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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...

The Weird & Wonderful Razor Clam!

The Weird & Wonderful Razor Clam!

A rare and unusual treat that we love have been popping up lately—Maine Razor Clams. With a long shell shaped like a straight razor and a foot that's as long as its body, it's one weird looking critter...Some of the reasons that these clams are rare at market is because harvesting is difficult and they are very brittle, fragile, don't travel well and are very perishable. Our Razor Clam supplier, Harbor Fish in Portland Maine, gives us a heads-up whenever they have them but unfortunately that is not often enough.

They’re Runnin’! Copper River Kings & Sockeyes- Nature’s Perfect Food

They’re Runnin’! Copper River Kings & Sockeyes- Nature’s Perfect Food

The 2019 Copper River salmon season is upon us! I’m happy to report that there seems to be lots of...

It’s Shrimp Gazpacho Time!

It’s Shrimp Gazpacho Time!

Every summer, between Memorial Day and Labor Day, something very special takes place at Monahan’s Seafood. Bernie serves up one...

Support American Shrimpers & Local Farmers: Eat Some Gulf Shrimp with Spring Asparagus Tonight!

Support American Shrimpers & Local Farmers: Eat Some Gulf Shrimp with Spring Asparagus Tonight!

Wednesday morning at Kerrytown and the farmers market is in full bloom. Flowers and plants are everywhere but today I’m on...

A Special Gift for Mom- Straight From the Sea!

A Special Gift for Mom- Straight From the Sea!

Sunday is Mother’s Day. What’s the perfect gift for the world’s most important person? The person who brought you into...

A Great Crab Cake

A Great Crab Cake

Everybody loves crab cakes and our manager, Bernie, makes some pretty darn good ones that we offer at the Market. When it comes to making a great crab cake it's always the simpler the better...

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...