Category Archives: Seafood Sightings

Weekly roundup of seafood-related articles in North Carolina newspapers.

Seafood Sightings: September 30, 2016

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trout-aThe North Carolina Seafood Festival is set for this weekend, Sept. 30 to Oct. 2, in Morehead City. For more information and a schedule of events, visit

While there, visit The Fishermen’s Village, an educational event looking at a day in the life of a commercial fisherman. Find it downtown at Jack’s Waterfront Bar, 513 Evans St., on Saturday from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.

In the meantime, switch things up with these recipes:

Seafood Sightings: September 22, 2016

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trout-aThis week, browse recipes for jumping mullet, littleneck clams, shrimp and scallops.

Seafood Sightings: September 15, 2016

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trout-aPick one of these easy weekday meals for shrimp, fish, crab or clams. Enjoy!

  • BigOven has jumbo crab cakes that are baked instead of fried.
  • Bit and Grain shares a recipe from Chef Ricky Moore, owner of Saltbox Seafood Joint in Durham, for clam chowder.


Seafood Sightings: September 1, 2016

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trout-aSeafood recipes this week include shrimp, crabs and clams.

If time permits, consider taking a short survey on North Carolina foodways being conducted by a professor at UNC-Chapel Hill.

  • News & Observer shares information on a survey being conducted by Marcie Cohen Ferris, a professor of American studies at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, on North Carolina foodways. You have the option to take a 5-minute or 20-minute version of the survey. The deadline is Sept. 5.
  • Coastal Review Online shares a special-occasion recipe for stuffed shrimp.


Seafood Sightings: August 25, 2016

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trout-aCheck out recipes for griddled amberjack collars, seafood stew, bacon-wrapped scallops and shrimp salad. Enjoy!

Seafood Sightings: August 18, 2016

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trout-aThis week’s round up includes several simple recipes for steamed clams, clams casino, grilled shrimp boil packets, fish tacos and roasted soft-shell crabs.

  • Outer Banks Restaurant Guide shares a recipe for fish tacos.

Seafood Sightings: August 11, 2016

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trout-aGreat seafood recipe ideas this week include shrimp, crab and fish. Enjoy!