SMOKING YOUR CATCH
Jewish Delis know a thing or two about smoked fish. Barney Greengrass is King of this field. The shop only deals in smoked fish. Their breakfast plate of smoked WHITE FISH costs 31$ --probably enough for two people and for that princely sum, they throw in the dill pickle. Toast, potato salad too. Once in your life you should eat there, upper west side of NYC, near Columbia University Campus. They are HEAVEN. Sturgeon, salmon, Sable fish are also smoked, similar prices.
Now here's the good thing. If you want smoked fish on bagels every weekend of your life, build yourself a smoker. This beauty (below) is in POLAND, the building plans are at the builder's site.FREE. It is also an OVEN, for bread baking. The smoker is in the back, unseen here. http://www.traditionaloven.com/building/home/woodfired_oven_and_fish_smoker_from_poland.shtml
RECIPES for using your SMOKED FISH from an expert.
Then go into business. Farm your Tilapia, or catch trout nearby, Smoke'em, Sell for 20$
a pound. Do Kippered trout, White Fish, Sturgeon. Lox or Salmon. Try out new varieties.
Now quick, while this is fresh in your mind, go to any super market and buy a kippered trout. In Deli section. Looks like a bronze dipped fish. Warm it thoroughly over boiling water/ steam, and eat this goodie with your morning scrambled eggs and toast. One package works for an entire family, so not costly. Or go to any good deli and get some smoked salmon, or hit WHOLE FOODS and get GRAVLAX.
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