Refrigerate the leftovers in an airtight container for up to 3 to 5 days. Tested. Ours is not packaged like that in Canada usually. Now people got indoor shed heaters that would do the same job, this method help preserve the salted cod to be store in boxes to kept all winter long to enjoy. Soak in 2 quarts cold water. Please help us continue to provide you with our trusted how-to guides and videos for free by whitelisting wikiHow on your ad blocker. Hi Marge: Thank you for your message and for stopping by, you can get salted cod anytime of the year. Even at my age, I still like to learn new things. Contact us if you are interested in any of the following: Salted cod was a very popular type of meal years ago, when the fisherman or the local people would get their cod they would have to preserve the fish in order to keep it for long periods of time. If you're trying to eat more fish but stick to a budget, look for salt cod. Soak the salt cod in cold water for 24 hours, changing the water three or four times. Thank you. Rinse the salt cod, put it in a saucepan, cover with the milk and bring to the boil. Thank you for stopping by, please take a few minutes to check out this delicious recipe that was given to us from one of our viewers, the video made by us here at Bonita's Kitchen with step by step instructions on how to make this recipe by Chris. If the oil isn't hot enough, the fish will absorb more of the oil and will be soggy instead of crisp. Whole milk OR evaporated add all to the pot except 1 cup. To a Newfoundlander or a Labradorean, “fish” means cod fish and we say “corn fish” not corned fish. (If you are using fresh cod, ignore the salt cod portion of this dish and simply boil the fresh cod on the day you prepare your fish and brewis). Some freezes it and that will also keep it from spoiling before its all eaten. Stir until desired consistency. The wikiHow Video Team also followed the article's instructions and verified that they work. We can provide information about these opportunities, and to determine if we would be a good fit. Traditional Newfoundland Boiled Raisin Cake. Salt cod is very popular in Europe, especially France, Italy, Portugal and Spain where amongst many things it is made into the famous dish Cod brandade. This image may not be used by other entities without the express written consent of wikiHow, Inc.