Question 1: How long can you store the Biltmore Smoked Salmon product at home before it expires?
Answer 1: Generally, you should follow the expiration date on the package. This will tell you how long you can keep it unopened in your refrigerator before the product expires. After you have broken the vacuum seal on the package you have 3 days to eat the product, regardless if the expiration date on the grocery store sticker gives a later date.
Question 2: How long can I keep the frozen fillet bags in my freezer at home?
Answer 2: Depending on the temperature of your freezer at home you should follow the tabel on the back of the bag for direction. The tabel will tell you how long you can store the product frozen depending on the temperature of your freezer.
Question 3: What is the difference between Hot Smoked and Cold Smoked Salmon?
Answer 3: The difference between Cold and Hot Smoked is in the temperature used during the smoking process. In Cold Smoking a Salmon the salmon is first cured in salt and then smoked at a very low temperature (no more than 70 Fahrenheit), in Hot Smoking the salmon is smoked at a much higher temperature (around 140 Fahrenheit), making a Hot Smoked Salmon product a cooked product, whereas a Cold Smoked product is a cured product.
Question 4: What is the difference between Gravlax and Smoked Salmon?
Answer 4: Gravlax is traditionally cured in salt, honey, sugar and dill and not smoked, whereas a smoked salmon is typically first cured and then smoked (either hot or cold smoked)
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