BEST WINES FOR SEAFOOD

Pairing wine with seafood isn’t a difficult task. Think in terms of weight and substance—delicate raw fish and light, briny shellfish go best with equally delicate, light white wines. Similarly, a piece of grilled swordfish will go better with a richer, more substantial white (and if the fish is served with, say, a red-wine reduction,…

ULTIMATE SHELLFISH HOW-TO

If you’re a seafood lover and have never cooked clams at home, it may seem like a bit of a production to get at the relatively small amounts of meat contained within their shells. Harvesting the meat from mollusks is a little more involved than obtaining the relatively big chunks of flesh that you can…

TIPS ON BUYING FRESH FISH

Whether it is wild sockeye salmon in the Pacific Northwest, pompano in the Caribbean, or carp in China, the freshness of the fish you are buying is very important. Fish are delicate creatures and begin to deteriorate as soon as they are lifted from the water. If you’re hoping to get your family hooked on…

GRILLED LOBSTER TAILS

Grilled Lobster Tails with Garlic Butter – smoky delicious lobster tails topped with garlic butter. Lobster tails have never tasted so good before! Ingredients: Lobster tail(s) Skewer(s) – one per lobster tail ¼ stick of butter per lobster tail 1 clove of garlic per tail 1 tsp of lemon juice per tail salt pepper Instructions…

EASY BAKED SALMON

It doesn’t get much easier than this Baked Salmon recipe with a garlic, lemon, and dill butter sauce. All it takes is five ingredients and twenty minutes of your time. So simple, so flavorful! Salmon is tied with tuna for the most widely consumed fish in the United States. That’s kind of a big deal….

INSALATA DI MARE

Italy’s classic light salad of gently cooked and marinated seafood including shrimp, squid, scallops, and mussels, with lemon juice, olive oil, parsley, and subtle spices. Marinating the scallops in lemon juice “cooks” them like a ceviche, maintaining their tender texture and sweet flavor, while steamed mussels create a bright, flavorful broth for poaching the rest of…