You’re unlikely to choke on a pin bone. But eating fish is a more pleasant experience if you aren’t encountering those small, soft bones in every bite. Even if you buy a filleted piece of fish, they’re likely to be there. We think our recipe for Cured Salmon is best if you remove the pin bones first.
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