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DTW - Where to get shad roe

crinoidgirl Mar 7, 2012 09:20 AM

Hi - I'm looking for shad roe. There used to be a fish guy in Plymouth where I was able to find it but that was MANY years ago.

Anyone know a fishmonger, preferably on the west side, who has it?

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    gooddog RE: crinoidgirl Mar 7, 2012 01:30 PM

    Check Monahan's in AA - think I've seen it there in the past.

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      oppsie RE: crinoidgirl Mar 7, 2012 01:38 PM

      Give Superior Fish in RO a call. They have white bass roe sometimes. Shad roe might not be out of the question.

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        oppsie RE: oppsie Mar 16, 2012 12:42 PM

        Update: Superior has shad roe today. $8.95/pair of sacs. I got some, but have no idea what to do with it.

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          VTB RE: oppsie Mar 16, 2012 08:05 PM

          Oppsie, oppsie, oppsie....

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            oppsie RE: VTB Mar 28, 2012 07:23 AM

            I managed to bumble my way into something edible. Enjoyable, but I don't think I'd do it again. Poached/baked in butter, then finished to brown on the burner. Sliced and doused in caper lemon pan sauce over bread grilled in the pan. Very rich. Mark that one off the bucket list...

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              crinoidgirl RE: oppsie Mar 28, 2012 10:00 AM

              Ooooh, good job oppsie. That's exactly how it should be done. You're right about it being very rich. I think once a year or every five years is enough.

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        Wakeley Bridge RE: crinoidgirl Mar 8, 2012 07:37 AM

        Not to hijack this thread but, a waiter at the old Joe Muers once described shad roe to me as -
        take a banana to the beach, drop it in the sand, and then try to eat it.

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