BC: Whether you enjoy them in the wild, in a cage, or on your plate, reptiles are fascinating animals.
FC: Dinner Time: Reptiles, Anyone?
1: There are countless ways to enjoy reptiles; eating them is one way! Here is a book with a few examples of how to eat these creatures.
2: The alligator burger is a very popular food, originating in Louisiana. On the market, alligator patties cost about $9.15 for a package of four.
3: A great way to eat these patties is simply on a bun. Treat it like an exotic chicken burger with ranch, or maybe mustard and ketchup.
4: Another way to enjoy alligator is eating the ribs.
5: They are still very messy, | just like regular ribs.
6: Another popular way to eat alligator meat is deep fried. Similar to chicken nuggets, alligator can be chopped up, dipped in batter, and fried. | Usually the nuggets of alligator are deep fried for only 2 or 3 minutes.
7: Although this dish isn't the healthiest, it can be served with other types of vegetables, usually at Southern restaurants. Cocktail sauce is the best dip to compliment deep fried alligator nuggets.
8: Turtle soup is considered a delicacy to most people.
9: The Snapping Turtle is the most common meat used for turtle soup. Hot sauce, Worcestershire sauce, and lemon juice are the key flavors to the soup, besides the turtle itself.
10: The especially deadly and poisonous rattlesnake is also thought of as one of the most delicious reptiles. | It can be eaten as pasta, or deep fried, like the alligator.
11: Pasta is the most common way rattlesnake is enjoyed. | Garlic is a flavor that is frequently used in spicy or flavorful rattlesnake pasta.