Fried Frogs

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Appears in
I Hear America Cooking

By Betty Fussell

Published 1986

  • About

“Frog gigging” (transfixing a frog with a spotlight in order to catch him by the legs) is no longer the major source of supply of fresh frog legs, now that bullfrog farms have increased in the South. But frog legs are still a seasonal delicacy, as favored today as they were when the Picayune waxed lyrical in recipes like Picayune Frogs à la Creole, or my favorite, Fried Frogs.

Should you go a-frogging and end up with frog legs fresh from the wild, you must skin them first, th