You Catch It, We Cook It

On a charter fishing trip in Costa Rica, we hauled in an enormous silver fish. “Can that be eaten like sushi?” I asked in my mediocre Spanish. The crew chuckled. Not knowing how to convince them, I just asked again. When the captain realized I was serious he leapt up, dug in a compartment, and brought out both wasabi paste and soy sauce. It was the freshest fish I’ve ever eaten. Your charter captain here on Lake Superior may not be quite as accommodating, but fortunately Chef Uriah is. At...