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Kermit Ruffins Cooks Nutria | Rodents of Unusual Size

Clip: Season 20 Episode 7 | 2m 19s Video has closed captioning.

Renowned jazz musician--and chef--Kermit Ruffins and other famous local chefs try to convince New Orleans residents to appreciate their artful ways of cooking nutria, an unappealing "swamp rat" that is also an invasive species eating away at Louisiana wetlands. If anyone can find a way to make it tasty--and help the local ecosystem at the same time--it's these clever chefs.

Aired: 01/14/19

Rating: NR

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