John Hardin March 27, 2009 6:22 PM

One of my previous bosses liked to tell the story of the first time he ever tried to cook squid. He didn’t know much about it, and decided to make stuffed squid.

When the squid tubes started to cook and contract, they squirted the stuffing all over his kitchen.

Splurt! …Splurt!

Clive Robinson March 27, 2009 7:47 PM

Hmm I’m not sure that squid can make the stems of a giant thistle (which is what an artichoke is) taste nice 😉

As for cooking squid there is one thing that everybody has problems with the first couple of times and that is getting the transparent support structure out.

A british cooking program showed how to do it with a wooden broom handle. Unfortunatly it looked a little rude and a number of viewers made complaints…

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