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Underutilized Fish: What’s not to love?
Gulf of Maine Redfish, Atlantic Winter Skate and West Coast Dover Sole populations may be thriving, but neither fishermen nor consumers are paying them much attention. In most years, only a small percentage of the allowable catch of these fish are taken. Add to that the fact that some, like skate, are considered bycatch. Plus, Lobstermen use the majority of Gulf of Maine Redfish landed as lobster bait. These are some seriously underutilized species that, like Rodney Dangerfield, get no respect. Underutilized Species are Good for Your Palette, Your Pocketbook and Your Planet A shift in demand, even a little, from...
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Different Cuts of Fish: Which Should I Buy?
There are quite a few different ways to cut fish, and many different cuts of fish go under varied names or are specific to certain types of fish. So what cuts of fish should you look for when you are shopping, eating in a restaurant, or buying fish online? Why should you buy a fish steak vs fillet? In this article we will explain different cuts of fish and help you decide which ones to buy. Fillet When it comes to types of fish cuts, the fillet reigns supreme. It is the most common form of fish butchery. There are...
FQA: Fish Questions Answered, Vol. 5
In today's episode of Fish Questions Answered, Helen Stonhill, our Marketing Deckhand, answers two of your excellent questions about ... you guessed it ... fish! If you have a question for Helen, and would like her to answer it in this column, simply email your question to email@example.com. How Long Will Fish Last In My Freezer? Dear Helen, How long will fish last in my freezer? — Frosty in Phoenix Dear Frosty, It depends if you are talking about fish you freeze yourself at home, or fish purchased from Sea to Table. Sea to Table fish are flash frozen immediately after landing. Flash...
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Frozen is the New Fresh
The Cold Never Bothered Us Anyway Let’s just stop with frozen fish snobbery. Frozen food suffers from the stigma of the highly processed...the hot pockets, the pizza rolls...and it’s hard to shake a reputation like that. But Foodies should think twice about bypassing the freezer when looking for the freshest and tastiest fish. Let it go and embrace flash freezing for the almost perfect preservation method it is. From taste to nutrition to responsibility, frozen wins. Taste & Quality: With 95% of all seafood consumed in the US being imported, “Fresh” May not be as fresh as you think… especially...