16 Octopus Dishes We’re Sticking To This Summer

From blog.reserve.com, by mpruett@reserve.com
16 Octopus Dishes We’re Sticking To This Summer

Over the past several months, octopus dishes have been making waves on menus from coast to coast. With skin capable of changing color, a jet of ink to cover their tracks, two keen eyes, four pairs of arms and a beak, these soft-bodied, highly intelligent mollusks — no, they’re not fish — are among the more elusive seafood items. While octopuses (yes, that’s the proper plural) are sometimes misunderstood, when prepared well, these mysterious creatures make for some delectable dishes. Check out a few fast facts about these tasty invertebrates: A tricky texture With firm, smooth and slightly bumpy skin …