Guests - If You want access to member only forums on HSO. You will gain access only when you Sign-in or Sign-Up on HotSpotOutdoors.

It's easy - LOOK UPPER right menu.

  • Announcements

    • Rick

      Members Only Fluid Forum View   08/08/2017

      Fluid forum view allows members only to get right to the meat of this community; the topics. You can toggle between your preferred forum view just below to the left on the main forum entrance. You will see three icons. Try them out and see what you prefer.   Fluid view allows you, if you are a signed up member, to see the newest topic posts in either all forums (select none or all) or in just your favorite forums (select the ones you want to see when you come to Fishing Minnesota). It keeps and in real time with respect to Topic posts and lets YOU SELECT YOUR FAVORITE FORUMS. It can make things fun and easy. This is especially true for less experienced visitors raised on social media. If you, as a members want more specific topics, you can even select a single forum to view. Let us take a look at fluid view in action. We will then break it down and explain how it works in more detail.   The video shows the topic list and the forum filter box. As you can see, it is easy to change the topic list by changing the selected forums. This view replaces the traditional list of categories and forums.   Of course, members only can change the view to better suit your way of browsing.   You will notice a “grid” option. We have moved the grid forum theme setting into the main forum settings. This makes it an option for members only to choose. This screenshot also shows the removal of the forum breadcrumb in fluid view mode. Fluid view remembers your last forum selection so you don’t lose your place when you go back to the listing. The benefit of this feature is easy to see. It removes a potential barrier of entry for members only. It puts the spotlight on topics themselves, and not the hierarchical forum structure. You as a member will enjoy viewing many forums at once and switching between them without leaving the page. We hope that fluid view, the new functionality is an asset that you enjoy .
Sign in to follow this  
Tom Linderholm

Andrew Zimmern on MN Lutefisk

Recommended Posts

He's on right now on the travel channel.

Guess I never knew it was caustic at one point in it's brining process, who out there has had the pleasure of enjoying this tasty little treat?

I did at the Swedish Institute last year for the first time, what the heck were my ancestors thinking.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Used to eat it as a kid at grandparents house...thankfully my parents didn't enjoy it as much as their parents! I thought the show tonight was real good. I will be checking out the smokehouse up on the North Shore...yum!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

who out there has had the pleasure of enjoying this tasty little treat?

Not sure if anyone has enjoyed eating it, but I tried it once. I think god invented smokers after sampling lutefisk!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I tried it once up at Iron World, think it was Heritage Days.

Thats a good place to sample some for no better reason then you won't stink up your house cooking it.

You'll need to be the type person that will try anything once.

First hurdle is getting past the smell. Second step is getting past the texture of a lung biscuit. If that doesn't spark a gag reflex and you are able to swallow and hold it down, you'll either figure you've fulfilled your "I'll try anything once" mindset and crossed lutefisk off the list for good. Or you might even try it again sometime thinking it was just a bad batch. I think folks that eat the stuff are thinking they just had a bad batch and keep trying it till they find a good batch.

I'm ready to try 1000 year old duck eggs.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I tried it once up at Iron World, think it was Heritage Days.

Thats a good place to sample some for no better reason then you won't stink up your house cooking it.

You'll need to be the type person that will try anything once.

First hurdle is getting past the smell. Second step is getting past the texture of a lung biscuit. If that doesn't spark a gag reflex and you are able to swallow and hold it down, you'll either figure you've fulfilled your "I'll try anything once" mindset and crossed lutefisk off the list for good. Or you might even try it again sometime thinking it was just a bad batch. I think folks that eat the stuff are thinking they just had a bad batch and keep trying it till they find a good batch.

I'm ready to try 1000 year old duck eggs.

LOL--That's hilarious--especailly the Lung Biscuit. I call them Street Oysters!

What was invented first? Lutefisk or Akavit? Akavit is a Scandinavian Liqour that tastes like Acetone and it seems to be the only thing that will wipe the taste of Lutefisk off the roof of your mouth.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

That is great stuff! smile

Lutefisk with butter and pepper. Mmmmm laugh

I didn't get that this Holiday season. It was a little different with out Dad this year. frown Hopefully next year! smile

"hooks"

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I gave it to my dog once. He went around licking his rectum for a week trying to get the taste out of his mouth. grin

My lovely bride and I came to an agreement years ago. My buddy's won't smoke in the house when they come to play poker and she won't cook lutefisk in the house.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I've seen that episode of his show Bizarre Foods on the travel channel. He does an entire hour long show about Minnesota since he lives here. It's re-run a lot on the Travel Channel. besides the Lutefisk, I especially like the parts where he visits the a reservation up by Red Lake and eats Sucker Head soup. looks interesting. He also visits a commercial freshwater herring fisherman in Gran Marais. very cool, check it out if you're ever channel surfing.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

When he was on the channel 9 morning show he would always cook some off the wall stuff, some looked great and other stuff I wouldn't eat if I were paid. He does know his stuff though

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

When he was on the channel 9 morning show he would always cook some off the wall stuff, some looked great and other stuff I wouldn't eat if I were paid. He does know his stuff though

Back when he was at Bravo downtown, I was just coming up the ranks at Table of Contents and he hung around there a bit. My chef and he would chow the fat quite a bit.

He certainly spoke a good game of knowledge, before he hit the big time.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

Sign in to follow this  



  • Posts

    • Just trying to get some opinions on how to do this. I bought a 60sqft mat from pexuniverse.com (HeatTech) is the brand name same as all the others from what I have read online. My question is prep and installation. I am building a  new home this is going to be located in the master bathroom which is OSB flooring (Blank Slate to start with).  I have read I could put this right onto the OSB and then trowel (3/8" plastic) over to tile my flooring. OR i could do a self lever concrete over the mat to make install of tile a little easier?  I am installing the 1"x1" Hexagon tiles which are in a 1'x1' mat.  Or how would you go about this? My father in-law thinks I should lay tar paper down then heating mat with a self leveler over that.  Just want install to go easy and not spend a ton. Thought? Advise?
    • No I dont, if I had to estimate it I would guess in the 750 range but that is only a guess. 
    • If your interested in some actual old barn tin I can give you a contact. Just shoot me a PM. he's located in Hudson, WI
    • Weekend forcast is predicting 1-3" of snow Thursday night. For sure I will be in a tree Thursday afternoon and Friday Morning...
    • I've only played with them in the store. Guys say your ipad or phone battery gets sucked down fast so if you are able to plug them in they work great. I believe its the same camera as the one used with the LX9 (i have one) and it works great.
    • super awsome, congratulations to your young man.
    • I really like the interior. Planning on doing something similar with the barn tin in mine. Did you just pick some up off hsolist?
    • Hello from the NW Angle!   Water temps are hovering around 48 degrees and fall fishing is phenomenal! Walleyes are biting anywhere from 14 to 30ft with jigging being the most effective method. Crappies are continuing to bite around sunken trees and deep holes with a good amount of perch mixed in. Anglers have had success trolling for large pike and muskies with jigging also bringing some to the boat.    We are getting fish houses ready for the 2017-18 ice fishing season and are very excited for hard water!   We recommending checking availability for winter ASAP!   Sunset Lodge
    • That makes sense, at least it will allow us to run a 4th line vs having to play with 3 lines for an extended time. 
    • Big 10 kind of ruined college hockey for me, I still catch a gophers game now and then but its pretty rare. Barely watch sports in general any more. 
  • Our Sponsors