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(St. Gabriel's School, Ft. McMurray)
True Maggot Tales
Once my dad found a dead cat. There were maggots crawling
all over it.
There were maggots crawling through his eyes. Sasha
My dad went to the grocery store. He bought a pack of raisins with the
groceries. When he went home he opened the raisins and half the bag was
full of maggots. When he took the bag back they just said, "Sorry, we can't
do anything." Rachel
My dad was working in a restaurant and there were maggots in a pail of dirty
cloths. When he lifted up a cloth the maggots fell to the floor. Kevin
My mom's friend bought some chicken and went to the beach. When he peeled
off the skin there were maggots under it. Kevin
Me and my dad found a dead cat. When we rolled it over it was covered with
maggots and they were crawling on our hands. Tom
When my mom was little her mother sent her to the butcher shop. She got the
meat for supper and when she got home she flipped the meat over and found
tons of maggots on the backside. Thomas
When we lived in Bhutan our kitchen floor tiles had spaces between them
filled with dirt. In the summer flies would lay their eggs in the dirt and
every spring the maggots would all hatch and crawl out on to the floor.
Every day we would have to sweep them up. Maegan
My sister was playing with her best friend. They found a dead bird and when
they looked at it they found maggots crawling out of its eyes. Scott
In Mexico I was going to the bathroom and the toilets didn't work that well.
When I flushed a piece of meat came back up through the toilet and it was
covered in maggots. Scott
My best friend's mom had a chocolate bar and it had maggots in it and she
ate some because she thought it was coconut. Jen
My auntie had maggots in her oranges. She bit into one but then she spit it
My dad put a garbage bag in the shed in our back yard. Then we went on
holidays for a couple of weeks. When we got back my dad went in the shed to
get a tool and there were maggots all over the garbage bag. Brandon
True Maggot Recipes
Contributed by Scott
2 egg yolks
1/2 cup cold water
1 package of lemon pie filling
2 cups boiling water
1 cup maggots
1 Tablespoon butter
1. Add all ingredients and bring to a boil. Stir for 30 seconds.
2. Remove from heat. Stir in 1T butter and 1c maggots.
3. Pour in pie shell.
4. Top pie with meringue.
Contributed by Devann
1 fair sized, cut up maggot.
3 T ketchup for every 2/3 cup jelly (any kind of jelly)
1. Put maggot in shallow pan with back side down.
2. Add salt and pepper and then put jelly mixed with ketchup on top of maggot.
3. Cook for 20 minutes at 350F.
4. Turn maggot over and put more jelly and ketchup on the other side.
5. Do not cover while cooking.
Enjoy your jelly maggots.
Filled Orange Balls
Contributed by Maegan
1-250g (8 oz.) package vanilla wafers
1 orange, washed
1/2 c chopped pecans (any nuts)
1/4 c. honey
1/4 tsp. vanilla
1/4 c brown sugar
1/4 c toasted shredded maggots
1. Put the vanilla wafers in a plastic bag and crush them with a rolling pin.
2. Dump the crumbs in a medium bowl.
3. Grate orange rind and put it with the crumbs.
4. Slice the orange in half and squeeze juice into the bowl (no seeds).
5. Stir in nuts, honey and vanilla. Mix well.
6. Mix brown sugar and toasted maggots together on a small plate.
7. Use your hands to shape the cookie mixture into bite sized balls, then roll them in the sugar and maggot mixture.
Makes about 24 cookies.
Contributed by Thomas
3 c maggots
1 c Rice Krispies
1 c peanuts
1 c chocolate chips
1. Put all ingredients in a large bowl.
2. Grease a large cookie sheet with butter.
3. On top of stove put 1/2 c peanut butter, 1 c corn syrup, 1/3 c white sugar.
4. Melt but don't boil too much.
5. Add this to the bowl of maggots.
6. Mix, press on cookie sheet and chill.
7. Cut in squares.
Contributed by Marc
4 chocolate squares, bittersweet (110 g)
1.. Heat up water in a large pan.
2. Place the chocolate squares in a small pan.
3. Place the small pan in the big pan. The hot water will melt the chocolate.
4. Dip each maggot half way in the chocolate.
5. Place the maggots on wax paper and let them cool in the fridge.
Contributed by Robert
8 oz. package cream cheese
1 T milk
2 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
1 - 7 oz. tin of maggots
2 T chopped onion
Mix together and serve warm with raw veggies and crackers.
Contributed by Jen
all purpose flour
1. Sift the flour and baking powder.
2. Add the buttermilk, canola oil and maggots.
Contributed by Morgan
1 c brown sugar
1/4 c Mazola oil
1/2 c chopped nuts
1 tsp. vanilla
2/3 c flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1. Mix all ingredients and put in a pan.
2. Bake at 350 for 35 minutes.
3. Make sure maggots are dead before eating square!
Contributed by Meagan
1. Cut up the ingredients.
2. Simmer in a pan
3. Put the stove on medium.
4. Cook in the pot for 20 minutes and then serve.
Contributed by Connor
1. Fry onions and maggots.
2. Add to tomatoes and simmer.
3. Cook pasta.
4. Mix together and top with cheese.
5. Bake in oven until cheese melts.
Contributed by Sasha
1/2 c butter or maggots, softened
1/2 c shortening
1 c confectioner's sugar
1 1/2 tsp. almond extract.
2 1/2 c flour
1 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp red food coloring
1. Heat oven to 375 degrees.
2. Mix thoroughly butter, maggots, shortening, confectioners'sugar, egg and flavorings.
3. Blend in flour and salt.
4. Divide dough in half.
5. Blend food coloring into one half.
6. Shape 1 tsp. dough from each half into 4 inch rope.
7. For smooth, even ropes, roll them back and forth on lightly floured board.
8. Place ropes side by side; press together lightly and twist.
9. Complete cookies one at a time.
10. Place on ungreased baking sheet.
11. Curve top of cookies down to form handle of a cane.
12.Bake about 9 minutes or until very light brown.
Remove from baking sheet.
Makes about 4 dozen Maggot Cookies
submitted by Sara
1/2 c butter
1/2 c sugar
1 c coconut
1/2 c cherries
1 1/2 c maggots (mashed)
1. Cream all ingredients except Graham wafers and Dream Whip.
2. Place graham wafers in pan and cover with filling.
3. Top with icing or dream whip.
submitted by Joey
1 pound of maggots
1 1/2 c corn syrup
1 c butter
1 c brown sugar
2 c semi-sweet chocolate
1/4 c margarine
1/2 bar paraffin wax
1. Mix corn syrup, butter and brown sugar.
2. Boil until it reaches 120C.
3. Pour over maggots.
4. Melt chocolate, margarine and wax.
5. Shape maggot mixture into maggots and dip into chocolate.
6. Put on wax paper to harden.
submitted by Kevin
2 lbs. maggots
2 c bread crumbs
1 c milk
2 eggs, beaten
1 tsp. salt
1. Mix everything together and form into small balls.
2. Put in casserole dish.
3. Cook uncovered for 40 minutes in 350 F oven.
4. Cool and freeze if not required immediately.
submitted by Rachel
1 1/2 c basic white sauce
1/2 tsp salt
25 medium maggots, peeled and thinly sliced
1/4 c dry bread crumbs
2 T butter
1. Mix butter and bread crumbs.
2. Combine the rest of the ingredients in a 1 liter dish.
3. Sprinkle with crumb mixture.
4. Microwave 9 - 11 minutes on high till maggots are tender.
Makes 4 servings
submitted by Brandon
Package of cream-filled chocolate cookies
softened cream cheese
Instant chocolate pudding (4 servings box)
frozen whipped topping
1. Put the cookies in a blender or food processor and process until they become fine crumbs. Set aside.
2. Put the butter, cream cheese, icing sugar and vanilla flavoring in the bowl.
3. Beat on low speed to mix, then beat on medium speed until smooth.
4. Add the chocolate pudding powder and milk to the bowl.
5. Beat on low speed to combine.
6. Fold the whipped topping into the pudding mixture with rubber spatula.
7. Assemble in the ungreased pan or flower pot in layers as follows:
1st layer - 1/3 cookie crumbs
2nd layer - 1/2 pudding mixture
3rd layer - 1/3 cookie crumbs
4th layer - 1/2 pudding mixture
5th layer - 1/3 cookie crumbs
8. Tuck the ends of the maggots in the cookie 'dirt'. Be sure to have a maggot on each piece.
9. Store in the refrigerator. Chill for at least 3 hours before serving.
10. Cut into 15 squares or serve with a clean garden trowel or toy sand shovel if serving in the flower pot.
submitted by Hafo
1. Stir graham cracker crumbs and sugar.
2. Add butter and put in a pan.
3. Bake for 10 minutes. Cool.
1. Beat cream cheese in a large mixing bowl.
2. Add sugar until fluffy.
3. Add lemon peel and vanilla.
4. Beat in eggs 1 at a time.
5. Pour into shell.
6. Bake for 1 hour.
7. Cool. Then spread on the maggot glaze.
1. Blend sugar and corn starch together.
2. Stir in water and maggots.
3. Boil and stir for one minute.
4. Cool thoroughly before spreading over the cheesecake.
submitted by Travis
1 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp pepper
1. Put maggots into a mixing bowl.
2. Add the salt and pepper.
3. Dip maggots in egg wash.
4. Turn in flour and crumb mixture.
5. Deep fry.
submitted by Cassie
1. Mix the flour, water and Bisquick together in a bowl.
2. Roll out onto pizza pan.
3. Cover with pizsza sauce, cheese and maggots.
4. Bake at 350 for 30 minutes or until maggots are crispy.
submitted by Tom
1 c hot water
2 T butter
3 T sugar
1 tsp salt
2 T skim milk powder
4 c flour
2 tsp ground cinnamon
1 tsp quick rise yeast
1/2 c maggots
1. Mix all ingredients in order listed into bread machine.
2. Add maggots when beeper sounds
3. Set bread machine at 58 minutes.
4. Eat and enjoy right now or as a snack at a meal.