What are Littleneck Clams?

Littleneck clams are one of our favorite Maine mollusks! The coast of Maine is home to a variety of tasty seafood options, from crustaceans to mollusks. But what is does the phrase “littleneck clam” mean? About hard shell clams Referred to by different names depending on their size, the littleneck is one size of the… Read more »

The Three Main Types of Cold-Water Lobster

fresh cold-water lobster

Lobsters have evolved to survive both warm climates and cold climates, but it is cold-water lobsters that we are most familiar with. These are the lobsters that show up in our local grocery stores and markets. However, not all cold-water lobsters are the same. While very similar, these lobsters can vary in size, taste, and more… Read more »

Can You Freeze Uncooked Lobster?

Here is a question that many people ask.  Can you freeze both cooked lobster and uncooked lobster to enjoy at a later date?  The short answer to this question is no, you cannot freeze uncooked lobster.  Here is why: The meat will stick When you freeze and thaw uncooked lobster, the meat sticks to the… Read more »

Three Simple Lobster Dishes for this Holiday Season

A bowl of creamy delicious lobster

The holidays are stressful enough. Do you really need to add complex meal recipes to your growing to-do list? These three lobster dishes are a perfect way to incorporate a gourmet tasting meal without a dozen trips to the store and a kitchen left in a disaster zone. Recipe 1: Lobster Bisque Lobster Bisque is… Read more »

The Six Types of Salmon You’ll Find in the Store

whole raw salmon fillet on wooden cutting board

Salmon is delicious and healthy, but its taste, texture, and appearance can vary depending on the type of salmon you are dealing with. All types of wild caught salmon are found in the Pacific Ocean, while Atlantic salmon are all farm-raised. However, as you’re scanning the seafood section at your local grocery store, you’ll likely… Read more »

What Is the Mediterranean Diet?

mediterranean diet pyramid next to food

The people living around the Mediterranean Sea are known for living long and healthy lives. Part of the secret to their success is their diet. Experts have lauded the benefits of the Mediterranean diet, linking it to weight loss, heart attack prevention, lowered risks of type 2 diabetes, and more. But how do you get… Read more »

Tips for Marinating Salmon

cooked and marinated salmon on plate with asparagus

Salmon has become one of the world’s favorite fish. Apart from being a culinary delight and among the tastiest fish to eat, it also has numerous health benefits. It can be cooked in a variety of ways, from poaching, to grilling, to searing, to baking, and makes a very versatile meal. Marinating salmon is a… Read more »

Five Ways to Cook Maine Lobster Tails

lobster tails cooking on a grill

Many people don’t realize the versatility available to cooks when it comes to Maine lobster. Try all five of these methods to bring out the delicious flavor of Maine lobster tails in different ways. Boil This is probably the easiest way to cook lobster tails. Just drop them in boiling, salted water, shell and all…. Read more »

Can You Eat Seafood While Pregnant?

woman eating plate of seafood

High in protein and omega-3 fatty acids, seafood is both delicious and healthy to eat. But is it safe to eat while you’re pregnant? The short answer is yes—many types of seafood are perfectly safe to eat while pregnant. However, there are a few caveats. Why you should eat seafood while pregnant The majority of… Read more »

Why Eat Wild Caught Salmon?

raw salmon on a cutting board

These days, the hottest foods are ones that combine delicious taste and natural health benefits. That’s why wild caught salmon has become all the rage. There’s a reason why it shows up on countless “superfood” lists, and is increasingly popular as a healthy option on restaurant menus. Wild caught salmon has real, powerful health benefits… Read more »