How Long Should I Cook Fish and How Do I Know When It’s Done?

November 28, 2009 | Joyce Taylor

methods of preparation When cooking fillets, steaks or gutted whole fish, measure the fish at its thickest point. Cook 10 minutes per inch based on the thickest point. Adjust cooking time accordingly if fish is…

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Method of Cooking Affects Heart Health Benefits of Omega-3s

November 28, 2009 | David Green

seafood is health food Fish is health food and many individuals are eating fish to gain heart-heath benefits provided by omega-3 fatty acids. According to the American Heart Association, studies have suggested that eating omega-3…

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The Biology of Red and Gag Grouper

November 28, 2009 | Barry Nash

north carolina fisheries Both gag and red grouper are important species for North Carolina commercial and recreational fishermen.  Adult gag grouper inhabit coastal waters from North Carolina to Brazil and are found in the Gulf…

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I’m confused about mercury contamination; should I skip fish altogether?

November 28, 2009 | David Green

seafood is safe to eat Recent studies on the pros and cons of fish consumption clearly show that avoiding fish altogether in your diet is risking your health. Everyone should aim to have two servings…

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Sautéed Sea Bass with Lemon-Tarragon Sauce

November 8, 2009 | Joyce Taylor

another fresh seafood idea A number of saltwater fish are called sea bass, but not all of them are members of the bass family. For example, white bass is actually in the drum family. The…

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