Steamed Snapper Fillets and Cilantro and White Wine Sauce

May 7, 2014 | Vanda Lewis

another fresh seafood idea Steaming offers one of the best┬ápreparation methods for accenting the natural taste of seafood. The delicate textures and pure flavors are enhanced because the seafood cooks in its own liquid. Steaming…

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Nutrition Leaders: Vera Gaskins

April 21, 2014 | Vanda Lewis

Marrying a weekend angler in 1961 brought Vera Gaskins abruptly, but willingly, into the world of cooking seafood. A New Bern native, her husband, Walter, grew up by the water and fished every chance he got. He once even made the local paper Down East for reeling in two tarpon one year, as well as king mackerels and trout, his favorite.

Shrimp Curry

April 7, 2014 | Vanda Lewis

another fresh seafood idea When shopping for shrimp, look for those that are firm and not slippery. Bewareof shrimp that are bright pink or red. They have a “cooked” appearance due to not being properly…

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Nutrition Leaders: Judy Blessing

March 31, 2014 | Vanda Lewis

Cod and canned tuna were about the only fish dishes on Judy Blessing’s menus before moving South. “Being from a Catholic family, I can remember eating fish every Friday,” recalls the Athol, Mass., native. “We only had cod with tartar sauce or tuna casserole. Nothing fancy.” Plus, she wasn’t allowed in the kitchen, either, except to do the dishes.

Baked Scallops

March 17, 2014 | Vanda Lewis

another fresh seafood idea In Greek mythology, the love goddess Aphrodite rose from the sea and was borne across the water on a scallop shell. The Roman goddess Venus was born from a┬áscallop shell. Since…

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