Home with the Lost Italian: Welcome Lent with Baked Alaskan Cod

Growing up in a Catholic family, I have long been accustomed to the custom of abstaining from eating meat on Ash Wednesday and Fridays during Lent, and I know that many of my Protestant friends also follow this tradition.
Fresh cod fillets are fried before finishing in the oven and served with a red onion caper vinaigrette. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Fresh cod fillets are fried before finishing in the oven and served with a red onion caper vinaigrette. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor