Food and Eating

Wikipedia/Picanteria Karol Ceviche scallops “cook” in an acidic marinade of citrus and/or vinegar.

The ceviche cure

July 25, 2022 at 12:00 am

“Cooking” without heat is the perfect preparation for a hot summer night.

Photo by Ali Wisch FabreA well-stocked food locker will have plenty of staples on hand like salt, pepper, tea, coffee and sugar.

Provisioning pro-tips: Prep is important

June 20, 2022 at 12:00 am

Planning is key. Plus a recipe for an easy Pasta Fagioli that will keep your crew satisified.

Wikipedia imageSoftshell crabs are simply blue crabs that have molted.

Spring has sprung and so has the soft shell crab!

May 23, 2022 at 12:00 am

These newly-molted crustaceans make for wonderful eating.

Adobe StockMussels are easily farmed and are readily available in supermarket seafood cases. They can also be harvested in the wild.

Mussels bound

April 18, 2022 at 12:00 am

Easily farmed, readily available in New England and very versatile. Mussels are a winner all around.

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This drink really packs a punch

March 14, 2022 at 12:00 am

March/April 2022 By Jean Kerr Fish House Punch for a crowd Not all recipes call for the addition of black tea, but I like the flavor balance it provides, and a bit of caffeine in the mix is welcome. You can freeze a bowl smaller than your punch bowl withRead More

Fresh raw sea small fish smelt before cooking. Top view. On a dark background

Small fries

January 31, 2022 at 12:00 am

Deep-fried smelt are the “ocean’s french fries.”

Frutti di mare on on plate selective focus

Feast of love

November 22, 2021 at 12:00 am

December 2021 By Jean Kerr For Points East Frutti di Mare 1/3 cup of olive oil 1 large, chopped onion 6 cloves of garlic, smashed Red pepper flakes (optional or to taste) 1/2 cup fish or seafood stock 1@ cup dry white wine 1 28 ounce can crushed San MarzanoRead More

The sacred cod: A taste of history

The sacred cod: A taste of history

September 27, 2021 at 12:00 am

These can be made with salt cod. Just be sure to follow the rinsing instructions on the box and taste before salting.Ingredients 1 pound of fresh cod, cut into several large chunks 2 medium potatoes, peeled and diced 4 tablespoons olive oil, divided 1/2 cup diced bell peppers 1/2 cupRead More

Raw and fresh Tuna tartare in white plate - Color Filter Processing

One fish, two fish, yellowfin, bluefin

August 23, 2021 at 12:00 am

September 2021 By Jean Kerr At the public wharf in the little coastal town where I live, there is great excitement when one of our fishermen lands a bluefin (or any large) tuna. Not only is there great pride in catching such a beast – they are tremendously strong gameRead More

Photo by Christopher BirchLooking for a good pairing? Try Nutter Butter cookies and rum.

Chicken catch-a-tory

July 26, 2021 at 12:00 am

August 2021 By Christoper Birch A recipe for when your crew and dog departed by car, and you’re left to advance the boat toward home waters by yourself. (The name conjures up an image of Ye Olde New England flair.) Recipe preface: Food is an essential component of all cookingRead More