Louisiana Daily Photo: Fresh Coon $2.99 Per Pound

The only grocery store I’ve ever seen fresh coon for sale at is located in the 7th Ward in New Orleans.

Louisiana Daily Photo via RL Reeves Jr

Louisiana Daily Photo via RL Reeves Jr

My daddy loved fresh raccoon, he’d braise it in an electric skillet with sweet potatoes and serve it with a hot pone of corn bread.

I have a feeling most city folks have never tried this delicacy.

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2 Responses to Louisiana Daily Photo: Fresh Coon $2.99 Per Pound

  1. Travis says:

    Did you buy any? If so, how did you cook it?

  2. RL Reeves Jr says:

    Nah man, coon eating weather ain’t here just yet. I’ll wait til the first cold snap. RL Reeves Jr

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