Bay Scallop Fishing Returns

November 26, 2010 | David Green

seafood traditions After two years of extremely low harvest followed by closure for three years, scallop fishing reopened in limited areas of North Carolina over the past two years. Based on new data presented by…

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Spicy Seafood Gumbo

November 12, 2010 | Joyce Taylor

another fresh seafood idea Seafood is a Southern tradition. Early on, Southerners established a tradition of fish and shellfish cookery.  A diversity of waters—bayous, bays, streams, sounds and the Atlantic Ocean—produced a diversity of foods…

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How Safe is Seafood?

November 12, 2010 | David Green

seafood is safe to eat Seafood in the United States is now safer than ever, in part due to a federally mandated inspection program that began in 1997. HACCP, or Hazard Analysis and Critical Control…

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Judging Seafood Quality is Easy

November 12, 2010 | Barry Nash

how to select, handle, clean and store seafood How can you judge whether the retailer you buy seafood from is reputable?  In part, you can assess your retailer’s commitment to wholesome product by knowing the…

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Seasonings – Spices and Root Vegetables

October 29, 2010 | David Green

tips from the kitchen Spices are the bark, root, fruit, berry or seeds of plants. Like herbs, spices such as pepper and ginger are very compatible with seafood. Both black and white peppercorns are quite…

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