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How can you tell the difference between Atlantic and Pacific salmon?

Asked: Phil Tulk, Last Updated:

Atlantic Salmon generally have a milder flavor than wild Pacific salmon, with medium-firm flesh, and large flakes. Cost: Farm-raised salmon can be harvested year-round, making prices for farmed salmon generally lower than prices for wild-caught salmon, which is only available during certain months of the year.

FAQ

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    In the fall and winter months, oysters, clams, and mussels store sweet-tasting glycogen formed from their diet of algae and phytoplankton. They grow fat and sweet until May, when they start their spawning cycle.

  • Does fish go bad if left out?

    Whether it's raw or cooked, fish can safely sit at room temperature for up to two hours. This time reduces to one hour on hot days when the room is above 90°F. After this time the fish should be discarded or returned to the fridge and thoroughly cooked the next time it is used, to ensure the fish is cooked through.

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