Seafood

Recipes, news, and all the ins and outs of the local seafood scene…

Here, you can read about what North Carolinians have been telling people for years. The best seafood on the Atlantic Seaboard comes from our own coast.

 

Springtime Sensations
in the Spring 2020 issue

The Surf Zone, Summer Spawning, and Seafood Sleuths
in the Spring 2020 issue

A Fish for All Occasions: A Quest for the Heart of the Local Seafood Lover
in the Autumn 2019 issue

Seasonal Specialties
in the Winter 2019 issue

The “Best Chef in the Triangle” Talks Carolina Cooking
in the Winter 2019 issue

Testing the Waters
in the Summer 2019 issue

From Sea to Table to You
in the Spring 2019 issue

Bon Voyage!
in the Winter 2018 issue

Summer’s Spread
in theSummer 2018 issue

Autumn Flavors That Bring Heat
in the Autumn 2017 issue

Developing New Seafood Products
in the Spring 2017 issue

Spreading the Word about Southern Oysters
in the Spring 2017 issue

Tastes from the Past Worth Repeating
in the Spring 2017 issue

Where There’s Smoke, There’s Grilled Seafood
in the Summer 2017 issue

As American as Southern Seafood
in the Winter 2017 issue

Developing Recipes, Nourishing the Community
in the Winter 2017 issue

Peek into Coastal North Carolina Research
in the Winter 2017 issue

Working Together: Communities Collaborate, Engage with Researchers
in the Holiday 2017 issue

Falling for Oysters
in the Holiday 2017 issue

A Little of This, A Little of That: Variety is the Spice of Seafood
in the Autumn 2016 issue

All Flavor, No Sweat
in the Summer 2016 issue

Flora of the Coastal Plain
in the Summer 2016 issue

Researchers Reach Into Communities
in the Summer 2016 issue

Ride the Currents
in the Summer 2016 issue

Expanding Consumer Palates
in the Spring 2016 issue

Blue Holiday, Flavor Included
in the Holiday 2016 issue

Growing Oysters at Home in Coastal North Carolina
in the Holiday 2016 issue

Making North Carolina Oysters Safer
in the Holiday 2016 issue

Spicing it Up
in the Holiday 2016 issue

Trapping and Tasting an Invader
in the Holiday 2015 issue

Fresh From the Farm
in the Winter 2015 issue

Food Fish, Good Fish
in theAutumn 2015 issue

A Sturgeon Primer
in the Spring 2015 issue

Resurrecting Sturgeon: Infusing New Flavors Into Old Favorite
in the Spring 2015 issue

Sturgeon Recipes
in the Spring 2015 issue

Throwback Tasting
in the Spring 2015 issue

Shining the Spotlight on Flounder
in the Autumn 2014 issue

Taming the Trout: Burgers Go Fishing
in the Autumn 2014 issue

Bring Your Own Knives:
Shucking at the Varnamtown Oyster Roast

in the Winter 2014 issue

All Wrapped Up
in the Holiday 2014 issue

Gifts From The Sea
in the Holiday 2014 issue

In From the Cold: Fresh vs. Frozen Seafood
in the Holiday 2014 issue

Moving Fish: Supply and Demand in North Carolina’s Seafood Industry
in the Holiday 2014 issue

A Center for Growing Seafood, Testing Ideas
in the Winter 2013 issue

Broiled Oysters
in the Winter 2013 issue

From Sheepshead to Softshells: North Carolina’s James Beard Award Contenders Talk Local Seafood
in the Spring 2013 issue

Ingesting Invaders: Serving Up Lionfish
in the Autumn 2013 issue

How to Dress and Fillet Lion Fish
in the Autumn 2013 issue

Hunting for Quicksilver: Testing Local Seafood for Mercury
in the Summer 2012 issue

Healthy Seafood Choices
in the Summer 2012 issue

Fish Ashore
in the Autumn 2012 issue

Wrapped Up for the Holidays
in the Holiday 2012 issue

Audience Judges Select Winning Shrimp and Grits
in the Holiday 2012 issue

And the Survey Says: Local Seafood Reigns
in the Winter 2011 issue

Coastal Wild Edibles: Stalking the Wild Sea Lettuce
in the Summer 2011 issue

Tar Heel Blue Crabs: Still the State’s Most Valuable Seafood
in the Autumn 2011 issue

Start Your Appetites: Fall for Food, Fun and Festivities
in the Autumn 2011 issue

Enjoy Autumn’s Bounty
in the Autumn 2011 issue

Serve Up Seasonal Offerings
in the Holiday 2011 issue

Education on a Plate Served with a Dash of Local Pride
in the Autumn 2010 issue

Fresh Seafood Ideas: Autumn Catch
in the Autumn 2010 issue

Celebrating Local Seafood
in the Holiday 2010 issue

Seafood Soups: A Fine Kettle of Fish & Shellfish
in the Winter 2009 issue

Scrumptious Snapper: Steamed, Poached, Fried or Marinated
in the Spring 2009 issue

Seafood: Fresh & Local
in the Summer 2009 issue

New Blog Features Fresh Seafood Ideas and More
in the Holiday 2009 issue

Take a Crab to Lunch or Dinner
in the Early Summer 2008 issue

Recognizing Quality At Your Local Seafood Counter
in the Autumn 2008 issue

Curbing the Import Appetite: Selling American Shrimp in the U.S. Market
in the Winter 2007 issue

Russian “Fish Yard” Boasts Seafood Bounty
in the Winter 2006 issue

Microwaving: Fast Results for Surimi Testing
in the High Season 2006 issue

Flounder Feast
in the Holiday 2006 issue

Onboard Handling Techniques Key to Safer Seafood
in the Early Summer 2005 issue

Carteret Catch: New Marketing Project Promotes Local Seafood
in the Holiday 2005 issue

Maritime Morsels: Shellfish Expo Features Clam, Oyster Dishes
in the Holiday 2005 issue

Value-Added Products Boost Sales at Seafood Companies
in the Spring 2004 issue

Shrimp: A Favorite Catch
in the High Season 2004 issue

Seafood Appetizers: Fresh from the Start
in the Autumn 2003 issue

Maritime Morsels: Shucking Oysters, Clams Like a Pro
in the Winter 2002 issue

Catch It and Cook It
in the Early Summer 2002 issue

North Carolina Seafood Processors Go Global
in the Autumn 2002 issue

Sea Science: Quality Key to International Seafood Standards
in the Autumn 2002 issue

Seafood Dishes are Tasty Holiday Fare
in the Holiday 2002 issue

Maritime Morsels: Seafood is Heart Food
in the Winter 2001 issue

Maritime Marinades: Chemistry in the Kitchen
in the Holiday 2001 issue

 

lead photo courtesy of Jared Kay, VisitNC.com