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Gin-Cured Gravlax from Brooklyn Bar Bites by Barbara Scott-Goodman

I’m posting this on Monday, which just gives you time to shop and prepare for the coming weekend. This is NOT a 1-2-3 dish ready in just 30 minutes. The salmon needs to cure for 3 days, or more, in your fridge. The gravlax itself is made with gin, lime and juniper berries — yielding…

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Brian’s Smoke Salmon Hash

Hash is a wonderful food. I know, the name “hash” is harsh, not pretty sounding, but it can be amazingly satisfying. Here’s a simple hash, ideal for a quick breakfast but elegant enough for dinner. Suzi and I grew up three thousand miles apart. Me in Oregon, she in Brooklyn. The idea of “smoked salmon”…

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TBT Recipe: Cucumber Sauce for Salmon and More

It's Thursday and I've been doing TBT cookbook review for some time. Now, for Thursdays, I'm adding a TBT recipe, too. Suzi and I are digging back to find — out of over 2000 posts — the really scrumptous recipes we love and that we hope you'll. Here's one from just about a year ago.…

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Poached Whole Salmon with Pistachio Yogurt from Clodagh’s Irish Kitchen

Clodagh’s Irish Kitchen by Clodagh McKenna is a volume of Irish-based and internationally-inspired dishes. Her grandfather was a fisherman in Ireland with one of the first licenses for wild salmon fishing. That wild salmon season is short, June to August, so there is a rush to catch, cook, and savor. Clodagh loves to poach salmon,…

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