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Spring Into Mussels Steamed in Lemongrass-So Hap Xa

Spring Into Mussels Steamed in Lemongrass-So Hap Xa

Man, that nuoc cham dipping sauce that went with last week’s Vietnamese shrimp fritter recipe seemed to get better as...

Dip Your Shrimp Fritter Into This!

Dip Your Shrimp Fritter Into This!

Umami, that hard to describe, savory, satisfying, “5th taste”, pops up in several umami-laden recipes on this blog. Smelt Nabanzuke,...

It’s a Wrap- The Healthful Big Bite! Thai Mahi Mahi Lettuce Wraps

It’s a Wrap- The Healthful Big Bite! Thai Mahi Mahi Lettuce Wraps

For years whenever our friend, Jody Parr, brought her famous Thai chicken wraps to a party, we knew that we...

What’s For Dinner? The Right Questions For Your Fishmonger

What’s For Dinner? The Right Questions For Your Fishmonger

When visiting your local fish market, you should arrive with a clear, inquisitive and open mind. You may know just...

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....

Happy St. Patrick’s Day Everybody!

Happy St. Patrick’s Day Everybody!

Sunday is St. Patrick’s Day. Those of us with even a wee touch of Irish blood can act like we just...

A ”Cure” For A Long, Cold Winter!

A ”Cure” For A Long, Cold Winter!

One of the greatest appetizer ideas of all time has been around for a long, long time. Scandinavian fishermen in...

Hake: Unsung Hero

Hake: Unsung Hero

A great fish that most people outside of New England have never heard of is Hake. It's not that there aren't enough of them—the North Atlantic stocks are plentiful and sustainable. They fit the profile of a white, delicate, sweet fish that Americans traditionally love. They are also usually sold at a great price compared to it's more famous cousins like cod, haddock and even pollack.

What’s for Dinner? Just Wing it! (Skate wing that is)

What’s for Dinner? Just Wing it! (Skate wing that is)

Here’s another underutilized treasure for ya—skate! When we first started selling it back in the ’80s, most skate was used for lobster bait,...

Valentine’s Romance with Bernie’s Lobster Love Sauce

Valentine’s Romance with Bernie’s Lobster Love Sauce

Valentine’s Day, to some, is just another Hallmark holiday. An awful lot of people though, make a really big deal...