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If you love the beautiful and delicious flesh of wild salmon this is a great way to savor it. Fish has been prepared with salt for centuries in a similar fashion; the salt quickly cures the meat. This is one of the world’s oldest recipes. Read more…

Wood Fired Salmon On a Maple Log

sal9I love to BBQ with hardwood and this method brings salmon back to its natural earthy roots. The first time salmon was ever cooked in the Northwest it would have been prepared similarly and tasted like just this. Slow cooking with wood imparts a thick flavor, similar to smoked salmon, yet retains the juiciness of fresh cooked salmon. Read more…

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