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Reintroducing Fish


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Reintroducing Fish

mtw816 | Jul 5, 2013 11:57 PM

So every one in my family always loved fish and seafood except me. I am allergic to shrimp, I never liked oysters or clams. I do remember liking scallops somewhat and Shad Roe when I was a kid, and then also cracking crabs, but other than that it was strictly breaded fried fish with tartar sauce and that was pretty much my limit. Maybe a tuna sandwich with extra mayo. My doctor has encouraged me to add fish back to my diet. I tried tuna and didn't love it even with the extra mayo. So I need a primer - I will be cooking only for myself, so therefore I will not be buying whole fishes or large quantities, so even if it's expensive, it's fine. What fish doesn't taste fishy? What's the best place to buy it? What are the best ways to cook it without the addition of a ton of butter, mayo or breading? I live in the suburbs of DC in Montgomery County. I regularly pass by Safeway, Giant, Whole Foods, Trader Joe's, Food Lion, and sometimes I go to Wegmans. I also go to Costco some as well. (HOWEVER I generally try to hold my breath when passing the fish/seafood areas in supermarkets because I can't stand the smell) I am willing to go to a fish market, but I would prefer it not be too far or down in DC because if I am going to eat fish regularly I would want it to be more easily accessible. I would also be willing to try a few different kinds in restaurants around here if anyone has recommendations, but I don't know where would be the best place to go.

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