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Festa dei Sette Pesci (Feast of the Seven Fishes)

Festa dei Sette Pesci (Feast of the Seven Fishes)

Chef Mario Batali says that La Vigilia is "What Italians do when they say they're fasting," which is kind of hysterical because this penitential fasting tradition has been turned into a major feast. For those of us who were born into less delicious culinary traditions, there's no reason that we can't have some fun and try our own feast of the seven fishes on Christmas Eve.

Thanks Joelle! We’ll Always Love Your Brandade de Morue

Thanks Joelle! We’ll Always Love Your Brandade de Morue

Last April we posted an article about salt cod (bacalao). The holidays are approaching and salt cod is one of...

My Mom’s Scalloped Oysters

My Mom’s Scalloped Oysters

In 1621 the Plymouth colonists learned a lot about surviving in the new world from the Wampanoag tribe. They were...

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...

The Great American Fish: Striped Bass!

The Great American Fish: Striped Bass!

The royal, regal and mighty striped bass has an important history in our country that goes back to colonial times....

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....