Tis the Season...

... mornings are becoming cooler here in Southeastern Tennessee and the first harbingers of Autumn have arrived... flying in from points unknown... legions upon legions of coal-black starlings.... as I sit here now, 289,712 of them have taken up residence in the dogwood copse outside the blogroom window.... foul, croaking creatures... there is nothing for them to graze upon in Hell's Half acre, yet still they come...

... you know, us country folk enjoy blasting us the occasional migratory bird with a 12ga around here... doves mostly, or any of the passing plethora of duck-like beasties... geese and such...

... it is at times like this - quietly sipping a contented coffee and watching thousands of migratory birds shit on my shiny, silver Audi - that one wishes he had a recipe for some kind of starling casserole....

by Eric on September 21, 2005 | Bullshit (5) | TrackBack (0) | Psycho Rants
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Eric,

While I have no recipes for such a dish. Watch this show....http://travel.discovery.com/fansites/bourdain/about/about.html
Last night he was in Vietnam, and they had a hugungeous bottle of whiskey with a black bird of some sort carcass in the bottle. An interesting drink.....for sure. Maybe you could try it with the Starling.

Bullshitted by ArmyWifeToddlerMom on September 21, 2005 11:03 AM

Check Google, as I think there were some Roman recipes that used the $*%#@%#@s...

Bullshitted by Laughing Wolf on September 21, 2005 12:55 PM


:o
damn.

that's not funny.

Bullshitted by fiona on September 21, 2005 02:09 PM

Is that the same as a blackbird? Can't you bake them into a pie? Fit for a King? ;-)

Bullshitted by Bou on September 21, 2005 04:34 PM

funny you should mention starlings. NO.#3 son just not more than an hour ago pointed out a murmuration of starlings in the pumpkin patch. It seems that they've neatly pecked a nice well of seeds in just about every pumpkin our there.
Bastards. Let's have that recipe. Starling pumpkin soup.

Bullshitted by jm on September 23, 2005 08:36 AM