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August 11, 2022

Fish 201: Smoke ‘Em If You Catch ‘Em

Smoking is one the oldest forms of preservation and is the perfect pairing to great fish!  Join us for Fish 201: Smoke ‘Em If You Catch ‘Em and explore the different methods of smoking, taste the smoked fish that we love best, and share some of our tips & tricks for using smoked fish in your everyday […]

July 9, 2022

Smoked Oysters from Washington State

Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews Terrific tinned smoked oysters for picnics, salads, and parties of all sorts! Mark Kurlansky’s great book, The Big Oyster, details the depths of oyster culture in New York City, writing, “Before the 20th century, when people thought of New York, they thought of oysters, New Yorkers ate them constantly. They also […]

July 7, 2022

Ortiz Bonito Tuna from Basque

Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews So good, we’ll sell over 50,000 tins this month alone! That stat is no joke! The Ortiz Bonito tuna has long been the biggest seller in the Deli’s annual Summer Sale. Customers in-the-know buy up multiple cases at a time to stock their pantry for the rest of the year, and from […]

July 7, 2022

Brisling Baltic Sea Sprats from Copenhagen

Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews Big news for lovers of little tinned fish (like me!) If you love preserved fish in cans as much as I do, you may want to drop by the Deli (or order online) and get a few tins of these tasty new smoked Brisling “sardines” from Scandinavia. They, their tradition, and the people […]

July 6, 2022

Smoked Octopus and Smoked Herring

Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews 35 years of canning high quality wild-caught seafood in Alaska As you may well likely know, I’ve long been a big fan of what people in Spain call conservas, or what in the U.S. has the less poetic name of “tinned fish.” What we’re getting in from Wildfish Cannery is a great […]

May 26, 2022

Tinned Fish 101

Our Deli Specialty Food staff thinks tinned fish is a pantry’s ultimate secret weapon. Rich in protein, omega-3’s and full-flavored goodness, tinned seafood preserves the ocean’s best at the peak of flavor and quality. Tinned fish is not only a delicious, healthy choice, it’s also supremely sustainable, ultra portable and easy to store.  Join us for Tinned […]

October 28, 2021

Tinned Fish 201: Beyond the Fins

Our Deli Specialty Food staff thinks tinned fish is a pantry’s ultimate secret weapon. Rich in protein, omega-3’s and full-flavored goodness, tinned seafood preserves the ocean’s best at the peak of flavor and quality. Tinned fish is not only a delicious, healthy choice, it’s also supremely sustainable, ultra portable and easy to store.  Join us for Tinned […]

August 11, 2021

Tinned Trout from Scout, a Craft Seafood Cannery

  Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews Delicious new Canadian convervas I’ve long been a huge fan of tinned fish, or what folks in Spain call conservas—tinned tuna, anchovies, mackerel, salmon, and sardines (about which I wrote a whole little hand sewn book, titled Sardines!), and I eat them all regularly at home. So, it’s no surprise that I’m so […]

July 1, 2021

An Eater’s Guide to Tinned Fish at the Deli

  For everyone from pantry stockers, busy home cooks and dorm dwellers to pescatarians, campers and road trippers, tinned fish is the perfect food. Sustainable, portable and delicious, tinned fish defies social stereotypes and appeals to everyone from salt-of-the-earth workers to culinary elites. For the uninitiated, tinned fish – beyond the ever approachable tinned tuna – may […]

July 1, 2021

Modern Day “Fishwife” Tell Tales of Tinned Fish

  Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews New smoked tuna and smoked trout from Fishwife, a woman-owned start up What’s in a name? Becca Milstein and Caroline Goldfarb write: The term “Fishwife” dates back to the 16th century, and originally referred to the daughters or wives of fishermen who sold fish at the market. The term gradually […]

April 24, 2021

Tinned Fish at the Deli: Not Your Dad’s Tuna

Is tinned fish a pantry’s ultimate secret weapon? The Zingerman’s Deli specialty food staff thinks so. They’re here to make the case to doubters and tinned fish heads alike. Rich in protein, omega-3’s and full-flavored goodness, tinned seafood preserves the oceans best at the peak of flavor and quality. Tinned fish is not only a […]

April 1, 2021

Patagonia Provisions Smoked Mackerel from Spain

  Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews Terrific tinned fish to make your meal into something special If you like tinned fish even a tenth as much as I do, you’ll definitely want to check out this newly-arrived smoked mackerel from Patagonia. Not Patagonia in Argentina. Patagonia the clothing company—they’ve started a terrific new line of sustainable tinned […]