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    Heart smart burgers

    Last evening smelled like grilled-burger-heaven in my neighborhood, so I turned to my trusty salmon burger recipe to avoid feeling left out. I mixed in chopped fresh parsley that I had in the fri...

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    Greenpeace Continues Its Ranka Palooza

    Tired old Greenpeace is once again ranking people and making lists. This time in the UK where they are ranking "tinned tuna" based on issues of by catch. Not being a Brit myself, I'm guessing that's w...

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    Skate

    I love happening upon types of food I've never tried before. And restaurants are the perfect place for new-food-test-runs. At a business lunch last Friday, I spotted an intriguing menu item - ska...

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    Make a Wish

    Obviously I love eating fish. But there is one sassy elderly woman out of the UK who fancies fish even more. And one bold nursing home employee very devoted to client satisfaction. According to a ...

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    Arctic char

    Today I wanted to share an article I was quoted in this week. Registered dietitian Carolyn O'Neil has a newspaper column, Healthy Eating Out in Atlanta, and did a feature about a fish popping up on ...

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    Crab quesadillas

    This might be one of the more controversial things I could say, but I really enjoy Rachel Ray. She is fun to watch and her food looks delicious. If nothing else, her recipes give me ideas. The ot...

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    Greenpeace Delusions Front and Center

    Remember back in 1983 when I was the starting quarterback for the Washington Redskins and we beat the Miami Dolphins 27-17 in Super Bowl XVII? Do you remember? No-- of course you don't because I was ...

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    Soft-shell crab

    Here is my delicious sushi dinner from Friday. For appetizers, we split a tasty roll and an even tastier soft-shell crab. In Lloyd's words, "the average soft-shell crab is about the best thing I'...

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    CBS: A Question of Sourcing

    It's not quite the 2004 forged document scandal that ended Dan Rather's storied career at CBS but it does highlight an important issue about sourcing that many in the media overlook. This CBS story...

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    Beware the Misleading Mercury Machine

    Here's an interesting story that's bound to be distorted and eventually find its way into activist propaganda. It comes to us from South Carolina where the Herald reports that health officials there a...

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    Sushi tonight!

    It has been a loooong week, so I'm happy to report just a few simple words... Going out for sushi tonight! I'll let you know how it goes....

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    Poaching

    Poaching is a moist heat method of cooking where food is submerged in a bath of flavorful liquid that's kept just below the boiling point (160 to 180 degrees). Seafood cooked using this technique wil...

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    Marinating

    Many fish and shellfish benefit from a quick soak in a marinade to boost flavor and help retain moisture. Even so, use care when choosing marinade ingredients and limit the seafood's time in the mari...

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    Grilling

    Grilling gives a smoky flavor and crisped texture to finfish and shellfish. It works best for meatier, firmer-fleshed finfish cut in to steaks or fillets with skin. However, flakier finfish, skinles...

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    Broiling

    Oven broiling adds a nutty, browned flavor and crisp texture to foods and is a quick and delicious way to cook many types of seafood. Fillets or steaks of finfish, large scallops or shrimp, and lobst...