Techniques Cooking Cedar Plank Salmon Published Jan 7, 2008 10:00 AM Techniques SHARE 2. Next, tuck lemon slices and fresh dill sprigs in with the cedar and brush the slits with butter. Christopher Hirsheimer 3. After roasting the fish, remove the cedar pieces and wrap the filets in aluminum foil to finish cooking out of the oven. Christopher Hirsheimer MORE TO READ RELATED The Saxelby Cheesecake Plums, vanilla bean, and fresh chèvre sparkle in Caroline Schiff’s sweet tribute to the legend of American-made cheese. READ NOW RELATED Kosher Cachopa Michael Twitty’s take on Cape Verde’s iconic, hearty stew honors the island nation’s Jewish roots. RELATED Quick-Pickled Beets This stress-free method will have you snacking on nature's candy without the post-canning cleanup.