Pan-fried breakfast trout

What you need
4 trout
2 eggs
1 cup milk
1 3/4 cup corn meal
Salt and pepper to taste.
Butter or oleo

What you do
Mix eggs and milk in a bowl.
Place cornmeal, salt and pepper in a plastic bag.
Soak trout in eggs and milk wash and then shake in the bag.
Fry in butter or oleo until skin turns golden brown and crispy and fish flake easily.
Serve with eggs, potatoes, toast and coffee.


Sour cream and corn meal crappies

What you need
Fresh crappie fillets
16-ounce tub of sour cream
Corn meal
Cooking oil
Salt and pepper

What you do
Coat crappies in sour cream with spatula.
Roll fillets in corn meal.
Salt and pepper both sides of fillets.
Fry in cooking oil in electric fry pan until golden brown.

Bob's beer batter fish

What you need
Catfish fillets
1 cup Bisquick
1 egg
1/2 stick butter or oleo
1 can of beer (maybe more)
Salt and pepper
Pinch of mustard

What you do
Mix egg, beer, Bisquick, salt, pepper and mustard in a bowl.
Depending upon the amount of catfish fillets, you may have to adjust the amount of flour and beer.
Melt butter or oleo in a frying pan.
Coat fillets with mixture and fry until golden brown.
Serve with cabin potatoes and... more beer.


Snapping turtle soup

What you need
1 1/2 cups diced snapping turtle meat
2 quarts beef stock
1 bay leaf
1 clove mace
1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice
3 drops Tabasco sauce
1 hard-cooked egg white, diced
Salt and pepper
1/2 cup sherry

What you do
Combine turtle meat, beef stock, bay leaf, mace, lemon juice and Tabasco sauce in a kettle.
Bring to boiling and cook turtle meat until tender.
Remove bay leaf and mace.
Add egg white and season with salt and pepper.
Add sherry after removing from heat.
Serves 8.


Cooler corn

What you need
Sweet corn (1-2 dozen or more ears)
Heavy duty cooler
Water
Salt

What you do
Husk sweet corn and place in clean cooler.
Cover corn with boiling water.
Close lid and keep closed for 1 hour.
Remove corn and salt to taste.
Guests will be surprised how sweet and tender the corn tastes.