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Old 02-12-2005, 06:46 AM   #1
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When looking for a seafood/fish idea---------

Don't get caught up in the kind of fish - ie, salmon, or talapia. If you learn the basics of fish 'categories' - ie, mild, flaky, firm, oily, dry, etc, you can pretty much interchange a recipe from one type of fish to another. Lots of times I think we get 'frozen' into thinking, 'well I have some flounder - what 'flounder' recipes do I have?' - rather than just thinking about the type of fish it is, and going from there.

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Old 02-12-2005, 09:12 AM   #2
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i agree with that lol.

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Old 02-12-2005, 10:47 AM   #3
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I agree with that, too. As little as I cook with fish, I'm a bit of an idiot when it comes to recipes. Great idea, Marm! :D
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Old 02-12-2005, 03:40 PM   #4
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Here's a great website I googled that lists the fish by group, and what the best cooking methods are -

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Old 02-12-2005, 04:22 PM   #5
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I think that is great advice Marm!

I get in the mood for fish so I find an interesting recipe. Then I go to the market and while there decide what type of fish I will buy based on what is available, what looks good, and price. I will know ahead of time whether I am looking for a white mild flaky fish or an oily fish like salmon, but I never pick the exact fish until I get to the store.
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