Board of Directors - Audit Committee

Event Title: 
Board of Directors - Audit Committee
Date: 
Friday, January 24, 2014 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: 
Studios of Vermont Public Television
Address: 
204 Ethan Allen Avenue
City, State: 
Colchester, Vermont
Source: 
Board of Directors
Featured Event: 
No

OJ 1201 seg 1

Series: 
Outdoor Journal
Episode #: 
1201
Zone: 
Segments
Header: 
Kent Pond Bass
Body: 

When it comes to bass fishing, catch and release has become the norm. This has helped produce excellent angling on many waters, but on some it’s also resulted in an overabundance of stunted bass. To correct this problem the Fish and Wildlife Department has set special fishing regulations on certain ponds and rivers to encourage anglers to keep at least some of their catch. Waters with liberal regulations can still offer great fishing, and there’s no better way to end a successful day than with a good old-fashioned fish fry. Especially when you know it’s helping the fishery. 

 

Filleting Demonstration

Vermont Fisheries Biologist Shawn Good demonstrates how to cut a completely boneless fillet from a freshly caught bass. This technique applies to yellow perch, crappie and other popular fish.

Pan-Fried Bass Fillets (as shown in the video)
Submitted by Shawn Good

I love to cook, but most of my cooking is done "by eye." Drives my wife crazy because she likes to measure ingredients. But in general, this is what I do:

  • 2 parts flour
  • 1 part cornmeal
  • 1 part Italian bread crumbs

So, for instance, 1 cup of flour, ½ cup cornmeal, and ½ cup bread crumbs. You can adjust as needed depending on the amount of fish you need to bread.

Then I add (to desired taste, you can add or leave out anything you like):

  • Red chili flakes
  • Dried parsley
  • Paprika
  • Fresh ground black pepper
  • Oregano

Again, I grab each spice bottle and shake away until it "just looks right." But I put only a little red chili flakes, more parsley than anything, and paprika too. The Italian bread crumbs I use already has oregano in it, and I do add more but not too much.

Once the breading is mixed, I put it in a bowl, and crack 1 or 2 eggs into a second bowl with a splash of milk and beat them (like you would for scrambled eggs). I then take my fish fillet, dip it in the egg wash, then dredge it in the breading mixture, put it on the plate and keep going until all fillets are breaded. I do this while the oil is heating up.

Add the fillets to the pan of oil leaving some space between each fillet. Cook them until they are golden brown, about two minutes per side. Remove from the pan and place on a paper towel. And then serve.


Fish Cakes with Chipotle Mayonnaise
Shawn Good - Vermont Fisheries Biologist

Ingredients

  • 1 pound bass or perch filets
  • 2 medium potatoes
  • 1 cup bread crumbs
  • ¼ cup chopped parsley
  • 2 tbsp. freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. pepper
  • 2 eggs, beaten lightly
  • Peanut oil or other high-smoke point oil, such as canola for frying
  • Chipotle mayonnaise
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • 1/8 tsp. oregano leaves
  • 2 chipotle peppers (smoked, canned in adobo sauce) finely chopped


Mix all ingredients except fish and potatoes. Cover and refrigerate until chilled, about one hour. Boil and mash the potatoes, set aside. Boil the fish until it flakes easily. Drain, then flake with a fork. Be sure to remove all bones.

Mix the flaked fish, potatoes and the rest of the ingredients together by hand. If the mixture is too crumbly, add another egg. If it’s too sticky, add more bread crumbs. Form the mixture into cakes and fry them on medium high heat in a skillet coated with oil. Makes 12 fish cakes.

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Community Council Meeting

Event Title: 
Community Council Meeting
Date: 
Friday, January 17, 2014 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: 
VPT Studios
Address: 
204 Ethan Allen Avenue
City, State: 
Colchester, VT
Source: 
Community Council
Featured Event: 
No

Board of Directors Meeting

Event Title: 
Board of Directors Meeting
Date: 
Monday, January 27, 2014 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: 
The Doubletree Hotel
Address: 
1117 Williston Road
City, State: 
South Burlington, VT 05403
Source: 
Board of Directors
Description: 
Featured Event: 
No

Special Board Meeting

Event Title: 
Special Board Meeting
Date: 
Wednesday, January 8, 2014 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: 
St. Michael's College
Address: 
Hall of Fame Room - Tarrant Recreation Center
City, State: 
Colchester, VT
Source: 
Board of Directors
Featured Event: 
No

VPT Public Screening: Little Jerusalem

Event Title: 
VPT Public Screening: Little Jerusalem
Date: 
Saturday, January 11, 2014 6:45 pm
Event Image: 
Location: 
Rutland Jewish Center
Address: 
96 Grove Street
City, State: 
Rutland, VT
Source: 
VPT sponsored
Description: 

Screening and discussion of VPT’s, Little Jerusalem.

It is a little-known story of a traditional Jewish community that immigrated to and thrived in the Burlington’s Old North End from the 1880s to the 1940s.  

Featured Event: 
No

VPT Public Screening: Wild Kratts Lost At Sea

Event Title: 
VPT Public Screening: Wild Kratts Lost At Sea
Date: 
Friday, December 27, 2013 2:00 pm
Event Image: 
Location: 
Goodrich Memorial Library
Address: 
202 Main Street
City, State: 
Newport, VT
Source: 
VPT sponsored
Description: 

The Wild Kratts take an undersea adventure with dolphins and blowfish.

This event is free and open to the public.

Sponsored by the Goodrich Memorial Library and the Newport Recreation Department

Featured Event: 
No

VPT Public Screening: Peg + Cat

Event Title: 
VPT Public Screening: Peg + Cat
Date: 
Thursday, December 26, 2013 10:30 am
Event Image: 
Location: 
Goodrich Memorial Library
Address: 
202 Main Street
City, State: 
Newport, VT
Source: 
VPT sponsored
Description: 

Screening of two episodes of Peg + Cat.  This new preschool series follows the adorable, spirited Peg and her sidekick Cat as they embark on adventures, solve problems and learn foundational math concepts and skills.

This event is free and open to the public.

Featured Event: 
No

Top Stories of 2013 for Journalists

Below are the nominations for the top stories of 2013 as reported on Vermont This Week.  Please rank JUST YOUR TOP 10 in importance from highest (#1) through lowest (#10). The deadline is 12/18/2013. Thanks.

  • Current date: Tue, 12/06/2016 - 1:51pm
  • Opening date: Thu, 12/12/2013 - 12:39pm
  • Closing date: Wed, 12/18/2013 - 9:39pm
16 out of 8 eligible voters cast their ballot
Results:
  1. Entergy decides to close Vermont Yankee (353 points)
  2. Health Exchange suffers rocky start (337 points)
  3. Air Force selects Burlington for F-35 fighter (306 points)
  4. Vermont debates and enacts 'End of Life' law (277 points)
  5. State decriminalizes marijuana possession (194 points)
  6. Governor gets tangled up in real estate deal with neighbor (174 points)
  7. IBM lays off close to 400 (168 points)
  8. Proposed gas pipeline extension sees heated debate (162 points)
  9. Migrant worker driver cards approved (132 points)
  10. State breaks ground on psychiatric hospital (126 points)
  11. FEMA settles Irene claim, Waterbury rebuilds (115 points)
  12. State orders Moretown landfill to close (97 points)
  13. Walmart finally opens in St. Albans (87 points)
  14. Lawmakers raise gas tax, hold the line elsewhere (84 points)
  15. Canadians propose $1.3 billion transmission line through Vermont (84 points)
  16. Gun control debate snuffed out (73 points)
  17. Wind moratorium push leads to study (49 points)
  18. Homecare workers can unionize (48 points)
  19. Bolton backcountry preserved (29 points)
  20. Geoffrey Crawford named new Supreme Court justice (21 points)
  21. Pope elevates Bishop Matano (16 points)
  22. Bernie for president? (14 points)
  23. Steven Cray elected Adjutant General of Vermont National Guard (14 points)
This decision is currently closed.

Top Stories of 2013

Top Stories of 2013

Below are the nominations for the top stories of 2013 as reported on Vermont This Week.  Please rank JUST YOUR TOP 10 in importance from highest (#1) through lowest (#10). The deadline is 12/18/2013. Thanks.

  • Current date: Tue, 12/06/2016 - 1:51pm
  • Opening date: Thu, 12/12/2013 - 11:37am
  • Closing date: Thu, 12/18/2014 - 10:37pm
5 out of 8 eligible voters cast their ballot
Results:
  1. Entergy decides to close Vermont Yankee (69 points)
  2. Air Force selects Burlington for F-35 fighter (65 points)
  3. Bernie for president? (57 points)
  4. Health Exchange suffers rocky start (56 points)
  5. Canadians propose $1.3 billion transmission line through Vermont (51 points)
  6. Proposed gas pipeline extension sees heated debate (41 points)
  7. Vermont debates and enacts 'End of Life' law (38 points)
  8. Walmart finally opens in St. Albans (34 points)
  9. Steven Cray elected Adjutant General of Vermont National Guard (23 points)
  10. IBM lays off close to 400 (21 points)
  11. FEMA settles Irene claim, Waterbury rebuilds (19 points)
  12. Wind moratorium push leads to study (18 points)
  13. Homecare workers can unionize (17 points)
  14. Governor gets tangled up in real estate deal with neighbor (17 points)
  15. Lawmakers raise gas tax, hold the line elsewhere (16 points)
  16. State decriminalizes marijuana possession (16 points)
  17. Migrant worker driver cards approved (15 points)
  18. Bolton backcountry preserved (14 points)
  19. State orders Moretown landfill to close (14 points)
This decision is currently closed.

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