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(Salmon) Candy is Dandy

(Salmon) Candy is Dandy

You’ve eaten salmon grilled, roasted, blackened, planked, and pan-fried; perhaps you’ve even chopped it to make burgers. (We’ll be talking about all these preparation methods—except pan-frying—in future blogs.) But have you made salmon candy, also known as Indian candy? (We no longer call it “squaw candy” by reason of political correctness.) British Columbians snack on it and it’s a staple in Pacific Northwest gift shops. Think of it as jerky,...

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Super Bowl Showdown: Seattle Planked Salmon vs. Denver Bison Burgers

Super Bowl Showdown: Seattle Planked Salmon vs. Denver Bison Burgers

Sometimes it helps not to have skin in the game. When the crowds converge on MetLife Stadium in New Jersey this Sunday, neither of my “home” teams (the Miami Dolphins or the New England Patriots) will be playing. That leaves me free to focus on what really matters on Super Bowl Sunday—without nail-biting partisanship—the food. But I’m rooting for both contenders with my menu, which features two dishes inspired by the Seahawks and the...

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SEATTLE – WILLOWS

BOOK TOUR CHRONICLES: SEATTLE Amazing dinner at Willows Inn on Lummi Island north of Seattle. Chef Blaine Wetzel trained with Rene Redzepi at the legendary restaurant Noma in Copenhagen. Dinner comes in 20 tiny courses. Above, one of Blaine's sous chefs cold smokes sockeye salmon. The fish has been brined and glazed with honey and butter. The finished salmon served on a rustic plank. You eat it with your fingers. Firing up the oak burning...

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Readers of my books know my enthusiasm for planked salmon. In October, we prepared it for 300 people at a gala dinner at the Kohler Food & Wine Experience in Kohler, Wisconsin. We roasted the fish in a giant smoker oven and set up a huge assembly line to serve it.

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