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Exotic Menu at Explorer's Club Annual Dinner

StriperGuy Mar 22, 2012 07:31 AM

I know they do this every year, but this year's menu is quite the doosy.

http://www.popsci.com/science/article...

Anyone up for dinner?

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    beevod RE: StriperGuy Mar 22, 2012 08:21 AM

    A doosy can be quite delicious.

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      StriperGuy RE: beevod Mar 22, 2012 08:27 AM

      How DO you cook a DOOSY?

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        ocshooter RE: StriperGuy Mar 22, 2012 10:58 AM

        I believe you have to braise it for a while, otherwise the meat is too tough. Then a good gooseberry sauce with pickled horseradish on the side. At least, that is how they did it in the old country.

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          StriperGuy RE: ocshooter Mar 22, 2012 11:43 AM

          Heck, braise ANYTHING for long enough and I'll eat it.

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            thimes RE: StriperGuy Mar 24, 2012 07:59 PM

            Fried!

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      Jerseygirl111 RE: StriperGuy Mar 24, 2012 06:45 PM

      I think I draw the line at the eyeballs. I could probably eat everything else on that menu but there is just no way I could possibly put an eyeball in my mouth. Are they jelly filled I wonder? I can't imagine the burst when I bit down. Nope.

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        StriperGuy RE: Jerseygirl111 Mar 25, 2012 08:39 AM

        I've had fish eyeballs which are kinda icky, mammalian eye balls have to be worse.

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          Sandwich_Sister RE: Jerseygirl111 Mar 26, 2012 08:40 AM

          that's my problem is the idea that they must be filled with some sort of jelly of or gooey substance. it makes me squeamish. I'd need quite a bit of alcohol to think about trying it.

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            StriperGuy RE: Sandwich_Sister Mar 26, 2012 09:28 AM

            Oh I've dissected a cow's eye and they ARE full of goo the "vitreous humor."

        2. mrbigshotno.1 RE: StriperGuy Mar 25, 2012 11:12 AM

          I've had eyeballs at Mexican weddings where they pit bbq steer heads, they're not bad if you've got a few belts of tequila down. I don't think I'd be doin' mealy worms or crickets etc.

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            Jerseygirl111 RE: mrbigshotno.1 Mar 26, 2012 12:00 AM

            I remember growing up that my aunt was roasting (?) a sheep or goat head in her oven. I know there is an Italian name for it...anyway, she opened the oven door to check on it, reached in with her pointer finger and thumb and plucked the eyeball out. Popped it in her mouth and said it was the best part of the head.

            Bull "rod" and testicles, no problem. Pickled eyeballs, no way.

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              arktos RE: mrbigshotno.1 Mar 26, 2012 10:32 AM

              Cow-eye tacos are a common street food in Mexico City. Eye-carmuba!!

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