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Salt cod?

popvulture Feb 27, 2013 09:24 PM

Do any stores in town carry it?

Came across this article earlier and now I'd like to mess around with it:

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/26/din...

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    cpencis RE: popvulture Feb 28, 2013 05:43 AM

    Yep - seen it at CM [central market]. In the Westgate store, it is at the end of the seafood in the same cold case where there's fresh sushi.

    I've seen Jaques Pepin do this recipe:
    http://blogs.kqed.org/essentialpepin/... - It is his first recipe shown here very quickly...

    And had a wonderful 'bacalao' dish made with salt cod, leaks and fresh pasta in Tuscany... it was just the thing for a cold winter evening.

    1. ericthered RE: popvulture Feb 28, 2013 06:07 AM

      Salt cod, yeah that's right up there with lutefisk. Yum (not)

      1. TroyTempest RE: popvulture Feb 28, 2013 09:41 AM

        Phoenicia has it too. Used to be the only place that carried it. I've seen it at some of the regular HEB's, too.

        1. popvulture RE: popvulture Feb 28, 2013 01:12 PM

          Haha... I think it's a lot more tolerable than Lutefisk!

          Thanks for the replies– I'll go (dried) fishin'.

          1. sqwertz RE: popvulture Mar 1, 2013 10:22 AM

            Fiesta carries a wide variety of salt cod and other salt preserved fish. In the South store (Stassney) they cover a whole table in front of the meat/fish counter.

            Most HEB's carry the wooden crated version, usually next to the oysters, pre-packaged fresh fish, and jars of herring. Some of them are not cod, but lesser fish such as whiting and pollack. Read the label carefully.

            -sw

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