After a recent post about canned tuna in oil, I was contacted by Alistair Blair of The Fish Society. You may recall it was The Fish Society, that sent me that wonderful Dover sole last year. This time Alistair offered up something that would change the way I see canned tuna. Ortiz brand Ventresca de … Continue reading Ventresca de Bonito From The Fish Society: Best Canned Tuna Ever!
In yet another example of aquarium fish becoming invasive species, the northern snakehead (Channa argus) has been taking over waterways in the Mid-Atlantic states and possibly beyond. Much like invasive lionfish, snakehead is a fish worth eradicating from our waterways, but tasty enough to do it by human consumption.
Lionfish could possibly be the most dangerous of all marine invasive species and needs to addressed before it's too late. But like green crabs and Asian carp, invasive lionfish may be a problem we can eat our way out of.
You don't have to live along the waterways of America's heartland to know about the invasive scourge that is Asian carp. Four primary species of Asian carp have basically taken over many rivers here in the US and pose a threat to the ecosystems of the Great Lakes. As of right now, I believe they … Continue reading Eating Invasive Species: Asian Carp
Right before Christmas this year, we were contacted by an old credit card saying we had expiring frequent flyer miles and had to book something NOW! My wife and I totally forgot about these and really don't have the cash to actually fly somewhere. We decided to do a little stay-cation for the three of … Continue reading Eataly Boston: Lunch At Il Pesce And Squid-Ink Pasta For Later
Recently Genova, a brand of Tri-Union Seafoods, was nice enough to send me a coupon for a free can of their various types of canned tuna. Let's see what lies under the lid.
For dinner I had to come up with something new. With my wife staying clear of most carbs I had to abandon my usual way of baking haddock for something a little different, but still familiar.
I was out of town one day this past October when I decided to try another fish market. Ipswich Shellfish is a well-known seafood wholesaler in my area, but I didn't realize that they had a fish market as well. When I got there I can see why it is highly rated in Google Reviews. … Continue reading Simple Grilled Swordfish: Simply Perfect
Thanks to the Gloucester Fresh Seafood program, my hometown is poised once again to be a leader in providing fresh, sustainable seafood. A growing list of restaurants, processors and fish markets are participating to market our locally caught fish with the "Gloucester Fresh" brand.
Bomster scallops are large, hand-shucked sea scallops that are vacuum-packed and flash frozen on the boat within an hour. Once thawed, these scallops are like you shucked them yourself!