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Salmon Fishing in Alaska + Salmon Recipes

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Salmon Fishing For the past two weeks I have been on a working vacation in Alaska. I was offered the opportunity to be the guest celebrity chef on Holland America. Anywhere in the world, mind you… and I chose Alaska! I’ve wanted to go to Alaska since the 3rd grade. My grandparents traveled there often… Read more »

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Celebrate Summer with Sustainable Seafood

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Celebrate Summer The Fourth of July means fireworks, fun, flags, and of course food. It’s time to celebrate summer! Nearly 80% of Americans will be grilling this weekend, making it one of the biggest seafood buying weeks of the year. A lot of folks will be grilling burgers and brats, there will be flocks of barbecued chicken,… Read more »

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Southern Recipes: Catfish and Collard Green Slaw Tacos

Sustainable Seafood: Catfish and Collard Green Slaw Tacos October is National Seafood Month. Join in the celebration with the Monterey Bay Aquarium & Seafood Watch National Sustainable Seafood Taco Day on Saturday, October 4. Chefs nationwide will be highlighting tacos on their menu and sharing the story of their sustainable seafood ingredients with their customers — and… Read more »

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Eat It to Save It: Bristol Bay Salmon

Fishing for Salmon The beach calls to many this time of year. I absolutely love the ocean. It’s so intensely primal and the only thing that could remotely come close would be the basic human reaction to fire. I’m pretty certain that if I lived at the beach I’d ditch my red Chanel lipstick pretty… Read more »

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Wicked Tuna: A Deal with the Devil

Founded in 1888, the National Geographic Society, one of the largest nonprofit scientific and educational organizations in the world, works to inspire people to care about the planet. There were two magazines we weren’t allowed to play with when I was growing up: Southern Living and National Geographic. They were the “important” magazines. They were special…. Read more »

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