Ok, so I doubt you feel like having possum or bowfin every night for supper.

But, what if you could dress it up some and actually make it taste good? Would you eat it then?

Some people reading this will have a problem eating a possum just because they know what it is.

Field & Stream suggests creative ways to spice up five dishes you might not otherwise consider. They may not become your favorite, but then again, they just might.

Opossum: Bring back the long-lost Southern staple. Season one cleaned opossum with salt and pepper; dust lightly with flour. Place it on its back in a roasting pan, add 1/2 cup of water, and bake at 350 degrees for an hour. Drain the water and arrange split sweet potatoes around the opossum. Sprinkle opossum with a tablespoon of sugar, cover with 6 bacon slices, and cook another 30 minutes… [continued]

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Jason Houser
Jason Houser is an avid traditional bowhunter from Central Illinois who killed his first deer when he was nine years old. A full-time freelance writer since 2008, he has written for numerous national hunting magazines. Jason has hunted big game in 12 states with his bow, but his love will always be white-tailed deer and turkeys. He considers himself lucky to have a job he loves and a family who shares his passion for the outdoors. Jason writes full time and is on the pro staff of two archery companies; in his free time, he fishes and traps as much as possible.