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Old 08-15-2008, 02:26 PM
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Fish question--weird ammonia smell

I made baked cod last night for dinner. I promptly put half of it in the fridge to save for lunch today. Today, I reheated it in the oven ... and now, as I'm eating it, it has some faint, strange ammonia odor that wasn't present last night. Any idea what this is?
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Old 08-15-2008, 09:46 PM
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Well, it's been almost eight hours. Whether you are presently alive will be an important piece of evidence if you expect a correct and factual answer from this thread.
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Old 08-15-2008, 09:52 PM
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It's not lutefisk by chance is it? Did you soak it in draino?
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Old 08-15-2008, 10:53 PM
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Last time I caught an ammonia smell from baked fish was just after I'd just put the first bite in my mouth. I spent the next two days sick, frequently in the bathroom, perhaps in the throes of a case of mild food poisoning. Never again will I eat fish without smelling it thoroughly first.
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