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Kimi Werner

Kimi Werner

The ocean has long been a source of sustenance, inspiration and adventure for Kimi Werner. She's a United States National Spearfishing Champion, chef, ocean advocate, filmmaker, and mom. Her daily life is a pure fusion of her talents and passions, rooted in her love for family, foraging, and food.

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Video: Cold Smoked Calico with Kimi Werner

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Video: Cold Smoked Calico with Kimi Werner

Cold smoked fish is basically cured fish with a smoky flavor. The process concentrates the natural fats and oils in the meat but maintains the texture of raw fish. It's excellent on its own or served as an appetizer. After a 12-hour curing process, the flesh firms up, and after a quick seasoning of...
Kimi Werner Aug 12, 2022
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Kimi Werner's First Duck Hunt

Duck Lore S02 E04 Aug 9, 2022

Kimi Werner's First Duck Hunt

New Mexico is far from most people’s minds when they think about duck hunting. But New Mexico lies at the convergence of the Central and Pacific Flyways, and the rivers that cut through this desert create an oasis for wintering waterfowl. In this episode, Sean Weaver is joined by spearfisherwoman...
Sean Weaver Aug 9, 2022
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Video: How to Make Fish Sliders with Kimi Werner

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Video: How to Make Fish Sliders with Kimi Werner

In this video we take one of Hawaii’s most delicious snappers, uku, coat it in a light beer batter, and shallow fry it to a crisp. We top it with a chunky dill pickle sauce that adds a ton of flavor and texture! But it’s the Portuguese sweetbread that makes these sliders so special. Sweetbread is a...
Kimi Werner Jul 29, 2022
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Video: How to Make Dried Aku

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Video: How to Make Dried Aku

Dried aku is a staple snack of Hawaii. These scrumptious sticks of skipjack fish jerky are chewy on the outside and soft on the inside. They are salty strips of pure protein that are as energizing as they are addicting. In this video, I’ll show you how to preserve your fish in the traditional way of...
Kimi Werner Jul 15, 2022
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