Ol’ Field Fried Rabbit

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Appears in
Gullah Home Cooking the Daufuskie Way

By Sallie Ann Robinson

Published 2003

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Like most places in the Carolina Lowcountry, Daufuskie is rotten with wild cottontail rabbits. “Dem critters sho’nuff is a nuisance,” Pop used to say as he looked at a row of green stubs that had been corn seedlings a day earlier.

As children, we thought getting rid of that nuisance was real fun. We’d take the yard dogs with us into the woods. They’d lead the way, their noses alert for the scent of a rabbit trail. Sometimes they would come up on a bush or clump of tall grass and sta