Crispy Flounder Fillets

February 21, 2010 | Joyce Taylor

another fresh seafood idea “Frying” has almost become a dirty word in recent years, and much of the criticism is deserved. We know that grease-laden foods add unnecessary fat and calories.  But our bodies need…

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Vicki Harrison, Retail Market Operator, Hatteras, NC

February 21, 2010 | Pam Morris

seafood traditions Vicki Harrison (VH) of Hatteras, NC talks with Pam Morris (PM) about the snapper/grouper fishery. PM: What is your name and where were you born? VH: Vicki Harrison, Dallas, TX PM: Tell us…

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Amount of Fish to Buy and to Serve

February 2, 2010 | David Green

tips from the kitchen Fish recipes generally call for a number of fillets or steaks rather than weight. The reason for this is simple. Countless people look at fish and ask for a certain number…

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Hearty Clam Chowder

January 20, 2010 | Joyce Taylor

another fresh seafood idea Available year-round, the native hard clam, or quahog, has always been a coastal favorite. Clams may be bought in the shell or shucked. Those in the shell should be heavy and…

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Eating Raw and Partially Cooked Seafood

January 20, 2010 | David Green

It’s always best to cook seafood thoroughly to minimize the risk of foodborne illness. However, if you choose to eat raw or partially cooked fish and shellfish anyway, there are some things you should know.