[NAFEX] Fw: slugs as food

hans brinkmann hans-brinkmann at t-online.de
Mon Aug 11 06:44:20 EDT 2008


Hallo Lon,

your Garter snake comment is very nice indeed!
I like those ideas/solutions very much!
To see sometimes a Garter snake must be much fun additionally.
At Europe they are one of the most kept terrarium reptiles...

I have only hedgehogs for slugs at my gardens...

ciao
hans


Lon J. Rombough schrieb:
> My son put out sheets of old corrugated aluminum siding to provide 
> shelter/habitat for garter snakes a couple of years ago and now we 
> have almost no slugs. The snakes need cover and the aluminum sheets 
> give them that, plus warmth. Ironically, the slugs seek out the same 
> areas and get eaten that much faster. The snakes go out from their 
> shelter areas and clean the surrounding zones of other slugs. You get 
> a reduction in slugs the first year, and in the second year they 
> almost completely disappear.
> The method works best if there is a water source for the snakes and 
> some brushy cover as well.
> -Lon Rombough
> Grapes, writing, consulting, my book, *The Grape Grower, *at 
> http://www.bunchgrapes.com Winner of the Garden Writers Association 
> "Best Talent in Writing" award for 2003.
> For all other things grape, http://www.vitisearch.com
> A video about The Grape Grower : 
> http://cookingupastory.com/index.php/2008/04/18/the-grape-grower/
> On Aug 1, 2008, at 6:33 PM, Ernest Plutko wrote:
>
> This is a good site. Think slug soup, slug pie, slug meat loaf. I
> actually thought about eating slugs but I just couldn't do it.
> Probably loaded with parasites and nasties.
>
> ---- Original Message ----
> From: Hilborn.E at epamail.epa.gov
> To: nafex at lists.ibiblio.org
> Subject: RE: [NAFEX] Fw: slugs as food
> Date: Fri, 1 Aug 2008 11:55:34 -0400
>
>
>     Here is a site claiming to list edible molluscs.
>     http://www.manandmollusc.net/molluscan_food_files/molluscan_food_terr
>     estrial.html
>
>     However they make a valid disclaimer at the top about toxins, and of
>     course thorough cooking is needed to kill pathogens/ parasites.
>
>     Bon appetit!
>
>
>
>     "What about slugs? Are they edible? We eat escargot, a snail carrying
>     its
>     shell, so I have started wondering about slugs. I can tell you that
>     they
>     are
>     plentiful in this part of the world right now, with the unusual
>     overcast
>
>     skies and daily downpours we have been having. We find slugs
>     everywhere.
>     It
>     would be pointless to tell you what they are capable of when they are
>     present in great numbers.
>     However, if we though of them as a source of easily accessible
>     protein,
>     then
>     it could be seen as a bonus....
>     Any comments or recipes?
>
>     Hélène, zone 4, north of Ottawa"
>
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