* “Hot smoked salmon” is ready to eat and, contrary to what the name may imply, it isn’t spicy. It has a firm texture, looks like a cooked fillet, and is sold near the “cold smoked salmon,” which is the kind that people often use on a bagel with cream cheese.
Storage: Leftovers will keep in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
If you expect leftovers, you may wish to add the avocado as a topping. No avocado? While it adds a nice element, the salad will still be delicious without.
For a hint of heat, in place of black pepper, you could use ⅛ teaspoon cayenne pepper, or more to taste.
To quickly thaw frozen corn, add it to the strainer and rinse with the beans.