Cold-Smoked Salmon

Preparation info

  • Makes Enough for


    First-Course Servings
    • Difficulty


Appears in

Simply Salmon

Simply Salmon

By James Peterson

Published 2001

  • About

I’ll say it right off the bat: this is a bit of a project and, as one of my editors once told me, it’s kind of a “guy thing.” But it’s a fun project that makes wonderful smoked salmon that will thrill your guests and be a lot cheaper—and usually better—than anything you can buy. Before you embark on this project, I must warn you that it’s something you should do outside.

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