It has been realized for some time now, that what these species represent are an underutilized resource that, if managed correctly, could help our world-wide seafood dilemma.
It has been a while since I reviewed a frozen seafood product from my hometown's Gorton's of Gloucester. My father, who works for Gorton's brought me a package of their Pub Style Beer Batter Cod not too long ago and I've been waiting to give it a try. Problem was, I was getting acclimated to... Continue Reading →
As reported in the Gloucester Daily Times, the Marine Stewardship Council has just awarded their coveted blue eco-label to a partnership between Atlantic Trawlers Fishing and Gloucester's Fisherman's Wharf. Now haddock, pollock and redfish (ocean perch) caught in the Gulf of Maine and Georges Bank, and landed at Fisherman's Wharf, will carry MSC certification. I... Continue Reading →
What happened to spring? Do you all remember spring? These days it seems like one day I'm wearing my winter coat to work and turning on the heat, the next I'm in shorts. Today was one of those summer days where you just want to drink at the beach all day...except it is the first... Continue Reading →
I've been on a fish sandwich kick lately. I recently visited world-famous Woodman's in Essex for a cheap and delicious lunch and shortly after I was in the mood for another fish sandwich. My dad, who you may remember works for Gorton's came to the rescue with a package of one of their newer products:... Continue Reading →
The recent family vacation started off wonderful, but unfortunately ended with my wife, kid and myself infected with strep throat. The heat, crowds and growing bacteria in our bodies tried to crush our spirits but we pushed through and had lots of fun. The Disney experience is more micro-managed by The Mouse than ever in... Continue Reading →
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 →
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 →