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Ten Minute Cod

This is a powerfully flavorful fish recipe. Chef George Mendes has a quick cod solution: instead of using salt cod and soaking it for days, he quick cures fresh cod by letting it stand in kosher salt for just 10 minutes. The conversion from days to minutes means this is a dish that you can…

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Hot Fish Soup

  This is a recipe for a very authentic Southeast Asian soup. That authentic character means this is a multistage recipe, building to a sumptuous conclusion. There are a lot of ingredients and the preparation time is going to be about 3 hours.  Now, there is a tradition of fish on Christmas Eve. If you…

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Grilled Sesame Salmon from Salted

Salt is one of the most potent, essential ingredients in cooking. Its ability to draw out and intensify flavor is unmatched. The book Salted: A manifesto on the World’s Most Essential Mineral with Recipes provides a wealth of facts and ideas for all of us salt lovers. Author Mark Bitterman is the “selmelier” of The…

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Trout in Wine Sauce

Trout. I love trout. For me, it is the “alternative” fish. Growing up in Oregon salmon country, I had my fill of that orange fish. I lived on a major river and we could walk down to the bank, wave, and someone fishing in mid-river would motor over, cash and fish would be traded, and…

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