Product Details

  • Hardcover: 56 pages
  • Publisher: Univ of Minnesota Pr; 2 Sub edition (May 1984)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0816613303
  • ISBN-13: 978-0816613304
  • Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 8.5 x 0.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 12.8 ounces


Book Description

Fixin' Fish was first published in 1984. Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions.
Whether you catch it yourself or buy it, fish can be a delicious, nutritious meal or an experience you'd rather forget. Because fish are delicate and perishable, preserving their fresh-caught flavor requires careful handling. Fixin' Fish provides anglers and fish buyers with helpful techniques, not covered in most cookbooks, for handling, cleaning, preserving, preparing, and buying fish of all kinds. Topics covered include: maintaining the quality of fresh fish, building a smokehouse, smoking, canning, pickling, making fish jerky and caviar, and checking fish for parasites. Sport fishermen will find the section on field dressing and packing especially useful.
Minnesota and neighboring states have an abundance of fish that are usually overlooked as a food source. These underutilized fish, which include suckers, eelpout (burbot), carp, bullheads, herring, and freshwater drum, can be delicious if handled and prepared properly. The special techniques described in this book will help anyone make good use of this inexpensive and tasty source of protein.
Fixin' Fish is published by the University of Minnesota Sea Grant Extension Program. This new edition updates the text and adds information on parasites that can be found on freshwater fish in the Minnesota region.



Editorial Reviews

From the Back Cover

Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible to scholars, students, researchers, and general readers. Rich with historical and cultural value, these works are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions. The books offered through Minnesota Archive Editions are produced in limited quantities according to customer demand and are available through select distribution partners.
--This text refers to the Paperback edition.

About the Author

Jeffrey Gunderson is assistant professor and Sea Grant extension Agent at the University of Minnesota, Duluth.
--This text refers to the Paperback edition.






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