Cockroach Stew

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Serves: As many as you have, I guess
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1 clove garlic
1 small onion
1 Tbsp cayenne pepper
1 qt water, hot

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Pam Ellingson Recipe
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Wichita, KS (pop. 382,368)
Member Since Mar 2010
Pam's notes for this recipe:
I found this recipe for exterminating cockroaches on the internet. I have it saved in my "Occasional Odd Recipes" file on my computer which includes such recipes as Fungicide Recipes for the Garden, Tomato leaf juice to conquer Blackspot on roses, and Homemade Insect repellents.
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In a large pot, let all the ingredients soak for one hour and then stir the solution. The recipe did not indicate if they were to be chopped or whole, so do what you want there.
Place the pot on a countertop or on the floor before you go to bed. The roaches will smell and find the solution, ingest it and die

Just make sure you do not have pets around who might decide to try it. If you do, I would put a bowl of it under the cabinet or somewhere they could not get to it, or close off the room where it is.
And you thought this was going to be a dish with veggies and cooked Cockroaches. LMAO

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user Pam Ellingson wmnofoz - Jan 21, 2012
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user Karla Everett Karla59 - Jan 21, 2012
Sure glad I have never had to deal with cockroaches but this is nice to know!! :D
user Jan Bartholome 2HandsForHim - Jan 22, 2012
I was afraid to look!
user Pam Ellingson wmnofoz - Jan 22, 2012
Karla, I save this kind of "recipe" for those times when someone asks the old "How do you.......??" question. I moved some things into our basement from my mother's garage after she passed away and sure enough, we had cockroaches come along for the ride. Thank goodness there were only a few and they were erradicated by some roack traps I put down under the stove and fridge. I hate bugs in my house, so I am really paranoid about getting rid of them quickly. If the traps had not worked, the exterminator would have been here post haste. :)
user Jan Bartholome 2HandsForHim - Jan 22, 2012
By the way, I LOVE the photo! Hilarious!

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