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HalfSmoked

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Do you know what it is?
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We have gold fish ponds in our back yard and a course frogs
Granddaughter has been trying to catch one so she could eat it. So I went to a local seafood market and bought some as pop pop should.
Can you believe $14.00 a pound could of bought some nice steak for that price. Anyway on with the cooking.

I live in Maryland on the Eastern Shore we use Old bay on or in everything.
Breading mix.
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All breaded and ready to fry.
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Just plain old veggie oil.
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Frying up.
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Getting close to done.
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Tasted pretty good.
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Granddaughters taking their first taste.
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Must have been pretty good.
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In my younger days we caught our own. Use to catch 25 - 30 a night spot light and blind them then grab them.
Use to work in a team one lighted them the other grab them.

I know this is not smoking or grilling but thought you might enjoy it
Thanks for looking.

Warren
 
Looks great. I spent 4 years on the Eastern shore of VA around the Wachapreague area. Unique place that’s for sure
 
I love frog legs. I’ve loved them for year since as a kid a buddies dad would gig a bunch. At my old place the pond was loaded with bullfrogs. Man those ones you bought are HUGE!
 
As a guy who works part time and just got done working at a tropical fish store, am I allowed to say that looks incredible. Unfortunately, back to,the full time job tomorrow.
 
You are a very good pop pop.
Great job on the cook.
Thankfully the critters appreciated it too.

Love frog legs.
I had wild caught frog legs many years ago. I liked them. Tasted like chicken.
Wild frog legs around here aren't worth the effort. Need those southern extra bull legs.
Texture is chicken, but a slight fishy gamy flavor to me. Still great.
 
I wouldn't go that far unless you are planning an extravagant buffet of mixed meats.

Uh...Yeah! Frogs Legs, Escargo and Fried Calamari Appetizers. Main Course Tournedos Rossini...JJ☺

The dish comprises a beef tournedos (filet mignon), pan-fried in butter, served on a crouton, and topped with a hot slice of fresh whole foie gras briefly pan-fried at the last minute. The dish is garnished with slices of black truffle and finished with a Madeira demi-glace sauce.

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Wow Warren those are huge!
I haven't had them in years but after seeing yours I might need to find some and fry them up.
 
Warren, it's been awhile since I've eaten them, but I love them. They're hard to find commercially around me, though.
 
Thanks everyone for all the likes and comments. Md. now has a limit on how many you can catch (12) didn't use to be that way.

Warren
 
Looks Great Warren!!
I love Frog Legs!
We used to shoot them, when I was a little fellow.
My Dad & My Brother used 22 Rifles, but I was only between age 6 & 10 in those years, so I had to use My BB gun. That was fine, but I had to call in help, when the Snakes showed up.
I get a couple legs now & then, when Bear Jr gets tired of the big ones keeping him awake, from outside his bedroom window in his Pond.
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Bear
 
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