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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...

Get Your Soup On!

Get Your Soup On!

Monahan's Chowdermaster, Bernie Fritzsch, shares a few secrets of making the perfect one-pot dish! As this wonderful Michigan weather puts a chill in our bones, there's nothing like warmin' up to a hot bowl of chowder. And what's a fish market without chowder? It's part of our history and all the credit goes to the people who brought us this hearty dish—the fishermen...It's popular all over the world, spanning many regions and culinary circles and utilizing many diverse ingredients.

Magical, Musical Black Bean Soup with Shrimp

Magical, Musical Black Bean Soup with Shrimp

For 7000 years millions of South Americans, and now the rest of the world, have enjoyed the flavor and health...

Fall Back On A Great Bluefish Recipe

Fall Back On A Great Bluefish Recipe

Autumn has begun. The leaves are starting to change and the nightly chorus of crickets most nights now are reduced...

Swordfish: Officially “Guilt-Free”

Swordfish: Officially “Guilt-Free”

From a conservation standpoint, managing migratory fish like swordfish, which travel into other countries' jurisdictions, can be tricky business...According to ICCAT and the NOAA the north Atlantic swordfish stocks are fully rebuilt. Strict management in sizes and quotas and lots of sacrifice by our fisherman have really paid off.

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...

Shrimp Tacos, Crickets, Local Corn & Tomatoes

Shrimp Tacos, Crickets, Local Corn & Tomatoes

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

The Fruits of Our Labor- Local Corn, Tomatoes & Wild Salmon!

The Fruits of Our Labor- Local Corn, Tomatoes & Wild Salmon!

It’s hard to believe it’s Labor Day weekend already. It’s kind of sad that summer is almost over but happily,...

A Peach of a Scallop Dish

A Peach of a Scallop Dish

Cruising the Ann Arbor farmers market this week, I came upon some small but perfectly ripe peaches and I have...