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Amberjack Steaks with Almond Tapenade Recipe

4 tbsp olive oil 2 cloves garlic ¼ cup toasted almonds, chopped ¼ cup chopped Kalamata olives ½ cup halved cherry tomatoes salt and pepper Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil over medium high heat in a non-stick skillet. Pat amberjack … Continue reading

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Tomatoes and Seafood are a Summer Hit

We all know summer is in full swing when it’s tomato time at the farmers market. What are some ways that tomatoes and seafood go great together? For this blog post we will skip traditional tomato sauces that can survive … Continue reading

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Bluefin Tuna

RECENT CATCH INFO: Bluefin Tuna landed @ Wanchese, NC Catch Method: pole n troll Bluefin has a distinctive flavor. With its high fat content, it is especially prized for sushi and sashimi. U.S. wild-caught western Atlantic bluefin tuna is a … Continue reading

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Skillet NC Speckled Trout, Warm Almond-Caper Vinaigrette with Cauliflower “Grits”

recipe by Ricky Moore, Chef and Owner of SALTBOX Seafood Joint, Durham, NC Serves 4 Ingredients: 1/4 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley 1/4 cup toasted almond 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided 1 tablespoon grated lemon rind 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh … Continue reading

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Oyster Chowder Recipe

Great recipe for cold weather! Recommended by a Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market customer http://cooking.nytimes.com/recipes/6460-oyster-chowder

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All we are saying, is give Bluefish a chance

Bluefish has a bad rap. It has a legendary reputation for being the “fishiest” fish around. This is due to a chemical compound in the fish that degrades when exposed to air and warmth over time. Since it is so … Continue reading

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Florida Pompano

RECENT CATCH INFO Fish Landed @ Ocracoke, NC Catch Method: pound net Pompano is an excellent eating fish with a medium flavor. The firm flesh is well suited for pan, grill or oven. RECIPES Pompano In Parchment Paper: An American … Continue reading

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Kent’s Picks: Simple Whole Fish Recipe

Kent tried this out using whole Whiting (Kingfish), and it was delicious! 2 whole Whiting (or other whole fish ~1#) scaled & gutted 2 TBS melted butter Salt & pepper Directions: Put salt & melted butter inside & outside fish. … Continue reading

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Kent’s Picks: Pink Snapper and Triggerfish

Kent (Locals Staff) had great success with this recipe using Pink Snapper (Red Porgy) and Triggerfish. Ingredients 4 snapper fillets, 6 ounces each 2 tablespoons olive oil Salt and freshly ground pepper 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 large onion, finely … Continue reading

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Make Your Own Shrimp Stock

Fourth of July has come and gone which means one thing in North Carolina—Shrimp season is here at last. Each year we like to help customers get the most out of their fresh shrimp. This summer we are focused on … Continue reading

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