Fish are seasonal just like crops. This makes it a good question to ask what fish are at their peak in October. Another is how to cook fish. According to a recent study, 57% of Americans are barbeque connoisseurs in the fall, compared with 62% who grill in spring. What’s the best place to get fresh fish, regardless of whether you want to cook, bake, steam, saute or steam peak fish in October? St Pete, Florida is the best place to find fresh seafood.
Bluefish are known for their strong fishy taste and edible skin. It is easy to spoil because the meat is very moist. Bluefish can be eaten raw, poached, or baked. Frying is a popular method to prepare small bluefish. Bluefish dishes can be delicious when prepared correctly. This recipe for Baked Bluefish and Potatoes in Genoese Style is the World’s Best Bluefish Recipe.
Baked Bluefish and Potatoes, Genoese
- 2 fillets of bluefish (skin on, approximately 1 lb. each)
- 1 1/2 pounds boiling potatoes
- 2/3 cup olive oil
- 1 tablespoon minced garlic
- 1/4 cup chopped parsley
- Salt and pepper
- An enameled cast-iron casserole dish measuring 16×10 inches is recommended
- Basting spoon
Preheat the oven to 450°F. Cut the potatoes into 1/8-inch slices. Half the garlic, half the parsley, and half the olive oil are mixed with the potatoes. Season the dish liberally with salt and pepper. Place the potatoes evenly on the bottom and sides. The dish should be placed in the oven’s upper third. After 15 minutes, take the dish out and place the blue fillets of fish on top of the potatoes. Mix the fillets and add the olive oil, garlic, parsley, and remaining olive oil to the bowl.
This article was written by the owner of Cap’s Steamer Bar & Grille. Cap’s is a seafood restaurant Downtown St Pete that serves Florida Seafood with a Bahamian Influence. Cap’s Steamer Bar & Grill is St.Pete’s destination for the freshest seafood featuring a stunning Raw Bar, table-side steamer bar, and gourmet comfort classics with a modern Americana flare.