Carolina Mud Bugs (Freshwater Crayfish)

March 18, 2011 | David Green

north carolina fisheries Crayfish are eaten worldwide. Like other edible crustaceans, only a small portion of the crayfish is edible. In most prepared dishes, such as soups, bisques and étouffées, only the tail portion is…

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Composition of Selected Finfish

March 4, 2011 | David Green

seafood is health food Fish and shellfish pack healthy amounts of protein, polyunsaturated fat and omega-3 fatty acids. At the same time, they are low in total fat, saturated fat, sodium, calories and cholesterol. To…

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Herbs – Savory

February 18, 2011 | David Green

tips from the kitchen Many herbs and spices are compatible with fish and shellfish, including basil, bay leaves, celery seed, chives, fennel, mustard, parsley, rosemary and savory –  just to name a few. Savory is,…

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Educate, Don’t Frighten Consumers

February 4, 2011 | David Green

seafood is safe to eat Seafood is an important part of a healthy diet because it is a good source of high-quality protein, is generally low in calories and fat, and has Omega-3 fatty acids…

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Seafood Dietary Guidelines

February 4, 2011 | David Green

seafood is health food Mean intake of seafood in the United States is approximately 3 1/2 ounces per week, and increased intake is recommended. Seafood contributes a range of nutrients, notably the omega-3 fatty acids,…

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