Fishing for a new dish?  I’ve got the cure

Originally appeared in the October 6, 2011 edition of The Southside Times.

Okay, okay—so this isn’t a particularly expeditious dish.  But there’s a reason why you don’t see cured salmon as a common centerpiece at the dinner table:  It’s a specialty dish, which takes time and self-control.  In the technique of curing, patience is not only a virtue it’s a necessity.  Yet, aside from properly scaling your measurements, the waiting—as Tom Petty famously noted—is the hardest part.  Read more here: (more…)