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“Gator Butchering for Beginners,”

Kristen Arnett

It’s easy enough to slip the skin.

Wedge your knife below the bumpy ridge of spine to separate cartilage from fat;

loosen tendon from pink, sticky meat.

Flay everything open. Pry free the heart. It takes some nerve.

What I mean is, it’ll hurt, but you can get at what you crave if you want it badly enough.

Start with the head…