Ah, well. Although I think there were a couple I missed along the way, I’m still gonna be 5-10 under.
This was obviously written in a time when shellfish was cheap and plentiful. I probably won’t try most of these recipes, for reasons of budget or spousal intolerance of various ingredients, but a lot of them seem very interesting. And, as ever, Fisher’s writing is witty, urbane, delightful, and makes me think I’m just barely smart enough to keep reading. It’s as far from a “cookbook” as one can imagine.