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Re: habitat/ponds


> > When done, you throw the carp away and eat the shingle.

Hmmmmm....sounds, uh, tasty.

Kitty

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "james singer" <jsinger@igc.org>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Thursday, January 29, 2004 6:23 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] habitat/ponds


> Hake, which indeed rhymes with rake, are huge fish with that bland Mrs.
> Paul's flavor. Used to watch the guys at Baltimore's Lexington Market
> cut hake into those measured oblong portions that are dipped and batter
> fried and called "fish 'n' chips." Edible as long as there is a
> quantity of malt vinegar on hand.
>
> The joke about carp [koi] is than you broil them on a cedar shingle.
> When done, you throw the carp away and eat the shingle.
>
>
> On Thursday, January 29, 2004, at 05:57 PM, Kitty wrote:
>
> > Not familiar with the joke, but recently tried hake - does that rhyme
> > with
> > rake?
> > Kitty
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "james singer" <jsinger@igc.org>
> > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > Sent: Thursday, January 29, 2004 5:29 PM
> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] habitat/ponds
> >
> >
> >> Koi are carp. Know the joke about cooking carp on a shingle? They
> >> taste
> >> like hake with zillions of small bones.
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> On Thursday, January 29, 2004, at 10:40 AM, Kitty wrote:
> >>
> >>> Just what does koi taste like?
> >>>
> >>> ----- Original Message -----
> >>> From: "Theresa" <tchessie@comcast.net>
> >>> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> >>> Sent: Thursday, January 29, 2004 12:19 AM
> >>> Subject: RE: Re: [CHAT] habitat/ponds
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>> Well- We know Donna will never go hungry.  There is always a large
> >>>> fish
> >>>> dinner right outside her door!
> >>>>
> >>>> Theresa
> >>>>
> >>>> -----Original Message-----
> >>>> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net]On
> >>>> Behalf Of Marge Talt
> >>>> Sent: Wednesday, January 28, 2004 9:17 PM
> >>>> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> >>>> Subject: Re: Re: [CHAT] habitat/ponds
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>> From: Donna <justme@prairieinet.net>
> >>>>> I agree, koi ponds are much more work and less attractive. My 2"
> >>>> koi
> >>>>> grew to be 4ft in 5 years and multiplied worse than rabbits. I wish
> >>>> my
> >>>>> pond was not so deep.
> >>>> ----------
> >>>> 4'!  Lordy, Donna, that's huge.  Like a mini whale.  What do you do
> >>>> with a 4' fish in a pond?
> >>>>
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