupine eating corn, we had to find more footage of porcupines chowing down. Here are some of our favorite videos of porcupines eating, featuring baby porcupines, carrots, and a catchy song. More

Video: Porcupine Doesn't Want to Share His Corn

Robyn Lee 13 comments

Hell hath no fury like a porcupine who doesn't want to give up his corn on the cob. This North American porcupine lets his squeaky grunts fly when his corn is threatened. More

Should You Ever Get Lost In The Woods...

Nathalie Jordi 2 comments

The scrambled brains recipe got me thinking that, in the spirit of the season, I should gift the internet with an heirloom recipe for cooked porcupine. A description of this delicacy and its exquisite preparation was related to me by a partly psychotic Belgian ostrich farmer who often gets hungry whilst rambling through the woods. Upon capturing the unfortunate creature, he packs it thoroughly in mud (the soil in the Belgian Ardennes is clay-based). Place the package in the fire; after an hour the ball will have hardened, and you can set upon it with a stick or rock. When it breaks open, the spines and skin will stick to the clay, leaving the steaming viscera ready for finger-licking consumption.... More

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