Monkfish Paprikash

Chicken paprikash is a traditional meal in Hungarian cuisine, and it is one of my favorite comfort classics. Since my life now revolves around the sea, I wanted to try this preparation as a seafood dish, and I chose monkfish. Sometimes called “sea devil,” because of its frightening appearance, monkfish is a meaty fish that…

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The Accidental Pescatarian

My supervisor says, “People are either born into the seafood industry or they fall into it by accident.” After 8 months in the industry, I can attest to this statement. I am surrounded by people from multi-generation seafood families and then those like myself who happened to be in the right place at the right…

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Thanksgiving For One

I spent Thanksgiving alone today. By alone, I mean I never left my apartment. I FaceTimed twice with my family but didn’t have a single in-person interaction with another human. I had mixed feelings going into this holiday. Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. No, it’s my favorite day of the year. I mean what foodie…

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Cod Cheeks with Grits and Lemon-Caper Vinaigrette

I’ve been M.I.A. this summer, as I have been settling into my new role as the Customer Success Manager at Wulf’s Fish. On top of customer service and marketing duties, I have been developing some new seafood recipes to put on our website. This one that I worked on earlier this summer I saved for…

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Boston University Graduation

I once described Boston as “a city in which I could see myself thriving.” I wrote that in 2019 as I was preparing to move for grad school. Three years, countless hours of work, sleepless nights, and a global pandemic later, I walked across the stage at Boston University this weekend having earned my master’s…

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Creamy Crab Cake Pasta

Having lived in Maryland for five years, I have had no shortage of crab in my life, but I found myself wanting to try something new. What happens when a time-honored seafood appetizer gets flipped into a hearty, comforting meal? With all the flavors of a classic crab cake, this pasta dish is sure to…

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Mac’s Shack Wellfleet

Summer is not officially over yet, much to my chagrin. How I long for the temperature to drop and for all the fall foods to come. Since it’s still hot and steamy out, I figured it’s not too late to talk up the best meal from my recent trip to Cape Cod. Chris, Andrew, and…

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Red’s Best – Boston, MA

On Monday, our Culinary Arts class spent our morning session at Red’s Best, a wholesale fish market located at the Boston Fish Pier. Monday was fish day, and our instructor for the day (Chef Jeremy Sewall) thought it would be a good idea for us to meet at the fish pier and tour Red’s Best.…

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The Hungry Trio Takes on Maryland Crabs

If you can believe it, I have now lived in Montgomery Country, MD for over three and a half years, and I had not been to the state capital yet. Annapolis is only a 45 minute to an hour drive from where I have lived and currently live in Maryland, but I have never ventured…

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Slow Cooker German Mussels

A few weeks ago, I saw Chef Geoffrey Zakarian make slow cooker mussels on Food Network’s┬áThe Kitchen. While I was skeptical of making mussels in the slow cooker, I decided to try this recipe for dinner with my friends. I trusted that GZ would not lead me wrong. The prep for this dish was very…

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