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Whole Fish 101

I bought this Black Sea Bass at the Union Square Farmers market for $7.99 a pound. The same fish, already filleted, was twice that much money! A few simple steps and you can create a dramatic dinner presentation that’s cheap, healthy, summery and cooks in minutes. You also get the added bonus of eating the cheeks and the eyeballs…
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Blackened Fish & Grilled Vegetable Salad

I hate to admit this to you, but I have a minor confession to make. I know I’ve spoken endlessly about cooking your own food and growing whatever you can. I know I’ve been all the way through culinary school…
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Fish Stew with Fennel and Potatoes for the Rainy Days of Spring

Tomorrow is one of my favorite days of the year, and as such tonight feels like the eve of something fun. Tomorrow, we set our clocks ahead. I almost used an exclamation point there, but am reserved for a few…
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Fish Fillet en Papillote

Easy and tasty, this is a perfect meal when you want flavor without a lot of work. En papillote is a fancy way of saying “in a packet.” I’m using aluminum foil here, because I am putting the packets on the grill. You could do the same in parchment paper or foil, place on a baking sheet in the over at 350º for 10-15 minutes, depending on the thickness of your fillet.







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Hands-on Learning to Cook

When I started out, I was prepared to provide a hands-on account of what its like to go to culinary school. Partially to educate you, but also to do some reflection on the experience. What I am discovering is that…
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Curried Fish with Peach and Heirloom Tomato Salsa

Another Mahi-Mahi recipe. Hooray! You could use any firm fish like striped bass, fluke, you could try shrimp too. I bet that would be good. For the salsa, make sure the peaches and tomatoes are super ripe. Its actually a…
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Grilled Mahi-Mahi Tacos

If you’ve been a reader for a while you might have caught on that I think mahi is the best fish in the ocean. There are a few close seconds, but it is meaty like a steak fish, delicate in…
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On Blackening Fish

For one dinner last week, The Gourmand decided to recreate our wedding dinner. Just the main course really, Blackened Mahi-Mahi with Grilled Pineapple Salsa. It is my favorite dinner in the world and, when it was done and the smoke…
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