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Oven Crispy Fish with Herbs

Oven Crispy Fish with Herbs from Evan Kalman

Cooking fish can be intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be. Whole roasted fish makes for a simple yet elegant dinner, and cooking it in the Wolf Gourmet countertop oven couldn’t be easier. For a quick and elegant dinner, consider whole roasted fish like a trout or branzino. Because they are smaller in size, they cook up fast and perfect every time. Start with the freshest fish you can find. The eyes should be clear, and the fish should smell like the sea. Keep things simple and ask your fishmonger to clean the fish for you. Make sure to keep the whole… Read more

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Recreating a Restaurant Dish: Salt Baked Fish

On a recent date night, we ordered a whole sea bass baked in salt at a Spanish restaurant. With great pomp and circumstance, the waitress approached our table with the fish on a beautiful platter, rapped it with the back of a spoon, then lifted away pieces of the hardened salt shell, exposing the still-steaming bass inside. She boned and filleted the fish, then gave us each a generous serving. It completely exceeded my expectations and afterward, I was determined to learn how to make salt-baked fish, regardless of the time and effort involved. Much to my surprise, it was… Read more