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Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo, or the fifth of May, (which is also my birthday!) is a holiday that celebrates the date of the Mexican army’s May 5, 1862 victory over France at the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican War. The day, which falls on Wednesday, May 5 in 2021, is...

A Tale of Two Fish:  Pan Fried Red Snapper (or Grouper), Fingerling Potatoes, Shiitake Mushrooms and Spinach

A Tale of Two Fish: Pan Fried Red Snapper (or Grouper), Fingerling Potatoes, Shiitake Mushrooms and Spinach

Get to know your fishmonger, chat him/her up and become friends, they will tell you when the freshest fish arrives and what specials they have on that day or in a few days from now. They will tell you the best way to prepare and cook fish. Descale it and gut it for you and what you can substitute if that fish is not available on the day when you want it. They might even suggest something that is more delicious and easier to cook at home. A big plus, those lesser known fish are also less likely to be overfished and could be the more sustainable option!

Broiling 101

Broiling 101

If you like grilling, but can’t stand the cold outside this time of year, then consider broiling, as nearly any recipe for grilled fish can be adapted for the broiler, it’s easy, healthy, fast and you can do it indoors.

Broiled Shrimp & Oysters with Umami Butter

Broiled Shrimp & Oysters with Umami Butter

Do you have 15 minutes? If you do, then you have dinner! A scrumptious umami butter sauce dolloped on top of the oysters and shrimp, then broiled for a few minutes until the butter melts. Even people who may be skeptical about oysters will agree this dish is divine!

6 Questions to Ask Your Friendly Fishmonger

6 Questions to Ask Your Friendly Fishmonger

Do you get intimidated walking up to the fish counter? With so many different names, colors, sizes and textures, it can definitely get overwhelming. Luckily, there is always someone behind the counter! The fishmonger is there to answer all of your questions and help you find the best-tasting, most sustainable and nutritious fish available. Not sure how to pick his or her brain? Here’s a guide to the top six questions to ask if you want delicious fish!

Seafood is Brain Food

Seafood is Brain Food

Your brain the control center of your body. It controls your ability to feel, talk, think, hear, and even breathe. With so many responsibilities, it is important to make sure you take care of your brain by giving it the proper fuel and nutrients. What’s one of the best sources to get these nutrients? Seafood.

Amber Jack Ramen

Amber Jack Ramen

When you want to cook to impress, few dishes can top homemade ramen. With a flavorful broth, delicious amberjack, fresh veggies, lots of noodles, and a variety of garnishes, this simple recipe will be hot and ready on the table in minutes.