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Seafood Louisiana Style: Flavorful and Delicious

While many things may come to mind when you think of Louisiana, one rises tantalizingly above the rest: food. This southern state is known for its rich epicurean tradition. From mouthwatering jambalaya to piquant gumbo and everything in between, there’s nothing quite like it. And while some might insist that Louisiana is the only place to get real Cajun and ... Read More »

We’re on a (Lobster) Roll! Introducing Red Hook Lobster Pound

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With something as simple as lobster rolls, divinity is in the details, and our newest partner, Red Hook Lobster Pound, has those down. So much so, in fact, that their lobster roll food truck was named the “Best in America” by The Daily Meal! Founded in 2008 by lobster-loving husband and wife and team Ralph Gorham and Susan Povich, Red Hook ... Read More »

How to Steam a Live Maine Lobster

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  Steaming live lobsters results in extremely tender and moist lobster meat–and less of a chance of overcooking it than if you boil or bake it. Better yet, it’s not as messy as boiling and there’s nothing hard about steaming live lobster, so long as you know and follow a few important tips. Our latest partner, lobster experts Catch a ... Read More »

Introducing Catch a Piece of Maine: The Best Source for Fresh Lobster Plus an Amazing Deal!

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We’re thrilled to announce we’ve added yet another delicious partner offering iconic American delicacies: top U.S. lobster source Catch a Piece of Maine, plus an awesome deal on lobster (below). Located directly on the Portland waterfront, family owned Catch a Piece of Maine is our preferred source for live Maine lobsters for four simple reasons: 1. Pro Shipping: They ship thousands ... Read More »

The Secret to Successful Crab Feasts

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The critical ingredient in everything from crab cakes to seafood salads to steamed crabs, crabs are some of the most popular and nutritious shellfish out there. But how do you know which type of crab to buy, given that there are Maryland crabs, King crabs, Dungeness crabs, and Snow crabs on the market? With so many choices, it’s no wonder ... Read More »

Savor National Oyster Day with Turner’s Oysters Rockafella!

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If you’ve ever had oysters served slathered in a creamy-dreamy sauce and baked, you know they are one of the world’s greatest decadences. But if you haven’t tried the oysters Rockafella from famed Turner’s Seafood outside Boston, Massachusetts, trust us: you’re missing out. The freshly shucked oysters served on the half shell and baked with sautéed spinach, bacon, Gruyère cheese, ... Read More »

Today’s Excuse to Feast: Tomorrow is National Lobster Day!

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In honor of delight that accompanies throwing on a bib and cracking claws and then some, we present you with our favorite way to celebrate National Lobster Day (tomorrow, June 15): a clambake for two! Not just any old clambake, this one hails from Turner’s Seafood, New England’s most trusted source for fresh seafood. It comes with two live lobsters, two pounds of ... Read More »

Friday Food Fetish: Turner’s Baked Stuffed Shrimp!

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As we roll into the weekend, we’re thinking of delicious dining opportunities. And the baked stuffed shrimp from Turner’s Seafood in Melrose, Massachusetts, is one of them. Premium wild jumbo shrimp coated with Turner’s legendary seafood vegetable stuffing and a drizzle of fresh lobster basil cream sauce, they’re the ultimate appetizer or entree. The best part? All you need to do ... Read More »