Shellfish

Party Food All-Star: The Ultimate Gulf Blue Crab Gratin

Hosting a crowd? Grab some crab and get cracking.
May 22, 2015 12:00 pm
gulf blue crab gratin recipe

The best blue crab you’ve ever eaten isn’t frozen or imported. It’s right here in the good old US of A — just ask any aficionado. Specifically, it can be found along the nutrient-rich Gulf Coast, which is home to plump, meaty shellfish in extraordinary abundance. This gratin showcases blue crab at its best (or, you might say, one of its many bests). 

Lemon-Herb Gulf Shrimp With Dilled Orzo Recipe

Bright citrusy orzo, plump Gulf shrimp: perfection
May 7, 2015 3:00 pm
shrimp with dill orzo

The best shrimp you’ve ever eaten isn’t frozen or imported — it’s right here in the States. Specifically along the nutrient-rich Gulf Coast, which is home to so much meaty shellfish. Perfect example: this picnic-friendly shrimp and orzo salad. Spoiler alert: There's no way to make this dish once. Second spoiler alert: It’s even better the next day. 

Valentine's Day Practice Round: 10 Sexy Shellfish Recipes To Love

Sensual shellfish dishes to spark that fire
Feb 10, 2015 4:00 pm

You've heard it before, and not just from us: Shellfish is sexy. Not a little sexy. Flat-out, drop-dead, deliciously sexy. Treat this delicate protein nicely and there's a big reward in it for you. We've got pretty little shrimp, scallops, clams, mussels and more over pasta, in a pot for two or simply spread sensuously on toast. Spread? You'll see. It's a surprise. 

A Casual Reminder That Right Now, Oyster Season Is So On

7 preparations for our favorite seasonal food
Dec 18, 2014 2:00 pm

True, you’ve got holidays on all your minds. You might not even be sitting at a desk right now, and have holiday partying on the mind. (Lucky!) But you might want to forget about the candy canes and latkes for a second and realize that, for many of you, this is the time to be eating oysters. It's no myth: oysters really do taste better in months that end in 'r' (and into January as well). Here are some easy recipes.

Goa Curry Mussels Hot Pot Recipe

Steamy, spicy South Indian mussels with coconut
Dec 3, 2014 2:00 pm

Chefs Ron Oliver and Bernard Guillas of the renowned Marine Room in La Jolla, CA have released the follow-up to their popular self-published cookbook, Two Chefs, One World. Their new book, Two Chefs, One Catch, focuses exclusively on the bounty of the sea, and how to prepare it masterfully for every fish lover you know.

10 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Oysters

Remember the 3 A's: aphrodisiac, absinthe, America
Nov 26, 2014 11:00 am

Oysters. People either love them or hate them, but rarely do oysters garner a simple "meh." Yet, surprisingly there is a lot we don't know about this tasty, slimy and expensive bivalve, save for the idea that you eat them raw, with champagne and that pregnant ladies aren't allowed to join in. To help shed some light, here are 10 facts about these molluscs. 

Prosciutto Wrapped Oysters Recipe

Give fresh, seasonal oysters the royal treatment
Nov 13, 2014 5:00 pm

Chefs Ron Oliver and Bernard Guillas of the renowned Marine Room in La Jolla, CA have released the follow-up to their popular self-published cookbook, Two Chefs, One World. Their new book, Two Chefs, One Catch, focuses exclusively on the bounty of the sea, and how to prepare it masterfully for every fish lover you know.  

Ben Pollinger's Crab-Stuffed Roasted Lobster Recipe

Let's let the master teach us how to stuff lobster
Nov 7, 2014 3:30 pm

No food library is complete without a truly great fish cookbook. Thankfully, chef Ben Pollinger's latest masterpiece, School of Fish, teaches the skills you need to from "occasional salmon maker" to confident seafood cook. You too can make stuffed lobster, thanks to this spectacular recipe.

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