Why? Because you can! And pickle, and jam, or otherwise celebrate the resurgence of the domestic arts our forebears held so dear. Put on your best apron and step into our kitchen, won't you?
Okay, technically, it's gravlax. But it tastes amazing on a bagel, so it's lox to me. It's also so easy a monkey could do it. Theoretically. I actually recommend against using a monkey to make this.
Salmon cured with salt and sugar, dill and fennel seed. Gravlax is a fairly quick and easy recipe to serve any way you might serve smoked salmon.
Homemade lox from wild-caught Alaskan coho salmon is utterly delightful and super easy to make!
This is a great food preservation 101 post on curing salmon in salt to create glorious Gravlax. Pirate Jeni shares the process, the history of gravlax, & instructions to make your own aquavit (a Scandinavian flavored spirit caraway/lemon/dill).
Making lox at home is super simple, and the flavor combinations are seriously endless. This spicy smoky salmon is equally good on bagels and on tacos. Yeah, it's like that.
NPR's Kitchen Window hops on the DIY bandwagon, featuring recipes for mustard, gravlax, ricotta and a Nutella-like spread.
Another wonderfully tasty and easy thing to do with fresh salmon, gravlax is delicious sliced thin on toast or crackers, with cream cheese or spicy mustard sauce.
Take advantage of Alaskan salmon season - NOW! Or in 2 days, after you cure this gravlax
Fresh wild Alaskan salmon from the Copper River gets the gravlax treatment. Easy to do with luscious, buttery results.
Cinco de Mayo is coming up! Why not cure your salmon in tequila this year?
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