March 2, 2022

Is March one of the Last Months of Oyster Eating Season?

There is an old guideline that good oysters are only available during those months with the letter “R” in them. Well, this advice originated before refrigerators […]
February 28, 2022

How Seafood Boils Made History

Typically, a seafood boil will feature one or more types of shellfish boiled with seasonings and vegetables to garner the briny and sweet flavors of the […]
January 13, 2022

Celebrate Valentine’s Day by Sharing Seafood

We may be a bit biased, but there is nothing that will say “I love you” more than delicious seafood. Sharing the fruit of the sea […]
December 30, 2021

The Tradition of Oyster Chowder for the Holidays

During the holidays, homes across the Mid-Atlantic region, including Maryland, will be serving oyster chowder. When the first English settlers came to New England, they saw […]
December 22, 2021

Serve Crab Cakes for Cheery Family Christmas!

The holidays are almost here, and families living in Maryland are getting themselves ready for seeing their loved ones and celebrating. Some of us will be […]
December 18, 2021

Feast of the Seven Fishes for Christmas Eve – Part 2

As discussed in Part 1, the origins of the Feast of Seven Fishes celebration can be found in the South of Italy. Part 2 will discuss […]
November 10, 2021

First Thanksgivings Featured Seafood

School taught us about the first Thanksgiving when we were attending kindergarten. Being kids, we ended up calling it “Turkey Day” because of what we ended […]
October 6, 2021

10 Rules for Your Halloween Crab Feast

Although Halloween seems like a free-for-all because anyone can dress up in a whacky costume, a crab feast has to be held with rules to maintain […]
September 6, 2021

Cajun Cooking’s Health Benefits

You may be wondering how Cajun food can taste so delicious and rich and still be healthy for you. There are numerous very healthy ingredients and […]