Crab Pot Christmas Trees – A True “Down East” Innovation

December 10, 2010 | Barry Nash

seafood traditions The area east of Beaufort, NC where a number of central coastal fishing communities are located is known by the locals as “Down East.”  Here the crabbing industry was once a primary source…

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Garnishes – Endive

December 10, 2010 | David Green

tips from the kitchen It’s time to enjoy an elegant member of the lettuce family — endive. Often called the queen of vegetables, American grown Belgian-style endive is a delicious part of healthy eating. Endives…

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Heavenly Broiled Scallops

November 26, 2010 | Joyce Taylor

another fresh seafood idea Scallops—and their shells—are prominent symbols in literature as far back as Greek and Roman mythology. The apostle St. James wore the scallop shell as his emblem. We have two species of…

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Atlantic Sea and Bay Scallops

November 26, 2010 | Barry Nash

north carolina fisheries Sea scallops are found in the Northwest Atlantic Ocean from Newfoundland, Canada to Cape Hatteras, North Carolina.  Sea scallops are very prolific.  A single scallop can generate up to 270 million eggs…

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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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