Create the perfect holiday table for your friends and family with Verlasso® salmon!
In celebration of the holiday season and to show our appreciation and thanks, Verlasso® is giving away four Holiday Gift Baskets complete with a $100 Williams Sonoma gift card, Verlasso® Smoked Salmon by Blue Hill Bay® and recipe ideas!
December 6, 2013
Chef John Brand of Ostra and Las Canarias on the San Antonio River Walk stopped by WAOI-NBC’s “San Antonio Living” this week with a delicious Verlasso® salmon appetizer recipe to keep your holiday guests entertained while you prepare the feast! The recipe for his Fennel Cured Verlasso® Salmon with Horseradish Pickled Green Tomatoes, Goat Cheese and Radish is below....
The call typically comes in a little after Halloween each year, “We need to discuss the menu for the fish dinner,” my Mom starts. As a second generation Italian American – Abbruzzese, if you must know –my mother has spearheaded our family’s Feast of the Seven Fishes for as long as I can recall. It is an institution we cherish and look forward to each holiday...
Chefs and foodies are notoriously hard to shop for. They know what they like and what they want. If you have a foodie on your shopping list this holiday season, here are 10 culinary items that would make any chef proud.
November 27, 2013
Whether it’s your turn to host the extended family for the holidays or you want to show up bearing a special gift, there is always a need for something to make cooking for large groups easier and more fun. From kitchen tools to entertaining luxuries, we’ve rounded-up 10 must-haves for optimal holiday dining this year. Enjoy!
Looking for some creative dishes to serve alongside your main course this holiday season? Here are five ideas from Chef Jennifer Bushman.
Polenta is the perfect winter accompaniment to Verlasso® salmon. Though popular belief maintains that polenta needs to be cooked slowly and constantly stirred to turn out rich and creamy, in this recipe,...
As seafood fraud becomes an ever-increasing concern across the seafood industry, traceability and understanding where your seafood comes from is more important than ever. Oceana, the largest international organization focused solely on ocean conservation, estimates that seafood may be mislabeled as often as 25 to 70 percent of the time. Mislabeling is most common...
November 21, 2013
The holiday season is right around the corner and it’s never too early to start carefully and creatively planning your dinner menu. While many favor the traditional holiday affair –turkey, stuffing and cranberries – memorable holiday dinner menus also include an element of surprise.
November 18, 2013
In my “Experiencing the 5th Annual Chefs Collaborative Sustainable Food Summit” post, I wrote of the eating experiences at the Summit, held November 2 – 5 in Charleston, SC. The food was, indeed, spectacular; however, the Summit also addressed important food issues through its sessions. Following is an overview of some of the sessions I attended.
November 18, 2013
Last week, I attended the Chefs Collaborative Sustainable Food Summit in Charleston, SC. As its name may hint, food was everywhere: in the air, on the projector screens, in the hallways, on the tables, in the city, on the water, and ever present on the mind. It was the agenda item.
November 13, 2013
FishChoice.com – an online resource that connects more than 2,000 seafood buyers with sustainable seafood producers – has added Verlasso to their sustainable seafood directory. Verlasso is now the only ocean-raised farmed Atlantic salmon listed as a FishChoice supplier member.
Chef Jenn Louis is the driving force behind the critically-acclaimed Portland, Oregon, restaurants Lincoln and Sunshine Tavern. She is also at the helm of one of the city’s most sought-after, full-service catering companies, Culinary Artistry. Louis opened Lincoln in 2011 and the restaurant became an instant hit, making Conde Nast Traveler’s “Hot List” of the top...
Have you ever found yourself overwhelmed at the fish counter wondering, “Which fish should I choose?” Verlasso Director, Scott Nichols stopped by The Daily Meal, a website dedicated to all things food and drink, recently to share some tips on how to select the freshest, most delicious salmon in the case.
Check them out here.
November 11, 2013
Starting the weekend of Nov. 8, Peapod customers in Chicago, Milwaukee and Indianapolis can buy Verlasso® salmon in their pajamas, if they want to! Peapod focuses on providing the most sustainable seafood to their customers, and they chose to carry Verlasso because we share that same passion. Peapod’s Vice President of Fresh Markets, Tony Stallone, also noted...