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Octopus Crudo with Baby Potatoes Recipe

Tender octopus over potatoes with herb aioli
Jan 21, 2013 5:31 pm
octopus crudo recipe

The hardest part of making this recipe is waiting for the octopus to cook. The great thing is, you're under no obligation to hang out while that's happening. Roast the tomatoes for the tomato jam ahead of time (like maybe while you're waiting four hours for your octopus to tenderize) and focus on presentation for a first course that will truly impress your dinner guests.

Charred Octopus Salad Recipe

With cannellini beans and a watercress vinaigrette
Mar 8, 2012 4:01 pm
Octopus Salad
Photo: sifu-renka on Flickr

The popularity of octopus may be fledgling in the U.S., but in countries like Japan and Greece, the octopus has long held a position of seafood glory primarily for its texture. Our writer Jason Kessler contends that we are entering the golden age of sorts.

The Octopus Is Ready For Its Closeup

Welcome to the golden age of the octopus
Mar 8, 2012 11:01 am
Octopus

We are in the Golden Age of Octopus. It's not clear exactly when it happened, but seemingly out of nowhere, octopus popped up on the menu of every chef-driven restaurant in America. It makes sense. As the economy continues to drive restaurants to cut food costs, octopus has emerged as the perfect protein. Both cheap and satisfying, it's meatier than most seafood...

5 Exotic Foods That Can Kill You

Eating bullfrogs, Sardinian cheese is ill-advised
Sep 8, 2011 9:01 am

Unlike other animals who will actively avoid food that can kill them, only we humans are adventurous enough (or dumb enough depending on who you’re asking), to eat food that could kill us. Here are five of them.

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