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Seafood Savvy
4 New England – Approved Surf And Turf Recipes (+ Seafood Buying Tips)
If you want to bring an air of sophistication and celebration to your dinner table without spending hours in the kitchen, a surf and turf dinner ...
Seafood Savvy
Seafood Chowder 101: A Breakdown Of Recipes, Types, And History
Seafood chowder: you might think it a simple, hearty seafood stew — but it’s a little more wacky (and delicious!) than that. In fact, the chowder ...
Seafood Savvy
Maine vs. Connecticut Lobster Rolls: The 4 Big Differences
If you’re confused about the difference between the two main styles of lobster rolls, Maine and Connecticut, we’re here to clear up your ...
Seafood Savvy
How To Cook Shrimp: Boil, Grill, Bake Steam, Fry, and Sauté Shrimp
There are so many excellent ways to cook shrimp. These five shrimp cooking mini-guides will get you up and running in no time.
Seafood Savvy
Warm Water Lobster vs Cold Water Lobster: Which is Better for Cooking?
There are two common lobster varieties sold in the United States, cold water lobster and warm water lobster. But which one is better for the home ...
Holidays & Celebrations
The Best Seafood Gifts and Recipes Ideas for Every Holiday
It’s hard to think of a more celebratory meal than a fresh, juicy, and buttery lobster paired with sweet shrimp cocktail and a side of chowder. ...
New England Style
Lobster Tailgate Takeover: How to Host the Best Seafood Tailgating
Tailgate season is officially here, ladies and gentleman. This is the time of year where everybody parties outside the stadium in the parking ...
Seafood Savvy
Diagnosing Cheap Lobster: Mushy Meat, Discoloration, Fake Lobster, and More
Cheap lobster feel too good to be true? Here’s what to look out for to avoid buying lobster that you’ll soon regret—mushiness, fake lobster, and ...
New England Style
How to Pick the Perfect Beer Pairing for Lobster Rolls
Whenever summer rolls around, we New Englanders start thinking seafood — especially lobster rolls! Fresh Maine lobster tastes great any time of ...
Seafood Savvy
Rock vs Maine Lobster: What’s The Difference?
There are two main types of lobster found in North America: Rock vs Maine lobster. Discover the key differences (and which one is 1,000% better!) here.
Seafood Savvy
Shrimp 101: The Definitive Guide to Buying the Best Shrimp
America’s favorite shellfish…wait for it…Lobster? Nope. Try again. It’s shrimp! Shrimp represent more than a quarter of ...
Seafood Savvy
The 11 Most Popular Types Of Shrimp From Around The World
Let’s skip the industry jargon so you can find the best type of shrimp for your next seafood meal. Compare origins, flavors and textures, sizes, ...
Seafood Savvy
Shrimp Sizing Guide: Large, Jumbo, Colossal, And Beyond
We’re breaking down shrimp sizing in this comparison guide. Get to know colossal, jumbo, large, medium, and mini shrimp—then pick the perfect ...
Seafood Savvy
Lobster Bisque 101: How To Buy, Cook, And Enjoy Bisque
Is it possible to capture the sensory experience of homemade lobster bisque using mere mortal words? Nope. The buttery lobster flavor imparted ...