Author: Mark Masker

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WWF Blueprint for Proofing Shrimp Supply Chains

The World Wildlife Fund says that shrimp is “the most valuable traded seafood by volume, representing $32 billion in annual trade.” With that kind of endorsement, it’s no wonder that farmed shrimp may be a great weapon in combating the growing worldwide demand for animal protein. How? By doing more […]

jb's fish camp

JB’s Fish Camp and Restaurant

JB’s Fish Camp is as much an experience as it is a restaurant. Not only does it serve food, it also offers kayaking, river tours, and they’ll cook your catch for you if you go fishing. It’s located on Highway A1A on the south side of New Smyrna Beach. You […]

chile lime shrimp recipe

Chile Lime Garlic Shrimp

Serve this chile lime shrimp with Baja Gazpacho for an unforgettable shrimp cocktail or just enjoy them straight off the grill. Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds (21-25) shrimp, peeled and de-veined, tails attached For the marinade: 1/2 cup lime juice (juice of four limes) 2 tablespoons minced Thai chilies 2 tablespoons […]

ivar's acres of clams

Ivar’s Acres of Clams and Pier 54 Fish Bar

I first met Ivar’s Acres of Clams and Pier 54 Fish Bar when I was a kid in college studying animation. You can tell how well the latter worked out (spoiler: I ain’t exactly working for Disney). My venture into the former, however, was much better. I’d stopped into Seattle […]

horseshoe crabs

COVID Vaccine: Are Horseshoe Crabs Key to it?

Only COVID-19 could make catching crabs a good thing (medically, anyway; they’re always good for food). Over the last forty years it’s seen use in the research and production of many injectible medicines and vaccines, not to mention medical devices, both in the USA and internationally. That’s because horseshoe crab […]

sichuan asparagus recipe

Sichuan Asparagus

While not a seafood dish itself, this Sichuan asparagus recipe makes an excellent accompaniment to shrimp, fish, and other entrees of the ocean. Ingredients 12 spears asparagus, tough ends removed and cut into thirds 1 tablespoon olive or canola oil 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1/2 teaspoon grated ginger 1 teaspoon […]

szechwan shrimp recipe

Sichuan Shrimp Recipe

This recipe makes an impressive shrimp entrĂ©e that is easy to prepare, yet elegant in its presentation. Ingredients 1/4 cup fish stock or clam juice 1-2 tablespoons Sriracha, depending on heat desired 1 tablespoon reduced sodium soy sauce 2 teaspoons cornstarch 1 teaspoon honey or agave syrup 1/2 teaspoon crushed […]

smoked scallop macaroni and cheese

Seabear Smokehouse: Smoked Scallop Macaroni and Cheese

Smoked Scallop Macaroni and Cheese sounds about as comfy as it gets. And Seabear Smokehouse sells it in one pound trays. What this means is, you can go buck wild binge eating while binge watching on a cold fall or winter night. You’re not limited to some little cup-type dish. […]

Poke Me

If raw fish dishes are your jam, then you need to try poke if you haven’t already. Hailing from the Hawaiian Islands, the diced fish dish works as either an appetizer or a main entree. Although skipjack tuna (aka aku) is a poke mainstay, octopus (he’e) is a traditional take […]