RE: NANFA-L-- Carp News (was: Fish crash)

Irate Mormon (
Mon, 23 May 2005 21:54:50 -0500

I think most folks prefer their fish to have no taste. Here in
Mississippi, catfish capitol of the world, there is a protocol for
testing farm-raised catfish. The buyer (of whatever corporation that
buys catfish) goes around to the different farms and nukes a specimen in
the microwave. He then partakes of a morsel of flesh, and if it has no
taste, then it is pronounced fit to eat and the farmer makes a sale.
Otherwise, it goes into cat food.


-----Original Message----- From: [] On Behalf Of Sent: Monday, May 23, 2005 2:06 PM To: Subject: Re: NANFA-L-- Carp News (was: Fish crash)

But, I have not found common carp to be much to my liking, though I have tried to force it. I know that it is a preferred food fish among many, and surely I ate it many times in various commercial preparations when I was younger. But I've not been able to prepare it so that it was as tasty as most other fish. Or, better said, it was too tasty (that is, it had too much taste). Euel Gibbons claimed it was delictable. I just found it strong tasting.

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