1You will need 1) a10-12" cast iron skillet. 2) a 14qt deep cast iron dutch oven.
In the skillet cook bacon till almost chrisp. remove to a plate with paper towls and let drain.To the bacon drippings add onions,celery,carrots,and garlic. cook for 5-6 min.remove to dutch oven.
2In the dutch oven over med-low heat,add veggies,potatos,half & half,parsley, ginger, lemon juice,3cups water,and mushrooms. let simmer for 30-45 minutes untill taters and vegetables are tender. Add fish and bacon. simmer another 5-10 minutes. serve hot.