The following table gives approximately the time for cooking fish. The times will in some cases vary, owing to the quantity to be cooked, the state of the fire, and for other unforeseen reasons.

Baked

Halibut (per pound),......

12 minutes

Shad, " ......

15 minutes

Bluefish, " ......

15 minutes

Boiled

Cod (per pound),................

15 minutes

Halibut, " ..........

20 minutes

Salmon, "

20 minutes

Turbot, "

20 minutes

Mackerel,......................

10 minutes

Lobster,..............

20 to 30 minutes

Broiled

Mackerel, .................

10 minutes

Bluefish,..............

12 to 15 minutes

Small thin fish,............

5 to 8 minutes

Fried

Whiting,...........

5 minutes

Soles,.............

5 minutes

Flounders,............

5 minutes

Smelt,...............

5 minutes

Fish-balls,.................

5 minutes

Trout, ....................

5 to 10 minutes

Slices of fish,............

4 to 6 minutes