Feast of the Seven Fishes

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Kim Biegacki

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@pistachyoo

Tradition at it's finest & served up for those who are Catholic and Italian-American; not all, but many love to have a Feast of Fishes for Christmas Eve. Now my Polish/Catholic Grandma would do just "3" fish dishes that included fried smelt, baked halibut fillets and clam chowder. It is varied how many fish/seafood dishes that a family may serve from 3,5,7 or more.
However, way back in the day it was an abstinence of meat and milk products which included a 24 hour fast prior to the feast. This was to commemorate the birth of Jesus Christ.
This is a tradition we continue to improve upon.

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Serves:
many
Method:
Deep Fry

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FRIED FISHES & SEAFOOD

smelt, fried
cod, fried
scallops, fried
shrimp, fried
calamari, (squid) fried

ANY FISH OR SEAFOOD DISH

italian tuna salad
crab dip

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About Feast of the Seven Fishes

Course/Dish: Fish, Seafood
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: Italian




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