Category Archives: Seafood

Seafood

Béarnaise-inspired Grilled Oyster

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Planning a BBQ? Or… just having a really intense craving for oysters? It’s easier than you think to enjoy restaurant-quality oysters at home by firing up the grill!

Today we’re going to do a Béarnaise-inspired grilled oyster. If you’re not a fan of oysters, this savoury buttery Béarnaise recipe is worth bookmarking because it is to-die-for on a French baguette or sourdough. Continue reading

Dungeness Crab and Chardonnay: A marriage of food and wine

There are just some things in nature that are made for each other. One of those “perfect pairings” is Fresh Dungeness Crab and well made California Chardonnay. As the first boatloads of fresh, sweet crab meat arrive at our stores, we are ready to pair it with two of our favorite Chardonnays: Edna Valley Vineyard Chardonnay and Hahn SLH Chardonnay.

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Why Eat Fish?

A recent article in The Wall Street Journal stated that there are two main reasons why more people don’t eat fish. One reason is a fear of health risks. The second is a lack of understanding of how to buy and cook it properly.

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Why Eat Fish?

Research shows that there are several important benefits to including fish in your diet:

  • Fish is rich in omega-3 fatty acids and vitamins such as D and B2 (riboflavin) that are beneficial to heart and brain health. Since the human body does not produce omega-3 fatty acids, they are best absorbed from the food we eat.
  • Fish is rich in calcium and phosphorus and is a great source of minerals including iron, zinc, iodine, magnesium and potassium.
  • Fish is packed with protein, vitamins and nutrients that can lower blood pressure and help reduce the risk of a heart attack or stroke.

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Our Chardonnay Picks For The 2013-2014 Crab Season

There are just some things in nature that are made for each other. One of those “perfect pairings” is Fresh Dungeness Crab and Napa Valley Chardonnay. As the first boatload of fresh, sweet crab meat reaches our stores, we are ready to pair it with two of our favorite Napa Valley Chardonnays from Frank Family and Groth.

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Introducing Fishpeople seafood entrees

We’re excited to welcome the newest member of our grocery family – Fishpeople!

Based in Portland, Oregon, Fishpeople creates delicious seafood entrees with a commitment to supporting sustainable, wild fisheries in the Pacific Northwest. Fishpeople’s ready-to-eat, wild caught seafood meals in shelf stable poaching pouches are revolutionary because they make it possible to have a delicious seafood meal anywhere, any time – a camping trip, a lunch on the go, or a last-minute dinner for the kids.

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