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A Precious Gift- Fresh From Nantucket: Bay Scallops!

A Precious Gift- Fresh From Nantucket: Bay Scallops!

Every year, at the beginning of October, family fishing season starts for the locals on Nantucket Island for one of...

Not Tonight Honey, I Have a Haddock (Encrusted In Pecans Over Squash)

Not Tonight Honey, I Have a Haddock (Encrusted In Pecans Over Squash)

Ah yes, it’s so nice to enjoy a delicious wild fish that has had a great comeback story. Back when...

Crazy for Cod Cakes!

Crazy for Cod Cakes!

We’ve been making all kinds of fish and shellfish cakes at the market for years! We’ve offered recipes for crab...

Gettin’ Saucy With Fresh Chopped Sea Clams

Gettin’ Saucy With Fresh Chopped Sea Clams

Out of everything we sell at the market, clams have always been one of my favorite gems from the sea!...

Another Great Mackerel Dish Thanks to Yotam + Sami

Another Great Mackerel Dish Thanks to Yotam + Sami

The other night over a cold beer with a couple of Monahan’s fishmongers, Amy and Vasili, I learned of a...

The Good Fat, Fall Swordfish!

The Good Fat, Fall Swordfish!

What could be better than taking a bite of a nice steak that’s dripping with fat and flavor, melts in...

Even more mackerel?

Even more mackerel?

I’m kind of proud of the fact that Monahan’s is the king of the flavorful fish in these parts. We’ve...

Schwartz Concocts a Bánh Mì Sandwich with our Wild Gulf Shrimp!

Schwartz Concocts a Bánh Mì Sandwich with our Wild Gulf Shrimp!

Mike Schwartz was a U of M student at the time and was working a lot of hours with us, considering he was a student. He had an interest in fish and cooking and already had restaurant experience behind him from his high school years in Livonia. From the start he helped us with recipe ideas for the market and even though Mike went on to become a lawyer and now a teacher, he still pops in to help out, make a prepared dish, or give some recipe ideas.

A Gift From the Yupik People – The “Not Your Everyday” Chum Salmon

A Gift From the Yupik People – The “Not Your Everyday” Chum Salmon

In the lower Yukon River basin in western Alaska, the Yupik people have been living off the land for over...

Ceviche: The Fresh Taste of Summer

Ceviche: The Fresh Taste of Summer

The freshest most vibrant, refreshing and healthful taste of summer has got to be Ceviche! What is ceviche? It's raw fish, shellfish or even vegetables that have been marinated in fresh citrus juice (that "cooks" it) then other ingredients are added such as hot peppers, onion, garlic, tomatoes, or cilantro.