Currituck Roast Mullet

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Appears in
Bill Neal's Southern Cooking

By Bill Neal

Published 1985

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On a cool, fall evening open bonfires flare up along the riversides and beaches from eastern Maryland to North Carolina. The heady aroma of hardwood smoke and the sharpness of the air set up appetites in anticipation of an annual fish roast. Mullets are at their fattest; impaled on green sticks, they will roast slowly before the flames. The Indians were preparing fish in this