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 →
So it's National Seafood Month, and what have I done? Well, not much actually in the way of buying seafood, but I have been doing research. I've been trying various types of canned tuna for a possible future post and I'm also doing some research into "underutilized species" beyond my local area to hopefully create... Continue Reading →
Summer is officially over here on Cape Ann and we finished it off the right way with the 34th annual Gloucester Schooner Festival. This is the most important weekend of the year for those of us in the sailing and maritime heritage community and this year is one we will remember for a long time.... Continue Reading →
I have a busy week ahead with regular work, two history sails aboard the Schooner Ardelle and the Gloucester Schooner Festival this weekend. This may be the only night where I can make something good. Plus, the wife started a new career today and what better way to celebrate than with a fish dinner! The... Continue Reading →
In early 2000 when I was nearly finished with my undergrad work in Cultural Anthropology, I started having gastrointestinal problems. At first it was chalked up to diverticulitis, but test, after test, after test, nothing was seen. Since several GI specialists could not find the reason for my abdominal pain and changing bathroom habits, my... Continue Reading →
Sometimes you just have to spoil yourself....after some really busy days at the Essex Shipbuilding Museum and a sold out Gloucester History sail aboard Schooner Ardelle, I felt I deserved a treat. It's been months since I last had fried clams and working in the epicenter of "clam row" can be torture as I get... Continue Reading →
The 91st St. Peter's Fiesta wrapped up Sunday night here in Gloucester. The intense heat may have kept some of the crowds away but didn't stop us in the local Sicilian-American community from living it up like we've been doing every year since 1927. This annual feast in honor of the patron saint of fishermen... Continue Reading →