Sushi vs. Sashimi


Quick, what’s the difference between sushi and sashimi? Don’t stress if you don’t know.  You’re about to find out. Sushi is technically the rice and vinegar combination served with finger-sized portions of sliced, raw seafood.  Sushi is often a work of art as much as a food. What most of us generically call sushi is […]

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The Perfect Seafood Appetizers


While fish could be the star of any meal, it can also be an excellent starter. Atlantic Seafood Market in Old Saybrook sells delicious side dishes for tonight’s dinner or any special occasion. Atlantic Seafood Market sells baked crab dip, croquettes, herring in wine and cream sauce, scallops in bacon, smoked fish, smoked fish pates […]

Categories : Blog,Crab,Fish,Holiday Meal Planning,How to Cook Fish,Salmon,Seafood Recipes,Shrimp,Specialty Fish,Tuna,White Fish

That One Extra Step to Great-Tasting Fish


Sometimes just a little bit more effort and planning makes a world of difference. Many seafood recipes are like that; just a little bit more work on your part can taste like night and day. Using high quality fish helps. Buying a great fish fillet—without pesticides, growth hormones, added color or preservatives—may taste differently to […]

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Only the Best Seafood for Your Guests


When you’re cooking to impress, you have to break out the seafood. Romantic dinners for two, special celebration and holiday feasts are golden opportunities to purchase and prepare some truly high-quality catches. You’ll want big, bountiful lobsters — a treat for the eyes as well as the tastebuds. Don’t be squeamish about purchasing more than […]

Categories : Blog,Clams,Crab,Fish,Lobster,Oysters,Tuna

The Benefits of Omega-3s


Are you getting enough omega-3 fatty acids? If not, serve up some seafood. Fish are an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids, which “play a crucial role in brain function as well as normal growth and development,” according to the University of Maryland Medical Center article. “Research shows that omega-3 fatty acids reduce inflammation and […]

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