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An Oprah-Crafted Meal Plan

Oprah Winfrey has been on television since 1976 where she worked as the youngest and first black female news anchor at Nashville’s WLAC-TV. Needless to say, Oprah’s been around for a while and shows no signs of going anywhere. Each year, Oprah releases a list of her favorite things from the past year. At FoodyDirect, we’re lucky because we have ... Read More »

Say Goodbye to Summer with These 5 Seasonal Foods

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School may be starting, the days may be growing shorter, and the weather may be turning crisp, but it’s still summer. Which means you’ve got at least a little while longer to enjoy the finest flavors of the season. Read on for a roundup of five perfect pics to make summer — or at least, the taste of summer — ... Read More »

Thought Leader Series: An Alaskan Seafood Adventure

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Erin Pennings is a lifelong Alaskan with a passion for the Last Frontier and its phenomenal seafood. A marketer by trade, she serves up tasty treats and fun feats as a food/lifestyle blogger at SalmonAtSeven.com Alaska is a land of extremes. Of volcanoes and glaciers. Of daylight and night. Of mountains and deep fjords. Of the largest and smallest creatures ... Read More »

4 Ways to Serve Seafood at Your Next Outdoor Shindig

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Seafood and summer go together like bacon and eggs, like french fries and ketchup, like sun and fun. And while a backyard BBQ is usually the domain of burgers, dogs, and steaks, there’s no reason forgo the succulent, refreshing seafood options for your next outdoor shindig. Especially since we have several new offerings perfect for the next hot day and special occasion, ... Read More »

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 »

3 Ways to Celebrate Seafood This Summer

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There’s something about that light, fresh taste of seafood, the fact that it’s as good on a salad as it is warmed on a plate with sides, and the slurpy, sloppy way of experiencing fresh cracked crab or lobster that makes these delicacies an important part of summer. Even better, they’re quick and easy to prepare, which is essential during ... Read More »

Soup Up the Cold Winter Nights

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If Punxsutawney Phil is correct, we’ve got another six weeks of bone-chilling reasons to snuggle up with a nice bowl of soup. But you don’t have to throw on galoshes and trudge to the store for ingredients to whip up the most soothing, delicious, wholesome winter heart-warmers. Order any of the following soups and they’ll arrive at your door ready ... 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 »