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A Present from a Neighbor

Post  camprn on 8/24/2012, 7:14 pm

OK, I just don't know where to put these photos. Recipes, compost or regional. This is what my grumpy old git of a neighbor brought to me tonight when I was elbow deep in doing a bee hive inspection.

Vegetarians beware!














These dressed out between 30 and 35 pounds each. He went fishing up on Lake Ontario for a few days. When I asked him what he was doing with the heads he thought I was crazy, he never heard of anyone eating fish heads.... Little does he know some of the best flavor is to be had from the end bits of a fish. So, into the canner stock pot they went. After all is said and done, the leavings will go to the compost pile.




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Post  RoOsTeR on 8/24/2012, 7:20 pm

Camp, I'm sooo sorry but I cannot resist! The occasions to use this don't come up very often...ever really. Shocked


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Post  llama momma on 8/24/2012, 7:22 pm

Thanks for the memories affraid
I am happy for you. I grew up very near the ocean, suppose to love fish, but I can't stand the taste or smell of the buggers. Laughing
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Post  camprn on 8/24/2012, 7:27 pm

LOLOL< darn funny Thanks for that Roo!I have never heard that before. Very Happy I am glad you got the opportunity to post it. darn funny

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Post  RoOsTeR on 8/24/2012, 7:44 pm

I couldn't resist. Unfortunately now I'll be singing that song for weeks to come pale

So are you cooking the heads for stock or eating or both Very Happy

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Post  camprn on 8/24/2012, 8:19 pm

They have been simmered for a while, ate cheeks and some other meat with supper, the rest for stock. Very Happy I love free supper.

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Post  RoOsTeR on 8/24/2012, 9:17 pm

It's kind of the way it is with beef too. No one eats the cheeks or tongue anymore. Very rarely do you ever see shanks either. I've asked when we have our beef processed every year. Nope. The butcher won't even do these items. The first year he did our briskets, he trimmed the fat cap off...WHAT??? He said no one likes the cap on anymore. To much fat! I asked how the heck are you supposed to bbq a brisket with no fat cap Evil or Very Mad That just ain't right 🐷

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Post  cheyannarach on 8/25/2012, 3:10 am

This is the funniest and grossest post I have ever seen, lololollolllloooolllololloollolololo!
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Post  camprn on 8/25/2012, 7:42 am

@cheyannarach wrote:This is the funniest and grossest post I have ever seen, lololollolllloooolllololloollolololo!
LOL, I KNOW! but I was pretty excited about the free compost material, I just had to share. Wink

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Post  cheyannarach on 8/25/2012, 9:37 am

I would have been excited too! And Rooster's song was priceless!
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Post  jillintx on 8/25/2012, 9:49 am

Wow, I'd forgotten all about that song. Great way to start off the weekend - Thanks! lol!
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