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Margaret McSweeney

Joe Knows Fish: Taking the Intimidation Out of Cooking Seafood

Joe Knows Fish | KitchenChatDoes cooking seafood intimidate you? Joe Gurrera the owner of Citarella, a group of popular and respected neighborhood seafood shops in New York wants to help you take the intimidation out of cooking seafood. He has the answers for you in his cookbook, Joe Knows Fish. Joe’s love for fish started when he was a boy, working in his family’s fish shop in Greenwich Village. He grew up learning the subtle differences between the flavors, textures and varieties of seafood. After graduating college and in law school Joe realized his passion was fish. With Citarella, Joe has solved the sourcing of fish for the home chef. Listen to this podcast and conquer your fear of cooking seafood.
Here are Joe’s Top Three tips for the Seafood Chef at home:
1. Fresh is everything. “Fresh fish should not smell.”
2. Oil your fish before cooking .
3. Your grill or skillet has to be very hot
Here is a link to order Joe Knows Fish

 

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