Unveiling the Delicious History of Baltimore Coddies

Sarita Cheaves from VineMeUp Media created a food pairing with The Flame Lily Kumusha Wines from our #SipBlack Wine Collection.  Try Baltimore Coddies as an appetizer at your Super Bowl party.

Baltimore Coddies


Baltimore Coddies Recipe

Served with The Flame Lily, Kumusha Wines


Sarita shares her family history surrounding this dish.  Check out her video on Instagram. Click here


  • Cod fillets

  • 2-3 Potatoes

  • Saltines

  • 1 egg

  • Butter

  • Milk

  • Seasonings: Old Bay, salt


  1. Peel and cut the potatoes.

  2. Add water to a pot and salt generously. Add potatoes and boil until they are tender.

  3. Remove the potatoes from water. In a bowl, add potatoes, butter, milk, and salt. Mash until smooth.

  4. Salt the cod and steam for about 10 minutes.

  5. In a separate bowl, use a fork to flake the cod.

  6. With a food processor, grind half of a sleeve of saltines.

  7. Add the cod and saltines to the mashed potatoes. Then add one egg. Fold together. Add Old Bay to taste.

  8. Make patties with the mixture. They should be about the size of your palm.

  9. Fry the patties in the oil of your choice.

  10. Serve with a side of saltines.


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