I'm planning a party for "Old Christmas" in early January, I want to share a little bit of my Eastern North Carolina heritage with my friends. The observance is essentially a New World Twelfth Night, but here's the hitch - the traditional Old Christmas celebration involves oysters and other seafood, and lots of it. I can't afford an elaborate seafood dinner for my friends (all grad students and young professionals), and they wouldn't expect it. Instead of a real seafood dinner, I'm planning a "fish" themed menu. I'm not afraid of a good pun, and I'll have to go all out to make this work, so any suggestions are welcome!
So far I have: