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The lowdown on wolffish

by Pat Yorek, director of meat and seafood
Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Move over herring and lutefisk, we have something new coming from Norway. We’d like to invite you to experience something new in our stores – Norwegian wolffish! It’s available for a limited time only – April 11-17, 2013. Hurry in while supplies last!

With a name like wolffish, you may think it has a strong and aggressive taste, but it is quite the opposite. Wolffish has a mild flavor with just a hint of sweetness. It’s very similar to cod or halibut – the meat is pearly white, firm and lean.

Why such a forceful name then? Wolffish aren’t the prettiest fish in the sea. They have prominent, somewhat frightening teeth that allow them to feed on shellfish-like mussels and scallops, hence the sweet flavor of the fish.

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