6 Health reasons why you should eat more salmon

Author: Steven Christensen · Seafood such as salmon, tuna, and shrimp is known for its health benefits. It’s a rich source of omega-3 fatty acids and high-quality proteins. It also contains many important minerals including zinc, iodine, and phosphorous. Eating fish regularly helps lower cholesterol and reduce the risk of cardiac diseases. Among them, salmon contains high quantities of omega-3 fatty acids which are responsible for maintaining a healthy heart and improving overall health. Salmon is also found to be beneficial for proper cognitive functioning. In this article, we’ll take a look at some of the major health reasons why [...]

2019-04-27T17:08:07-05:00April 28th, 2019|Nutrition|0 Comments

A Guide to Chillable Red Wine

By Lisa Szot Photo by Sara Littlejohn Perk up your palate and take some risks by adding a chill to red wines. While Gamay and Pinot Noir are well-known contenders, the varieties listed here are also ripe for the refrigerator. Whatever you select, serve it at 50–60˚F. Cinsault Widely planted throughout Southern France, this grape’s thin skin produces delicate tannins well-suited for chilling. It is also known for its flowery aroma and fleshy flavors like strawberry and red cherries, which get racy when chilled. These juicy flavors and the acidity of a chilled Cinsault work well with mildly spicy Thai [...]

2019-04-27T16:50:48-05:00April 28th, 2019|Wine|0 Comments

Will America run short of seafood? This ocean farm could save

Author: Chris Woodyard, USA TODAY   (Photo: Sandy Hooper) HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. – On a gray morning, hundreds of glistening black shells tumble down a chute to the deck of a retired Navy landing craft. Mussels are peeled off heavy ropes, sorted by size and cleaned before five crewmen, seated around a table, inspect them for cracks or holes. The biggest and best are placed in bags, a bounty of bivalves destined for sale to restaurants and fish markets. This farm-raised mussel business 6 miles off the coast of California's Orange County marks a new direction for aquaculture by raising seafood in open ocean rather [...]

2019-04-27T17:12:17-05:00April 28th, 2019|News|0 Comments

What’s the best wine to drink with risotto? Ask Decanter

Author: Ellie Douglas What type of wine should you serve with risotto? We ask the experts… What wine should you drink with your risotto? Credit: Katerina Solovyeva / Alamy Stock Photo   Risotto and wine pairing – at-a-glance: A good all-rounder wine to try is a Gavi. Mushroom risotto works well with aged whites with earthy flavours Try a dry Sherry with seafood risotto Truffle risotto would work well with aged Chardonnay.   Risotto is a traditional Italian rice dish, originally from Piedmont, cooked slowly in stock and wine. For an easy all-round match, Fiona Beckett suggests going for Gavi, [...]

2019-04-20T19:58:59-05:00April 21st, 2019|Wine|0 Comments

Canada’s top oyster-producing region to host upcoming seafood festival

Author: Madelyn Kearns   The 13th annual BC Seafood Festival is scheduled to take place in Comox Valley, Vancouver Island, Canada, from 7 to 16 June, 2019, event organizers confirmed on 15 April. The event, considered to be the largest seafood festival in Western Canada, will once again be situated in the Comox Valley region, the top production area for oysters in Canada. Festival features for 2019 include the “Signature Weekend,” comprised of celebrity chef demonstrations, award-winning shellfish and seafood tastings, interactive and educational displays, and competitions. The festival will also host a series of seafood-related contests such as the [...]

2019-04-20T19:48:49-05:00April 21st, 2019|News|0 Comments

Garlic Parmesan Roasted Shrimp

Source: https://damndelicious.net/2014/12/05/garlic-parmesan-roasted-shrimp/ Garlic Parmesan Roasted Shrimp Yield: 4 servings 1 pound medium shrimp (peeled and deveined)2 tablespoons olive oil4 cloves garlic (minced)1/2 teaspoon dried oregano1/2 teaspoon dried basil1/4 cup freshly grated ParmesanKosher salt and freshly ground black pepper (to taste)Juice of 1 lemon2 tablespoons chopped parsley leaves (for garnish) Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Lightly oil a baking sheet or coat with nonstick spray.Place shrimp in a single layer onto the prepared baking sheet. Add olive oil, garlic, oregano, basil and Parmesan; season with salt and pepper, to taste. Gently toss to combine.Place into oven and roast just until [...]

2019-04-20T20:31:25-05:00April 21st, 2019|Recipes|0 Comments

Beginner’s Guide to White Wine

Author: serafinaprod Do vast wine selections, either at the store or on a menu, have you a bit confused? Are you overwhelmed by so many grape types, the perfect food pairings, as well as the diversity of wine flavors? To narrow things down a bit, let’s start with some of the most popular white wines. Here’s a simple, easy to follow, white wine guide — just to get you started. The Beginner’s White Wine Guide Chardonnay By far, the most consumed white wine is Chardonnay. The flavors in a glass of Chardonnay are a blend of tart green apple, crisp [...]

2019-04-13T21:17:12-05:00April 14th, 2019|Wine|0 Comments

Baked Fish with Crumb Topping

Author: Faith Source: https://www.anediblemosaic.com/baked-fish-with-crumb-topping/   Baked Fish with Crumb Topping Yield:  2-4 servings 2 large (about 12 oz each haddock fillets (or any fish you like))1 tablespoon olive oil (plus a little more to grease the baking sheet)1 small onion (finely diced)1 large clove garlic (minced)6 tablespoons breadcrumbs (I used Panko but regular breadcrumbs also work fine)1 1/2 teaspoons fresh minced (or 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme (I think dill would be a great substitution if you don’t have thyme))3 tablespoons fresh minced parsley (divided)Salt and pepper2 teaspoons fresh lemon juiceFresh lemon (for serving) Preheat oven to 400F; line a baking [...]

2019-04-13T21:06:52-05:00April 14th, 2019|Recipes|0 Comments

Whole Foods names Luke’s Lobster, Wild Planet as Suppliers of the Year

Author: Christine Blank     Three seafood suppliers were recognized by Whole Foods Market (WFM) at its seventh annual Supplier Awards, held in Austin, Texas, U.S.A., on 10 April. Luke’s Lobster was named WFM’s Global Supplier of the Year for 2018 and received the retailer’s Purpose Driven Empowerment Award. Luke’s received the distinction for “working hand in hand with WholeFoods Market to build a process that guarantees that all their lobsters adhere to our sustainability requirements and animal welfare standards,” WFM said in a press release. “In just three years, Luke’s Lobster has grown from a small local partner in [...]

2019-04-13T21:20:30-05:00April 14th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Nutrients in Fresh Grouper

Author: Sharon Perkins   Grouper comes in numerous varieties, colors and sizes. Like most fish, grouper contains large amounts of protein, minimal amounts of saturated fat and no sugar. Unlike fatty cold-water fish, grouper does not supply large amounts of healthy omega-3 fatty acids. Grouper can also carry a toxin, ciguatera, which can cause neurological problems if you ingest it. (Image: puchkovo48/iStock/Getty Images) Calories Most fish, including grouper, are naturally low in calories. A 3-ounce raw serving of grouper supplies 100 calories. This equals just 5 percent of your daily calorie intake if you consume an average 2,000-calorie diet. One [...]

2019-04-13T21:11:23-05:00April 14th, 2019|Nutrition|0 Comments