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RECIPE: Squid in Ink Bruschetta

Squid in Ink Bruschetta with La Quercia ‘Nduja  What you’ll need: La Quercia ‘nduja Ramon Peña Squid in Ink Olive Oil Ciabatta or Italian bread Garlic cloves Jalapeno Red wine vinegar Lemon A few favorite fresh herbs (we suggest basil, parsley, mint, and oregano) Halved cherry tomatoes

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RECIPE: Deviled Roe

For those just entering the world of tinned fish (welcome!), you might be familiar with the popular tinned tuna, sardines or octopus, but some of our offerings may be new territory for you. Such as the Tinned Hake Roe. You may be wondering, should I try this?

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RECIPE: Octopus Panzanella Salad

Octopus Panzanella Salad (serves 4) This Greek-style bread salad is a quick addition to brighten up any summer meal. It is colorful, flavorful, SO quick to make, and the perfect way to utilize your tinned fish. It easily lends itself to substitutions based on what you have,

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A quick guide to enjoying Tinned Fish the Island Creek way

There are many beautiful things about tinned fish: they are shelf-stable, they are rich in omega-3s, they can be enjoyed in a myriad of ways, and they have the ability to transport us to the balcony of our pied-à-terre in Europe in the summertime (at least in

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RECIPE: Baked Oysters

Baked Oysters Recipe by Chef Jeremy Sewall (Row 34 & Island Creek Oyster Bar) Recipe makes 12 oysters 12 Island Creek Oysters, shucked and bottom shell saved 2 tablespoon canola oil ½ cup minced white onion 2 teaspoons minced garlic 4 slices bacon, chopped fine 2 tablespoons

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RECIPE: Red’s Best Sea Scallops with Pasta

Red’s Best Sea Scallops with Pasta Recipe by Chef Jeremy Sewall of Row 34 and Island Creek Oyster Bar Recipe makes 4 portions Scallops are so versatile and delicious. This recipe is best made with smaller scallops, but, honestly, any size will work! If you don’t have

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RECIPE: Crispy Oyster Sliders

Island Creek Oyster Bar’s Crispy Oyster Sliders Recipe by Chef Jeremy Sewall of Row 34 and Island Creek Oyster Bar Recipe makes 8 sliders⁣ Chef Jeremy put this recipe together keeping in mind that a quick run out to the store is not realistic these days, so

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VIDEO: May your gloves stay warm, and your boots dry.

 While we aren’t sure what 2020 will bring, there is one thing about the New Year that we know for sure…come January 1, you’ll find us where we’ve always been: knee-deep in the ocean tending to the oysters that started this crazy adventure. And we hope

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A Letter on the Winter Solstice

Friends, Today marks the winter solstice: a specific moment in time when we are given a glimpse of hope in an otherwise dark and cold season. The beauty of being an oyster farmer is that you don’t need a calendar to know where you are in the season.

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VIDEO: Angels on Horseback Recipe

Yes, Dana likes it raw. But she also likes it wrapped in bacon (and BONUS, topped with caviar or roe!) Straight from the Island Creek Kitchen, Dana shows us how to drink…uh…wow this holiday with the simplest show-stopping recipe you’ll make this holiday season. Angels on Horseback

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