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Lobster Tales: The Secret Life of Lobsters

Lobster Tales: The Secret Life of Lobsters

Everyone loves lobster. It goes as well with candlelight and champagne as it does with sunshine and beer. But have you ever wondered about the secret lives of these tasty crustaceans? Lobsters are as fascinating as they are delicious.  Prisoners and Goats Lobsters weren’t always the luxury food they are today. In colonial times, Lobsters were so plentiful along the New England coast that they would wash ashore in piles and were gathered by hand and fed to prisoners, servants and goats. Lobster did not begin to be treated as a luxury food until the advent of train travel. Train...

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FQA: Fish Questions Answered, Vol. 4

FQA: Fish Questions Answered, Vol. 4

In today's episode of Fish Questions Answered, Helen Stonhill, our Marketing Deckhand, answers three 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, just send her an email at support@sea2table.com. What Is Your Mildest Fish, and Why is Some Fish "Fishy"? Dear Helen,  What is the mildest fish you have, because I love fish when it’s not fishy.  — Love and Loathing in Las Vegas Dear Vegas, There is really only one reason that fish could taste fishy.  Simple answer: It’s not fresh. Long Scientific Answer:...

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FQA: Fish Questions Answered, Vol. 3

FQA: Fish Questions Answered, Vol. 3

Here we answer all your searing questions about fish, from the mundane to the metaphysical, from recipes to randoms. We’ll dispense guidance and advice to help you navigate the piscine part of your existence just like Dear Abby, if Abby were obsessed with fish. Speaking of obsessed with fish, FQA is dished out by Helen Stonhill, our Marketing Deckhand. Helen splits her time between Sea to Table and her duties as a real deckhand on the F/V Mabel out of Charleston, Oregon. If you would like to have Helen answer a question in this column, just send her an email at support@sea2table.com....

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Frozen is the New Fresh

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...

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