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Personally I use a Velux.

We had a Velux window fitted in a crog loft bedroom a few weeks back and about ten minutes ago, I bagged my first dinner through it. I got the perfect head shot on a beautiful rabbit. It never knew what hit it, one minute it was nibbling the grass and the next it was contemplating a starring roll in our dinner tonight.

Bodger's Sweet and sour Rabbit

Yon rabbit has obviously had an 'early bath' and this is what its going to be slipping into.

Skinned and jointed rabbit.
One and a third cups of honey.
Two thirds of a cup of light soy sauce.
A large can of pineapple chunks.
One large clove of crushed garlic.
One tablespoon of grated fresh ginger.
Two tablespoons of HP tomato sauce.
Two tablespoons of cornflour
Four tablespoons of water.
One tablespoon of vegetable oil.
and as much cooked rice of any variety that you can eat.

Put your oil into the frying pan and heat. Add the rabbit joints and cook on both sides until browned.

Bung in the honey, soy sauce, garlic, ginger and HP sauce. Give it all a good mix and then put the whole lot into your slow cooker.

Put the lid on and and cook on a high heat for just a tad under four hours. Then stir in the pineapple chunks and leave it to cook for another fifteen minutes.

Mix the cornflour and water.

Take the rabbit joints out of the cooker and put them onto serving plates.

Stir the cornflour mixture into the sauce thats left in the slow cooker and thicken it up.

Pour the thickened sauce over the rabbit and serve with hot rice.

Its one of our very favourite ways of eating rabbit. It simply falls off the bone.
Mmmmm!!!!! Sticky fingers. thumbup

Now that sounds good, got some in the freezer, that's Sunday sorted thanks for that.

So: everyone over to Bodger's for super, then! (A mouthful each).

Thought for a minute you were luring woodpigeons straight into the pot.

We have loads of woodpigeons on our place but I never shoot my own, only other peoples. Rolling Eyes

I think I've been too efficient with the bunnies round here. There just aren't any! Sad We see plenty of hares, which are tasty but the land owner doesn't want them shot, and whenever I go out there are hundreds of bunnies in different stages of growth, but all of them seem to know to stay just outside the area I have permission over. Most frustrating I can tell you!

That recipe sounds good, though our firm favourite bunny recipe is crispy fried rabbit. Simple to do if not a little time consuming as you have to cut the meat up into very thin strips. Once the meat's cut, toss each piece in cornflour with a little salt and pepper, then deep fry until crispy. Once crispy, remove from oil and dry on sheets of kitchen roll, then add a shop bought sweet chilli sauce. We have a good crop of chillis this year so I might have a crack at making my own sauce, does anyone know a good sweet chilli sauce recipe? Is it as simple as a good sugar syrup with the chilli chopped up and cooked in it?

Another plump bunny from the Velux this morning. As well as being a nice dinner, its also means one less trying to gnaw my apple trees this winter.
Monki magic

I have a massive rabbit population on the allotment at the moment. What sort of setup would be needed (looked online and all looks quite expensive). Don't think I would need too much as the rabbits are not scared and you can be within about 10m before they run off. Was even thinking of digging out the old black widow.

Don't mention catapults on here, they'll have your guts for garters. Laughing
You should be able to pick up a second hand air rifle thats suitable for the job for around 80 to 100 quid. Less if you're lucky and you know what you are looking for. You would also obviously have to be aware of the law with regards to discharging a weapon near to a public highway etc.
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