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My February Throwdown Dish Recipe

post #1 of 14
Thread Starter 
Cold Smoked Cioppino aka Zuppa Di Pesca.

Cold Smoked Cioppino with Anchovy and Tomato/Clam based broth including Shrimp, Calamari, Bay
Scallops, Langostino Tails, Oysters, Clams and Cod.

I started with 64 oz of picante clamato tomato juice, 12 oz of tomato paste and a small tin of anchovies in
olive oil. i put the anchovies with oil and a bit of the clamato in my small food chopper and made a puree. Got
that going in my dutch with the rest of the base ingredients on the burner. I added 1 1/2 cups red wine. 4 tbs
of red wine vinegar, 1/8 cup evoo, 10.5 oz jar of pequillo peppers chopped up, and some salt and pepper just
a little to start. I then added some onion and red, yellow and green bell peppers, just a little. Fresh chopped
garlic, rosemary, thyme, dill, and taragon also made the pot. I cold-smoked the fish and seafood for two
hours with a mixture of apple, cherry and maple chips. They dont look like they took on much smoke but I
taste tested along the way and they did take on quite a bit of smoke without being overpowered. Last step
was to bring the ingredients together and cook until the clams opened up. I pulled it from the heat and served
with some asiago cheese bread with butter and some dried herbs. I will be making this dish again.

post #2 of 14
Yea that looks great to me. I would love to try a bowl of that.
post #3 of 14
That is a thing of beauty,certainly earned points points.gif
post #4 of 14
Excellent dish that is full of flavor and texture. Well deserving of the big win. Congrats my friend.
post #5 of 14
Looks Great, Congratulations...points.gif
post #6 of 14
I think that would quickly become one of my favorites!PDT_Armataz_01_37.gif
post #7 of 14
Just pushed your recipe to the top of my list.
post #8 of 14
Now your dish is really looking very good there Todd. I do like a good bowl of ciopinno and yours sure did have a =bunch of seafood too. Thanks for the recipe and congrats on the win.PDT_Armataz_01_37.gif
post #9 of 14
That looks GREAT, but it tastes like an iMac screen.

Well worth some------>points.gif

post #10 of 14
great dish!
post #11 of 14
Outstanding Seafood recipe for smoking. points.gif
post #12 of 14
looks tasty
congrats on the win!!!
post #13 of 14
Very Nice Dish. Is the cod from Sam's club? Looks like those frozen fillets they sell in the bags. I find them to be a great product and purchase all the different kinds they offer.
post #14 of 14
Thread Starter 
Yes those are frozen vacuum packed, I got them at Smith/Krogers. Actually all the fish and seafood was frozen except the anchovies and oysters. I think it worked out better to keep it out of the danger zone while smoking.
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