Category Archives: Seafood INFO

Stones Bay Oysters

CATCH INFO: Shellfish Cultivated near Sneads Ferry, NC Grower: Matthew & Kimberly Schwab – Hold Fast Oyster Co. Cultivation Method: bottom cages TASTING NOTES NOSE: Inviting and fresh with hints of salty seawater. BODY: Moderate brine that doesn’t overwhelm the … Continue reading

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Pamlico Bounty Oysters

CATCH INFO: Shellfish Cultivated in Pamlico River, NC Growers: Robbie Mercer & Ivan Ireland Cultivation Method: Floating Cages >> VIDEO: Raw Oyster Shucking Techniques

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Fall Seafood Selection

Fall is an excellent time for NC Seafood. We see many well known favorites along with lesser known species. It’s a great time to try something new like Dogfish, Mullet or King Mackerel!

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Bell’s Reef Oysters

HARVEST INFO: Shellfish Cultivated in North River, NC Grower: Michael Starks Cultivation Method: Bottom Cages >> VIDEO: Raw Oyster Shucking Techniques Saltier cousin of Chadwick Creek Oysters. Chadwick Creek provides Bell’s with seed and gear. Bell’s Reef have a nice, … Continue reading

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Spadefish

RECENT CATCH INFO: Fish landed @ Wanchese, NC Catch Method: Gill Net

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Lawton Point Oysters

CATCH INFO: Newport River – Morehead City, NC Catch Method: Hand-tonged

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Squid

Catch Info: Squid Landed @ Beaufort, NC Catch Method: trawl How to Clean Squid – Food 52 Sautéed Calamari with Parsley and Garlic Five-Spice Crisp-Fried Squid Recipe – NYT Cooking Garlic-and-Herb-Braised Squid

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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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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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All in The Same Family: Porgies and Breams

You may see Jolthead Porgy, Red Porgy, or other local porgies in our fresh selection in a given week. If you have never heard of a Porgy, you may have heard the name Bream. Sea Bream is a popular fish … Continue reading

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