Category Archives: Seafood INFO

Lawton Point Oysters

CATCH INFO: Shellfish cultivated in Morehead City, NC Grower: Steve Weeks Cultivation Method: Hand-tonged, relay to garden

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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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Florida Pompano

RECENT CATCH INFO Fish Landed @ Beaufort, 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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Striped Bass – Pamlico Aquaculture Facility

RECENT CATCH INFO: Fish raised in Aurora, NC Grower: NC State University: Pamlico Aquaculture Facility Striped bass (aka rockfish) is high in protein and low in calories – a 3 oz serving has 15g of protein and just 80 calories. … Continue reading

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Harvestfish (Star Butterfish)

RECENT CATCH INFO: Fish landed @ Wanchese, NC Catch Method: Pound Net American Harvestfish is a small fish, generally eight inches in length. The Harvestfish is also known locally by other such names as “Starbutterfish” or more simply “Butterfish.” The … Continue reading

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Carolina Pearls – Newport River Oysters

CATCH INFO: Shellfish Cultivated near Beaufort, NC Grower: Teresa and Perry Bayer Cultivation Method: floating cages >> VIDEO: Raw Oyster Shucking Techniques Carolina Pearls – sustainably grown in the Newport River near Beaufort, NC #briny #sweetfinish #NCseafood A photo posted … Continue reading

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Seafood Health Concerns

There is no shortage of information on the topic of mercury, PCBs, and other toxins in seafood. Research indicates that the level of pollution varies from one place to another. The best thing to do is consult local resources for … Continue reading

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