OMG! We're eating Thumper.

Reader Contribution by Cole Ward
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<span style=”COLOR: rgb(0,0,0)” data-mce-style=”color: #000000;”>What you may not know is that not only is rabbit delicious, it’s <u>really</u> good for you. In fact, rabbit is the most nutritious and healthy meat you can eat.  </span>
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<span style=”COLOR: rgb(0,0,0)” data-mce-style=”color: #000000;”>Why?  </span>
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<span style=”COLOR: rgb(0,0,0)” data-mce-style=”color: #000000;”>Rabbit contains less cholesterol than turkey or chicken. It also has the lowest percentage of fat and the highest percentage of protein <strong>of any meat. </strong>
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<span style=”COLOR: rgb(0,0,0)” data-mce-style=”color: #000000;”>A frying rabbit is one to three pounds. A roaster rabbit is over three pounds.</span>
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<span style=”COLOR: rgb(0,0,0)” data-mce-style=”color: #000000;”>Here’s what it’ll look like when you purchase it. You can cut it into six to eight pieces: two back legs, two loin pieces (cut each one in two if they’re large), and two shoulder/front legs.</span>
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<span style=”COLOR: rgb(0,0,0)” data-mce-style=”color: #000000;”>Best to think about this as you would a chicken carcass, I think.  And maybe not tell your kids what you’re eating.</span>
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<span style=”COLOR: rgb(0,0,0)” data-mce-style=”color: #000000;”>And for those of you who don’t believe there’s enough meat on a rabbit… </span>
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