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Shrimp Tacos, Crickets, Local Corn & Tomatoes

Shrimp Tacos, Crickets, Local Corn & Tomatoes

Wow. Sitting on my deck, the first week of September. It’s pleasantly cool, the crickets are still in full chorus...

¡Muy Caliente! Cool Down- It’s Ceviche Time

¡Muy Caliente! Cool Down- It’s Ceviche Time

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.

Monkfish- Ugly Deliciousness!

Monkfish- Ugly Deliciousness!

There are lots of fish that we now sell that used to be considered trash fish and were thrown overboard...

Poke – The Taste of Hawaii

Poke – The Taste of Hawaii

If you’re like me and love sashimi, ceviche, crudo, tartare or almost anything that’s raw, pickled, cured or corned you’re...

Planking Up Some Salmon on Independence Day

Planking Up Some Salmon on Independence Day

Wow, the Fourth of July already! It seems to pop up so quickly every year. Family, friends, fireworks and cookouts....

Your Father Will Love Some Grilled Oysters on His Special Day

Your Father Will Love Some Grilled Oysters on His Special Day

Oysters are the happening thing in America right now. Of course they’ve been a staple since ancient times but they...

Hot Fun in the Summertime! Spicy Grilled Gulf Shrimp

Hot Fun in the Summertime! Spicy Grilled Gulf Shrimp

One of the joys of summer for me is to walk out my back door, snip a few fresh herbs...

Say YES! to Lake Trout

Say YES! to Lake Trout

Another great Michigan fish is Lake Trout. These long-living (at least 40 years) fish are the largest member of the Char family and a good gamefish that can grow to huge sizes (record: 120 lb in 1818 from the Great Lakes) and they like cold water—around 50° or less is their comfort zone. Lake Trout have a high far content and to me, that's a good trait...

Love Is Blue – Sizzling On The Grill

Love Is Blue – Sizzling On The Grill

Some gorgeous bluefish have been showing up at our market lately. Often dissed as a dark fleshed, oily, strong flavored...

Stuff it! Squid That Is

Stuff it! Squid That Is

At Monahan’s we love to stuff. Seafood stuffing for appetizers or the main course can add a lot of extra...