Scallops on the Mango Shell

Scallop Mango Ceviche

Classic ceviche involves using raw fish and relying on the acidity of your sauce to “cook” the fish for you. Getting that dish right safely is a challenge even for pros, but you can enjoy those wonderful, fresh summer flavors in this dish with confidence that you and your guests will be as safe as you are well fed.

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50 Ways to Heat Your Flounder

Fish Tacos with Rhubarb Salsa

I spent one college summer working at a bustling seafood restaurant in coastal Maine. While most guests came for the mountains of fried clam strips, there were a handful of customers that would make the most out of the menu to create a better meal for themselves. This often included passing on the fried food and opting for the broiled fish filet instead. Recognizing (and silently applauding their effort) meant that I didn’t have the heart to tell them just how much butter went on that filet before it was broiled. Ultimately their “better” choice wasn’t much improved at all.

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Graduating to More Grown-Up Eating

Sweet Potato Chili

You’ve graduated from college and are headed out on your own. Really on your own, with no meal plan as your food safety net, perhaps no roommate to share the burden of purchasing and preparing food—and if you’ve got a job, it’s likely you won’t be getting regular infusions of cash from the bank of Mom and Dad, either. Congratulations are in order for sure, but it’s also time to test your mettle. One thing you might not have given any thought to yet (and that’s okay), is how to best feed yourself something that is actually nutritious, and not just quick and tasty (looking at you, instant ramen noodles). Now is a good time to learn a few basics so you can eat like the newly minted adult you are.

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Nutrition for Everyone

Piquante Pepper Snackers

Eating well can be hard. If you’ve got to feed folks with allergies, poor appetites, special nutritional needs, and strong flavor preferences, making one dish that works for everyone can be next to impossible. These are a few of our favorite choices for keeping everyone at your table happy and nourished.

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What Do I Do With This Weird Veggie?

Beef Stew with Fennel and Shallots

Maybe you’ve got a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) share and have received something you don’t recognize. Maybe you saw something new-to-you at the farmer’s market, or maybe you just want to broaden your culinary horizons and picked up something new in the produce department. Whatever the reason, the question “what in the world do I do with this veggie?” is something most of us grapple with at some point.

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