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6 Smoked Fish Holiday Traditions from Around The World

Smoked salmon

Season’s greetings! It’s that time of year again. Thanksgiving is behind us and the holidays are in full swing. Many of us agree that some of our best holiday memories have been made enjoying family, friends, and great food. Across this diverse company, we were curious to see how different cultures used smoked fish throughout…

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5 Smoked Fish Recipes for Hanukkah

Acme Smoked Fish Hanukkah tablescape

Shalom and chag sameach smoked fish fans! It’s almost time for Hanukkah, and we have five smoked fish recipes to light up the night this year during the Festival of Lights. We had so much fun designing our Thanksgiving recipes that it wasn’t hard to find a few more folks here at Acme Smoked Fish…

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Meet the Herring! A Glossary of Herring Varieties

So, what is herring anyway? Yes, most people know that herring is a fish, but many don’t get further than that. Some may go on to describe herring as a small fish. This is also correct. As a close relative of the sardine and the shad, herring is indeed a smaller fish. Herring might have…

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5 Smoked Fish Recipes to Serve This Thanksgiving

Cranberry hot smoked salmon

We love Thanksgiving at Acme Smoked Fish. Yes, a large turkey is the quintessential star of the show for this holiday, but let’s be honest… it’s all about the sides! We’ve created 5 knockout recipes using our smoky, buttery smooth, ready to eat smoked fish. But who came up with these recipes and what was…

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Is Smoked Fish Healthy?

Smoked salmon avocado toast

Disclaimer: This article does not constitute medical advice, and has not been reviewed by a medical professional, licensed dietician, or nutritionist. All readers should consult with their physician when determining if any dietary change is right for them. Smoked fish products may contain high sodium content when compared to other foods. One of the questions…

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Easy Recipes for Yom Kippur Break Fast

Yom Kippur smoked fish break fast

Yom Kippur marks the final day of the “10 Days of Awe” following Rosh Hashanah and is considered the holiest day of the year in Judaism. Also known as the Day of Atonement, Yom Kippur requires followers to ask for forgiveness and abstain from work as well as any food from sunset on the previous…

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What is Nova Smoked Salmon?

What is smoked salmon? What is nova? What is lox?

What is nova? To some, it’s a state of mind. It’s the top-of-the-line smoked salmon; hand sliced and crafted. Others have never heard of the word, and if they have, are hard pressed to provide a proper definition. We decided to ask our friends and experts at Acme the inexplicable question, “What is nova?” Join our team in…

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Best Kinds of Fish to Smoke

When it comes to smoked fish, there are so many options to choose from that the possibilities are nearly endless. If you’re interested in learning more about the best kinds of fish to smoke, read on! Smoked Trout While smoked salmon is the standard, smoked trout is an excellent option for those who prefer a…

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What is the Difference Between Hot Smoked Salmon and Cold Smoked Salmon?

Hot smoked salmon versus cold smoked salmon

Hot Smoked Salmon vs. Cold Smoked Salmon When it comes to smoked salmon, there are plenty of options to choose from. From scottish-style smoked salmon, to nova smoked salmon, to gravlax, there are plenty of options for the smoked salmon connoisseur to choose from! However, one of the biggest debates among smoked salmon aficionado’s is…

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How to Slice Smoked Salmon

Slice your own smoked salmon

Slicing smoked salmon is both a craft and an art, a skill grounded in tradition that has been passed down from an untold number of masters to select apprentices. Typically, this bequeathal of knowledge and skill has taken place on the service side of delis and appetizing shops, or along the salty and smokey slicing…

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