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(Photo credit: Sweet Earth Farms. Photo: 2024 CSA offering) Supporting local growers and harvesters is important to us, and our members. So in an effort to showcase the hard working folks within community supported agriculture and deepening our collective knowledge of where our food comes from, whether it is produce, flowers or sustainable seafood in … Continued

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Potato Leek Soup with Roasted Sockeye Salmon

February 15, 2024

Potato Leek Soup with Roasted Sockeye Salmon We don’t know about you, but for us, long weekends and cool weather calls for warm and inviting comfort food. So we hope this velvety smooth soup recipe that our friend and Chef Cory Walby of Saturday Night Test Kitchen created in partnership with Go Wild BC Salmon, … Continued

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Miso Glazed Salmon with Black Pasta and Shiitake Mushrooms

February 9, 2024

Miso Glazed Wild BC Salmon with Black Pasta and Shiitake Mushrooms This dish offers fantastic colour contrast between the reddish pink of the salmon, and the black of the pasta, with an earthy pop of colour of the asparagus and deliciously crowed with glazed shiitake mushrooms. This recipe is sure to wow your guests at … Continued

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So Much Worth Fighting For: 2024 BC Young Fishermans Gathering

February 7, 2024

(Photo credit: Sonia Strobel, Skipper Otto team with fisher families) Summer might seem pretty far off to most of you, but this is the time of year when fishing families start thinking about and planning for the fishing season ahead. And what better way to prepare than to spend a meaningful couple of days in … Continued

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Asian Inspired Salmon with Rice Noodles and Bok Choy

January 12, 2024

Asian Inspired Salmon with Rice Noodles and Grilled Baby Bok Choy This delicious dish comes together in minutes, so it can be easily added it to your mid-week recipe routine! If you can’t find bok choy, you can easily substitute in green peppers or snow peas to add that pop of colour and some green … Continued

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(Photo credit: Bruce Martinelli. Flash frozen albacore tuna) We often get asked, ” is fresh seafood better than frozen?”, and our resounding answer is – no, that is a myth! Many people believe that “fresh” seafood that is “never frozen” directly reflects the level of quality. However, the moment seafood is caught or harvested, it … Continued

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Smoked Sockeye Salmon Sandwich

January 5, 2024

Smoked Sockeye Salmon Sandwich If you are like us, light and simple recipes are welcomed after such big meals over the holidays, so we couldn’t help but noticed this delicious recipe that one of our members Larry B, from Vancouver BC shared on Instagram, using Skipper Otto products. A self professed ‘foodie’ who enjoys eating … Continued

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Halibut with Miso Beurre Blanc

December 28, 2023

Halibut with Miso Beurre Blanc If you are still wondering what to make for New Years Eve, this is one of those meals you plan ahead and make for special occasions. Finish off the year in style with west coast halibut, that our friend and BBQ master, Steve W, has prepared in a delicious miso … Continued

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Bacon Wrapped Salmon Medallions

December 13, 2023

Bacon Wrapped Salmon Medallions with Burnt Lemon Cream Sauce Looking for some decadent holiday or New Years Eve dinner inspiration? Well have we got the recipe for you! Our friend and BBQ master, Steve W, has created a fantastic twist on a classic: bacon wrapped tenderloin and has paired it with a creamy lemon sauce, … Continued

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Holiday Wine Pairings for Smoked Seafood

December 7, 2023

Holiday Wine Pairings for Smoked Seafood With the holidays fast approaching and social calendars getting busy, many of our members start to serve our smoked salmon and tuna at dinner parties, so we thought we would share some sumptuous wine selections that pair perfectly!  Our friend and Skipper Otto member, Sean Nelson, who is also … Continued

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