If you bake or grill a whole salmon fillet, you’ll probably have a long piece of fatty salmon skin left over. Don’t throw it out. Don’t give it to the dog… at least, not yet. First, try crisping it up and using it as a crunchy topping with breakfast or dinner, like a bacon substitute. … Continue reading Crispy Salmon Skin
So the smoker we bought earlier this week has had a lot of love. Cod, cheese (cheddar and jarlsberg), and just yesterday: chicken, jalapenos, salmon. Our balcony was fuming hickory chips and eye-watering jalapeno smoke all day. Our new neighbors love us. Whole Chicken We started today with a whole chicken and put it in … Continue reading Smokes away!
This was my lunch the other day – baby spinach salad with flaked smoked cod and thinly sliced apple and onion. For dressing, half a lemon and a little jam jar with olive oil and a bit of salt and pepper. We picked up two of the little jam jars from a breakfast buffet in … Continue reading Spinach salad with smoked cod
Two days ago, my husband came home with a big smile and a $7 smoker from Goodwill. We just moved into an apartment with a balcony (which we are thrilled about! small victories) so we’ve had our eye on outdoor cooking. Then yesterday, he bought some fillets of cod (he almost never buys fish). I … Continue reading Smoked Cod Soup
Well, since my last post, I’ve gotten married, moved into a new flat in HK, visited Colorado 3 times, and – it seems – neglected blogging. My new year’s resolution (keep in mind that i think in “school-years”) is to maintain at least one of my blogs with reasonable regularity… and the food one is … Continue reading Skimming forward a year or two…
My dear friend Michelle came up to visit from New York City. On Saturday night we stayed home and made a very simple (but delicious!) meal of salmon fillet with a miso marinade. I bought two 7-8 inch long salmon fillets (around 0.5 kg) for three people. When I got home, I rubbed these down … Continue reading miso salmon fillet with wild rice and salad