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Ode to Copper River Salmon

I won this jar of Copper River Smoked Salmon in a Haiku contest sponsered by Copper River Salmon on Facebook. Season with pink salt Kiss the pan with olive oil [...]

May 31st, 2011|Categories: A Minute with Maureen, Fish Tips|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Ode to Copper River Salmon

From The Market to the Table: Blackened Swordfish recipe

Fresh Florida swordfish was available at Whole Foods Market and it also happened to be the freshest looking fish in the case. So following my hard and fast rules for buying seafood(keep an [...]

May 26th, 2011|Categories: Fish Tips, Seafood Recipes|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on From The Market to the Table: Blackened Swordfish recipe

Fresh Scallop Appetizer: Inspiration from Tiny’s and The Bar Upstairs

In my blog series, "Who's In the Kitchen?", I ask the question "What inspires you?" Over the coarse of many interviews, I'm pleasantly surprised to learn that it's not an easy [...]

April 25th, 2011|Categories: Fish Tips, Seafood Recipes|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Fresh Scallop Appetizer: Inspiration from Tiny’s and The Bar Upstairs

How to Buy Fresh Seafood: A Shopper’s Guide in 3 Easy Steps

Do you ever wonder where food bloggers get their ideas? Well this post materialized over a glass of wine at happy hour. Imagine that? I attended the Food Blog Forum this past weekend [...]

April 11th, 2011|Categories: Fish Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on How to Buy Fresh Seafood: A Shopper’s Guide in 3 Easy Steps

One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish?

We're all familiar with the saying, "One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish," from Dr. Seuss. But how often do we actually get to see, let alone eat Blue [...]

March 28th, 2011|Categories: Fish Tips|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish?

Florida East Coast Oysters

Sometimes you find a pearl when you least expect it. Oakhill, Florida, is a tiny city on the map in Central Florida. It considered a "bedroom" community on the East coast [...]

March 22nd, 2011|Categories: Fish Tips|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Florida East Coast Oysters

Slow Food Orlando Launches Florida Seafood Event at Cape Canaveral

Slow Fish: From Sea to Table Join Slow  Food Orlando on Saturday, February 26, 2011 for a behind the scenes tour of  Wild Ocean Seafood Market’s working dock, [...]

February 23rd, 2011|Categories: A Minute with Maureen, Fish Tips|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Slow Food Orlando Launches Florida Seafood Event at Cape Canaveral

Sustainable seafood-One species at a time. Swordfish

  Now, more than ever, I want to eat local food, don't you? I think we have a need and a desire to cook better, lose weight and eat responsibly-read sustainable. I [...]

February 16th, 2011|Categories: Fish Tips, Seafood Recipes|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Sustainable seafood-One species at a time. Swordfish
  • Calamari with garlic and toasted walnuts

Garlic-Walnut Calamari

Love eating calamari when you eat out? Want to have it when you eat in, save money and calories, but don't know how to cook it? I had this [...]

January 17th, 2011|Categories: Fish Tips, Seafood Recipes|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Garlic-Walnut Calamari

Umami: The fifth taste

Image via Wikipedia Food used to be simple. Grow it, hunt for it, fish for it, cook it, eat it. Enjoy it, talk about it, share it, write about it. [...]

December 23rd, 2010|Categories: A Minute with Maureen, Fish Tips|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Umami: The fifth taste
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