You just gotta wonder 'bout some city folk. They need some learnin' for sure. Possums be dinner...not pets! Silly slickers...
Ingredients: lime juice, taters, unions, carrots, mushrooms, bacon, hot peppa pods, salt.
Put water in Ma’s caldron, bring to boil over a fire. Add a cup o lime juice. Drop in the possum and scald quickly. Pull off hair whilst hot. Scrape well, remove feet, tail n innards like you would a hog. Cut off ears, remove eyes n head if dezired.
Put cleaned possum in Granny’s kettle, add water n vejeetables. Simmer over low fire for bout 3 hours until meat pulls off the bone. Pull out the carcass n give to the cats. Toss in hot peppa pods, sprinkle salt. Serve with fried bacon when Pa gets home.