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Trout with Wild Mushroom Cooked in Foil from Rosa’s New Mexican Table by Roberto SAntibanez

Last week I did a TBT cookbook review of Rosa’s New Mexican Table by Roberto Santibanez. This picture is in the book and I cannot take my eyes off it. I love trout. Pan-fried trout. Now to see baked trout nestled amidst onion and mushrooms and chiles and epizote is to suggest a new, higher…

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Napoleon of Smoked Trout and Arugula Mousse from Gillian Duffy

When I hear the word “napoleon” I never think about the little round man with the funny hat and his hand tucked inside his white shirt. I think about something sweet and layered. I remember my very first walk in New York’s Little Italy, sitting a table, cappuccino in one hand and my other holding…

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Brian’s Smoked Trout Dip with Onion and Garlic

I have never understood why trout is not more popular. Growing up in Oregon, we had trout more often than salmon — the two fish are first cousins actually. I enjoyed trout as a kid with a particular intense yet sweet flavor. Around the world, and trout are found everywhere, different species have quite different…

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Pan Fried Trout: Simple, Delicious and Even Elegant

  You are probably very proud of your kitchen. You’ve invested time in the appliances, the cabinets, tile and lighting. And you have found that the kitchen is often the centerpiece of family life. What is underused in your kitchen? Here’s a hint: look up. Yes, that hood and vent system, that beautiful vent. You…

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