Cured or Smoked Salmon Appetizer Platter
Make Ahead Tip: Steam potatoes and let stand at room temperature for up to 3 hours; assemble platter(s) and let stand at room temperature for up to 2 hours.
Wild-caught salmon from the Pacific (Alaska and Washington) is considered the best choice for the environment because it is more sustainably fished and has a more stable population. Farmed salmon, including Atlantic, should be avoided, as it endangers the wild salmon population.
To hard-boil eggs: Place eggs in a single layer in a saucepan; cover with water. Bring to a simmer over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to low and cook at the barest simmer for 10 minutes. Remove from heat, pour out hot water and cover the eggs with ice-cold water. Let stand until cool enough to handle before peeling.
1/2 vegetable, 1/2 lean meat