Eating squirrel that I’ve harvested with my own hands, in fact, makes me feel distinctly more American and undoubtedly more human. The public really are being drawn to it.

Squirrels love eating fruits and love eating oranges because they are attracted to the sugary taste. Squirrels eat cereal and grain. Creating a great tasting squirrel meat dinner begins with the cleaning and storage process that leads up to cooking. You’ll find a host of ways to cook the meat with the satisfaction of getting food from your land for the ultimate in localvore living.

Georgia Pellegrini is a chef, hunter and author. As gardeners know, they’re also pretty clever at getting around many gardeners defenses to get to the good food!

The squirrels will stash the peanuts in all sorts of crazy places and some of the raw peanuts they stash in the ground will sprout. Following its brief inclusion on the menu of The Cinnamon Club restaurant in Westminster, squirrel meat has become rather sought after.. A butcher in Suffolk supplemented its dwindling rabbit stocks with squirrel meat earlier this month, selling out in three hours.

'A large squirrel would be enough for one-and-a-half people. There are plenty of ways to make squirrel meat taste excellent and give you additional reasons to head out into the woods for a round of squirrel hunting many times throughout the season. Squirrels are usually smart enough to avoid dangerous molds but it doesn’t hurt to be careful.

Squirrels tend to love the grains and the nuts within the cereals. Categories Animals Post navigation. Never fear squirrel hunting newbies! Squirrel enthusiasts feed squirrels with cereals. There’s been a surge of people taking an interest in squirrel meat recently. Lovefood cooks one up and puts it to our taste testers.

I think that it's because it is being perceived as a healthy meat. Squirrels will eat most of the peanuts you give them but will stash some of them away to eat during winter. No, squirrels are omnivores and thrive best when their diet consists of nuts, plants, eggs, fungi, fruits, insects, and vegetables they can find in their habitat.

When wondering if you can eat squirrels from your backyard, start with the legal issues and go from there.