Tag Archives: winter activities

Wait, don’t throw out the babies! Or, sautéed fish roe is mighty fine

Uncooked yellow perch roe. They remind me of piglet from Winne-the-pooh

The ice is still safe–it was twenty-two inches at Long Pond yesterday–but I hear a suspicious dripping sound coming from the trees behind the house. This time of change is when many fish are laden with eggs, or roe. Yellow perch roe sacs can be up to five inches in length, their smaller cousins, white […]

Mrs. Peel goes rabbit hunting, or, learning how to pull the trigger

Dawn and Jack with Steve Correy

When my husband asked if I wanted to go rabbit hunting with him I said yes, not because I wanted to kill a rabbit, but because it was a sunny weekend day and I wanted to spend the morning walking in the woods. If we came home with a rabbit for the pot, that would […]