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Cooking the catch of the day or something you pick up at an area seafood shop, is a part of a way of life at the beach. We asked area chefs to share their recipes and techniques with you.

Smoking The Blues

We had another great bluefish run again this spring, the big gators are one of my favorite fish to catch. They are super aggressive blowing up top waters and fight hard. I was lucky enough to land over a dozen fish this spring all over ten pounds, including a 37" 16 pound bluefish on a popper that earned me a citation. I released most of the…
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Spring Break Ceviche

For the hunting and fishing types, this is typically the most non-eventful part of the year until the perch and shad start running and turkey season opens up. This is also about the only time of year a chef in these parts can take a break from work. This year I took my annual spring break trip down to Florida to see friends and…
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Allure Of The Shad

March - still winter, and it often feels like it here on Delmarva. Cold and windy, gray, maybe even a last snowstorm and a short freeze to come.Yet, there are also those warm days announcing the approach of spring - the sun is rising and setting a little farther to the nartherd (north) every day. The red-winged blackbird is singing from on
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MONKEYSEA’S BLACK ‘N BLUEFISH

MONKEYSEA’S BLACK ‘N BLUEFISH Bob Jones With chopper blues making an unusual inshore appearance this spring, you might be looking for a new recipe that will work with fillets that tend to be a bit on the oily side.  One of my favorite recipes for bluefish is borrowed from the Caribbean, where hot and spicy are standard fare. 4 fresh…
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Killin & Grillin

Greetings and salutations! For those of you that don’t know me, my name is Forrest- Forrest Moyer; homegrown Sussex Countian with 14 years in the restaurant business. I started back in 1998 as a dishwasher, worked my way to kitchen management, am currently in fish sales, and have had the pleasure of working under some of the best chefs our…
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