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Red Wine with Fish? Go Ahead, Break Some Rules

Red Wine with Fish? Go Ahead, Break Some Rules

Go on, think outside the winebox. Color outside the lines for once. Do something daring like pairing red wine with fish (gasp). Like wearing white after Labor Day or wearing stripes with plaid, the old trope “white wine with fish, red wine with meat” is as outdated as shopping malls and land lines. Pairing Basics Wine Enthusiast magazine explains the importance of texture, which is defined by cooking method, when pairing wine with seafood. The same fish prepared differently could go with either red or white -- it all depends on how you cook it and what texture it obtains....

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Go Roman or Go Romantic for Valentines Day: Goat or Lobster, it's Your Choice

Go Roman or Go Romantic for Valentines Day: Goat or Lobster, it's Your Choice

Ah, Valentines day. A day for flowers, chocolates, champagne, and candlelit meals worthy of the shrine upon which your sweetie sits. So much is expected. So much to be done in one day that it’s perhaps why the precursor to Valentine’s Day, the ancient Roman festival of Lupercalia, took up an entire three days. What Lupercalia and Valentine’s day have in common is that people do things that are bold, give things that are romantic, and eat something special. The Festival Of Lupercalia Lupercalia was observed in the city of Rome every year from the 13th to 15th of February....

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Are You Suffering from Tilapia Fatigue?

Are You Suffering from Tilapia Fatigue?

We're All Tired of Tilapia. Fortunately, Sea to Table Can Help. Tilapia is popular for good reason—it’s inexpensive and widely available, plus it "goes with everything." Like a chameleon, tilapia blends almost seamlessly with other ingredients, absorbing the flavor of everything it’s cooked with. People who don’t generally like fish like tilapia because it is so unassertive to be almost tasteless. People who like fish tend to dislike tilapia for the same reason! But tilapia’s ability to absorb flavors from whatever it is swimming in can work against it, resulting in the “earthy” (a polite term) flavor of some imported...

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The Truth about Pacific Cod

The Truth about Pacific Cod

Recent media accounts have cast the sustainability of Alaskan Pacific Cod in doubt. Here’s what you need to know. In Early December, NPR published an article with the alarming headline “Alaska Cod Fishery Closes And Industry Braces For Ripple Effect”. Almost immediately, we started hearing from some of our customers and clients with questions about the availability and sustainability of Sea to Table Alaskan Pacific Cod.  We, too, were taken off guard by the headline, which when taken out of context to its accompanying story read like an alarm bell to the entire Alaskan cod fishery. In truth only a...

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