Life's a Fish And Then You Fry

Life's a Fish And Then You Fry is a humorous cookbook by Randy Bayliss. It features over 200 regional recipes that showcase Alaskan seafood. 


Format: Softcover, 208 pages. 

Copyright: 2002 

Publisher: Alaska Northwest Books 

Author: Randy Bayliss 

ISBN: 9780882405537

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Description: Take two parts Julia Child. Add one part Hunter S. Thompson. Sprinkle with a handful of M.F.K. Fisher, then marinate with the visual escapades of Ray Troll's fishy art. You've just cooked up the most original cookbook to hit the shelves since Kitchen Confidential. 

Seafood that's quick, simple, and delicious -- "those are the watchwords for Randy Bayliss, a Juneau mariner and veteran cooking columnist. Bayliss's test kitchen was the galley of his sloop, the Nellie Juan. His grocery store, Alaska's bountiful coast. This volume holds more than 200 recipes for entrees, soups, and salads featuring wild Pacific salmon, halibut, oysters, crab, mussels, squid, and more. But, as the title suggests, Life's a Fish and Then You Fry is more than your standard cookbook. It's good food served with good humor and a dollop of sensual double entendre. 

Are oysters really an aphrodisiac? Is lutefisk edible, or is it a Scandinavian plot to separate the Vikings from the non-Vikings? Did you hear the one about the man who tenderizes abalone using horsepower instead of manpower? Whatever happened to that guy on a picnic date who heard a blue grouse in the woods and foolishly blurted out its local name ("Hooters!")? 


Condition: Good condition. 

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