16 Octopus Dishes We’re Sticking To This Summer

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

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 …

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